Call for Applications (Communications)

Role Description:

The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing communications plans for all reports
  • Deepening impact through innovative ideas and collaborations 
  • Regularly updating relevant stakeholders and experts on Vidhi’s work
  • Maintaining an online social media presence

The position will require the ability to effectively communicate Vidhi’s work to diverse stakeholders, and excellent organisational skills.

Eligibility Criteria

Essential requirements:
Candidates must have prior work experience in outreach/communications.

Desirable requirements:
Degrees in mass communication, law, public policy, or the social sciences would be an asset, as would prior work experience in the nonprofit sector. 

Number and Duration:
Vidhi is looking to hire one person to fill this role. Vidhi contracts run for one year, with an option to renew by mutual agreement of the Research Director and the Communications Coordinator. 

What Can You Expect

  • Opportunities to engage with multiple stakeholders relevant to Vidhi’s diverse areas of work.
  • A non-hierarchical work environment, and opportunities to ideate and lead self-directed projects.
  • Salaries will be competitive and commensurate with experience, in the range of Rs. 80,000 to Rs. 1,50,000, depending on relevant qualifications. 

Procedure for Application

Interested candidates should send only electronic copies of the following to careers@vidhilegalpolicy.in with the subject line “Application for Communications Coordinator”:

  1. Latest Curriculum Vitae (CV) in not more than two A4 pages;
  2. A brief statement of motivation in applying for the position (not to exceed 500 words);
  3. One reference letter from a professional source (The reference letter should be separately emailed to us by the person writing it, and not by the applicant). 
  4. Vidhi released a Manual on Plain-Language Drafting, available at https://vidhilegalpolicy.in/reports-1/2017/3/15/manual-on-plain-language-drafting. Prepare a 1-2 page plan on how best to disseminate the report’s suggested reforms so as to create maximal legal and policy impact. 

The deadline to submit applications is 27th August, 2017.