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Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations: Recruitment announcement
Position: Policy Communications Officer
Job ID: – PCO 009-05-2024
Location: Delhi

Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) is looking to hire a full-time Policy Communications Officer to be part of a team that is responsible for formulating and implementing ICRIER’s media and communication strategy. We are looking for an experienced professional who will play a crucial role in scaling up ICRIER’s outreach across different platforms, including digital platforms. To know more about ICRIER: www.icrier.org

Job Description:

  • Facilitate ICRIER’s research dissemination and outreach program to enhance its image as a credible, balanced and innovative policy think tank;
  • Work closely with the research teams to distil complex concepts into coherent and easy-to-understand communications material, including regular outreach to Draft press releases, blogs, FAQs, tweets, video scripts, and key messages. Brief spokespeople and staff interviews. Identify and proactively present stories to highlight ICRIER/IPCIDE’s work.
  • Assist in the preparation of ICRIER’s monthly newsletter, podcast, annual report, working paper summaries, and maintain the event calendar;
  • Boost the outreach of our events by preparing flyers for the event, media statements, press releases and answering media inquiries, ;
  • Handle and boost digital outreach of ICRIER in channels such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc., including maintain the website and creating and uploading contents such as infographics, short videos, ; and
  • Develop and maintain close, productive relationships with key journalists and influencers in tech, policy, and business press

Qualifications:

Candidates with a Master’s degree in communications/ mass communications, social media management or Master’s degree in related fields such as Economics, Public Policy, Political Science would be preferred.

Experience: 

At least three years of   experience   in   Communications, Public   Relations, Business Communications, Policy Communications or Journalism and with a well- known organization is a requirement. The candidate is expected to have knowledge of latest social media tools and technologies, writing and verbal skills and demonstrated ability to calibrate communications to resonate with target audiences; abilities to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video formats; photography, videography and editing skills desirable. Knowledge of working with think tanks and similar organizations preferred, advanced knowledge of economic and tech policy issues is desirable. The selected person will work closely with the Senior Fellow (Communications) and rest of our communication and administration team.

    • A cover letter expressing interest in working on this
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Work Sample [event flyer, details of existing social media handles managed, or any other relevant sample]
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • Application Deadline: May 20, 2024. Only submissions within the designated timeline will be considered.
  • Compensation: The CTC for this position is between INR 15-20 lacs, with an additional annual performance allowance of up to 40% of CTC.