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Saturday, February 7, 2009



Location: New Delhi

Reporting to: Director Marketing & Communication


Oxfam India is a result of the merger of the different Oxfam’s that have been operating in India for the last fifty years as separate entities: Oxfam Trust, Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Australia, Oxfam Hong Kong and Intermon Oxfam (Spain). It undertakes all the activities of an Oxfam affiliate: international and national rights-based programming, international and national advocacy and campaigning, humanitarian response and fundraising. As a national member of an international confederation, it plays a strategic role in campaigns and advocacy, both domestically and internationally. Oxfam India aims to be a role model for promoting gender equality and diversity.

Reason for Hire:

The organization seeks to hire Media & Communication Manager who will be responsible for conceptualizing & managing all internal and external communication activities; to support Oxfam’s fundraising, advocacy work & campaigns.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• Conceptualise, design and execute internal and external communication strategies for Oxfam India; to support advocacy, campaign & fundraising initiatives.
• Responsible for development and delivery of a national media & brand building strategy to effectively communicate Oxfam’s advocacy and campaign messages through mainstream print and electronic media.
• Manage media relations and ensure publicity/visibility of Oxfam campaigns in India and International media.
• Work with various Oxfam Programme Managers and Officers, to identify priority themes and develop advocacy messages, press briefings, news features, case studies and other communication material for dissemination through mass media.
• Developing all the media, publicity, marketing & fundraising messages and the communication material around them.
• To organize press conferences, media briefings, visit of press reporters to programme locations to highlight Oxfam’s programme priorities and campaign messages.
• Capacity building of Oxfam India staff in communication, media and campaigning work and of the fundraising team in the areas of communicating with donors.
• Support the Director Marketing on all communications & brand building mechanisms to support fundraising activities.
• Lead & manage the Communications Team.

• Masters Degree in Mass Communication Studies or any other discipline relevant to the position.
• Atleast 10 -15 years of overall experience with skills in designing & implementing communication and media strategies, preferably within the development sector.
• In -depth exposure of using various media platforms – like print, electronic & online; for dissemination of advocacy & campaign messages and support to fundraising initiatives.
• Strong networks within the media sector; with the ability to organize and deliver high profile media events
• Team management skills (Ability to manage & motivate a team of alteast 5 people).

Third Sector Partners, a leading CxO and board search firm in the Not for Profit sector has been retained by Oxfam India. Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a covernote to or Contact us at: +91 22 6660 3558/6660 3559. Only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Last date for receiving applications is 15th February 2009.

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