Communications Associate


The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy (“Vidhi”) is an independent think tank doing legal research to make better laws and improve governance for the public good. Vidhi is committed to producing legal research of the highest standard with the aim of informing public debate and contributing to improved governance. Vidhi works with Ministries of the Government of India and State Governments, as well as other public institutions, providing research and drafting support at various stages of law-making. Vidhi also conducts and freely disseminates independent research in areas of legal reform which it believes is critical to India’s future. Vidhi is an equal opportunity employer and neither practices nor tolerates any kind of discriminatory behaviour.


The Communications Associate will work with the Impact Collective to implement communications strategies at Vidhi. 

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Identifying and managing external agencies and vendors for the implementation plans and overseeing their work.
  2. Keeping Vidhi’s social media up to date and ensuring the work is communicated via social media, and executing strategies for the same. 
  3. Collating media connections for effective communication of Vidhi’s work and impact.
  4. Maintaining records of media coverage and collating analytics and metrics; mapping influencers;
  5. Responsibility for regular website CMS and management of website agency, and sharing of content on Vidhi’s social media channels; including developing creative content for the Instagram channel.
  6. Supporting the development of and maintaining the mailing list on Mailchimp; regular internal and external newsletters; sending out event mailers; special mailers; targeted outreach; all event-related coordination and management.
  7. Any other communications requirements that may evolve in line with the skills of the person over time.


  1. A graduate degree in Communications, Mass Media, Public Relations, or any other relevant field.
  2. Prior work experience in the development sector;
  3. A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience;
  4. Excellent command over the English language with good writing skills;
  5. Ability to work amicably with multiple stakeholders and absorb research cutting across themes along with a willingness to learn.
  6. Experience in content editing and knowledge of design softwares such as Canva.


  1. Prior work experience in social/legal research and advocacy 
  2. Fluency in Marathi and/or Kannada 
  3. Working knowledge of ChatGPT for communications purposes
  4. Prior experience of coordinating events and managing vendors in a mid-sized organisation 
  5. Experience in video production 
  6. Experience of working with website Content Management Systems (CMS), such as WordPress 


New Delhi with occasional travel to Bengaluru and Mumbai


Interested candidates should apply through our online portal and must submit the following documents merged in one document.

1) Latest Curriculum Vitae (CV) in not more than two A4 pages;

2) A statement of motivation (500 words) on why the candidate is interested in applying for this position;

3) Work Samples (previously designed content, written work, edited videos, etc); to be uploaded on a google drive and add the link for it in the merged document itself; and

4) Names and details of 2 references.

The deadline to submit applications is 10 June 2024. 

Please do not email us your resumes and cover letters; only queries may be sent through email, addressed to with the subject line “Query – Communications Associate”.

Only those applications received through the online portal will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Hence, the earlier one applies, the better.