Digital Empowerment Foundation is always looking for enthusiastic interns, volunteers, researchers, writers and travellers, and degree or qualification is never a criterion. In fact, anybody, who is interested in ensuring ICT tools and digital media are used for helping the poorest of poor in the remotest of remote locations in an effort to pull them out of information darkness and empower them with digital literacy and access to information, can apply for an opportunity to work with DEF India.

Position: Social Media Officer

Location:
New Delhi
 

Type of Job:
Full time
 

Education:

Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in communication & journalism, development communication, public relations, advertising or other related field.

 

Programme:

DigiKargha is digitally empowering handloom clusters and weaver communities of India. It is operational in ten clusters currently. Each of the cluster has its own aesthetic value, culture and social aspect. To know more about this programme – www.dcdpindia.org

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare communication strategy and plan for DigiKargha including images, video and written material.
  • Design social media campaigns for DigiKargha and promote its products online.
  • Oversee and maintain programme outreach and produce communication material for public outreach.
  • Coordinate communication activities and communication related to events at national level.
  • Updating and maintenance responsibility for the websites.
  • Develop content for public information products including press releases, PowerPoint presentations, proposals, success stories, newsletter and annual report
  • Maintain Social media and web presence, storytelling, photography, videography and creative writing, documentation for DigiKargha.
  • Maintain photo, video, campaign archive and support in products based photoshoots.n

 

Competencies:

Social Media tools, Content Writing, fluency in oral and written English & Hindi, Visual intelligence, SEO knowledge, Creative mindset, knowledge of Digital marketing trends.

 

Work Experience:

A minimum of 2 years of progressive work experience in civil society communications, media relations, editorial production or journalism, is required.

 

Remuneration:

A minimum of 3.6 – 4.0 Lakh of per annum remuneration will be paid. It is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience.

 

To apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter and minimum of two writing sample to udita@defindia.org with the name of the post in the subject line and cc it to mallika.shah@defindia.org.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: Senior Communication & Media Officer

Location:
New Delhi
 

Type of Job:
Full time
 

Education:

Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in communication & journalism, development communication, public relations or other related field.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare communication strategy and plan in line with the organizations programmes.
  • Development of an advocacy and communication material for all DEF programmes.
  • Develop content and design social media campaigns.
  • Oversee and maintain programme outreach and produce communication material for public outreach.
  • Coordinate communication activities and communication related to events at national level.
  • Updating and maintenance responsibility for the websites.
  • Develop content for public information products including fact sheet, press releases, media advisories, PowerPoint presentations, proposals, success stories, newsletter and annual report
  • Design of campaigns and fundraising events, preparing elevator’s pitch, Social media and web presence, storytelling, photography, videography and creative writing, documentation
  • Support the development of knowledge products based on research findings.
  • Set up a web platform to raise awareness, engage the public and upload key knowledge products.

 

Competencies:

Content Writing, Professionalism, Planning and Organizing, Communication, fluency in oral and written English & Hindi, Work in teams, Development and Innovation, Decision Making

 

Work Experience:

A minimum of 2-4 years of progressive work experience in civil society communications, media relations, editorial production or journalism, is required.

 

Remuneration:

A minimum of 5.4 – 6.0 Lakh of per annum remuneration will be paid. It is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience.

 

To apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter and minimum of two writing sample to udita@defindia.org with the name of the post in the subject line and cc it to aanchal@defindia.org.
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: Senior Software Developer

Location:
Delhi
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with product manager to understand business requirements and turn them into technical specification and write high quality code
  • Participate in peer-reviews of solution design and related code
  • Package and support deployment of releases
  • Develop, refine, and tune integrations between applications
  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
  • Create technical specifications and test plans

 

Competency / Specialization:

  • Extensive experience with C# and ASP.net / .NET Core 2.0 / .NET Web API core framework concepts and fundamentals/ MVC
  • REST Web services & API Experience
  • Strong architectural knowledge with two or more of – Micro Services, 12 Factor Applications and Event Driven architectures
  • Messaging knowledge (Topics, Queues & Publish Subscribe)
  • Experience with database development including relational database design, SQL, and ORM
  • Agile Delivery experience
  • Deploying .Net Core web application/api in Windows and Linux
  • Experience with web development technologies including ASP.NET, MVC3, EF, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX and CSS, LINQ.
  • Experience with core Microsoft .Net technologies including: WCF, LINQ, and EF
  • Experience designing and developing enterprise grade software
  • Experience with source control management systems and deployment environment
  • Experience with debugging, performance profiling and optimization.
  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories
  • Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholders
  • Experience with user interface design and prototyping

 

Educational Qualification:

B.Tech/BE in IT/CS from any recognized university.

 

Professional Qualification:

3-5 years

 

Communication (English / Hindi / Other Language):

English/Hindi

 

To apply
Please send your CV to nidhi.jain@defindia.org with the name of the post in the subject line. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.