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Posting Title:Media Communication Manager
Job Location: India
Skill Required: Media And Communication,
Preferred Experience: 7 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 15th Jan, 2021

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Job Description

About the Organization:

Population Foundation of India (PFI) is a national non-government organization at the forefront of policy advocacy and research on population, health, and development issues in the country. PFI leads advocacy efforts and works as a think-tank dedicated to promoting and advocating effective formulation and implementation of gender-sensitive population, health and development policies, strategies, and programs in the country. Over the years, PFI has played a catalytic role to address issues relating to gender equality, women empowerment, and other social determinants.

Position: Media Communication Manager



  • Developing media strategy basis organization’s strategy and specific projects objectives

Media Engagements

  • Writing articles /ops eds on issues relevant to the organization’s work
  • Developing press releases and media advisories, and responding to media requests
  • Tracking and documenting media articles on Population Foundation of India and themes related to its work and sharing updates internally with colleagues
  • Maintaining a regularly updated media list (including national and regional media)
  • Use different tools and methods to undertake media analysis to help PFI strategize its media advocacy efforts

Knowledge generation and dissemination

  • Lead along with Head KM the preparation of speaking points on relevant topics for Executive Director and other SMT members, as and when required

Communication support across programs

  • Providing writing and editorial support to program teams for communication products and for organizational communication including annual reports, program communications, advocacy briefs and papers, donor reports, etc.
  • Support to teams on collecting key stories and information for newsletters and website
  • Traveling to PFI’s state offices and other program locations as and when required for media sensitization visits

Corporate Communication

  • Support rollout and continued adherence to branding strategy, management of PFI events, support and development of key organization documents and promotional materials and fundraising materials


  • Prepare fundraising communication and presentations


  • Working together: Is a team player and works closely within the team as well as with cross-functional teams
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal skills to network
  • Responsiveness: Understands the demands of PFI’s communication needs and can identify and respond to urgent tasks
  • Willingness to Learn: Continuously works towards improving professional competence by acquiring new skills
  • Delivering Results: Is goal-oriented and takes initiative in identifying alternate methods to ensure high-quality results.
  • Adaptability and Initiative: Quickly adapt to organizational demands and is open to take new challenges
  • Adherence to Policies: Abides by organizational norms and policies all the time

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Articles, statements, and responses researched, authored, and published in media
  • Media responses and regular analysis of reports using analytics tools
  • Development of priorities and strategy for media engagement
  • Up-to-date media list

Required Skills:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in journalism / Public Relations
  • Past experience of more than 8 years working in editing/reporting roles in media
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English; proficiency in Hindi is desirable
  • Previous experience in thematic areas of health, women’s status, family planning, sexual health and rights, and other related issues would be an added asset


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