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Policy Communications Associate



Marketing & Communications
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

We Are Hiring: Associate, Outreach and Communications


Civis is looking for an Outreach and Communications Associate to join our team to assist in building and executing high-impact campaigns for Civis and for a joint campaign between Civis and Godrej, namely #ChooMacchar. Work distribution for communications tasks will be split equally between the Civis Communications team and the #ChooMacchar campaign.


The candidate would be required to:

  • Ideate and design new methods to communicate technical policy documents to non-technical audiences across India.
  • Design and roll out frequent communication like newsletters, social media posts, videos, program updates and campaign reports under the supervision of the Outreach and Communications Senior Associate.
  • Design messaging and graphics for campaigns, including compelling proposals and other collaterals that increase Civis’ brand value.
  • Assist in capturing video footage of campaigns, conducting interviews, video editing, audio editing
  • Assist product team in building and managing micro-sites for campaigns, including managing our growing community to deliver a meaningful experience to our community members.
  • Draft press releases and other media communications for events and campaigns, along with building and maintaining a media database and other influencers.
  • Assist Outreach and Communications team in developing strategies for high-impact, sustaining partnerships across print/online media and radio.
  • Assist in reviewing new marketing insights by analysing qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Assisting the Outreach and Governance teams in event coordination and management.


  • A graduate in Law, Public Policy, Communications, Mass Media, Public Relations, or any other relevant field.
  • 2+ years of marketing or communications experience, preferably in a non-profit setting.
  • Proven skills in managing and leading time-bound campaigns.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with software used for social media design and management, like Canva, Later, Wix, etc.
  • Must have video editing skills, preferably using applications like WonderShare Filmora, Adobe Premiere Pro. etc.
  • Must have experience in using CRM software like MailChimp, Stripo.
  • Must have knowledge in using software for admin and office management like GSuite, Dropbox, Trello, etc.
  • Open Minded; prior experience in the non-profit and Governance sector is not a prerequisite, but you must be open minded to learn about these sectors. You must also have experience in the development of creative concepts.
  • Empathetic; you understand what our community needs and issues that your teammates face.
  • Execution-oriented; you’re highly organised; you’re comfortable managing many work streams; you know how to make the right trade-offs.
  • Solution-oriented; you’re able to think of out-of-the-box solutions that work with limited resources.
  • Collaborative; you work well with all kinds of people and teams; you’re open to learning from partners and peers.
  • Communication; proven strong oral and written communication skills and expertise in customising content for multiple formats.


  • You’re passionate about citizen engagement and have volunteered, founded or worked for a citizen engagement or campaigning platform.
  • You’ve worked in an entrepreneurial environment which needed you to think on your feet and take decisions independently.
  • A background in journalism is a bonus.

Deadline to apply: 24th September 2023. However, interviews will commence immediately and on a rolling basis. Early applications are advised.

Location: Mumbai, India | Full-Time, with two days per week remote work | Remuneration Range: Rs. 5.4 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh per annum, with additional employee benefits.

Link to Apply: https://forms.gle/nrsBTPhha7RHUWbx9