Thursday, June 25, 2009

Chief Marketing Officer: Required by Indian NGO

Kaivalya Education Foundation

Creating the next generation of social change leaders today

Gandhi Fellowship believes in young people’s potential. We want to encourage and inspire young graduates and professionals to contribute to India’s future. We offer the opportunity for talented young people to spend two years in a rural, tribal or urban area developing their ability to create positive change. On the ground, Fellows support headmasters to turn around failing government schools and engage in intensive personal development work and training. At the end of the programme Fellows are equipped with the skills and know-how to create change in themselves and society.

We want Gandhi Fellowship to be ‘the fellowship of choice’ for young people. We need a talented, innovative Chief Marketing Officer to increase the programme’s visibility, reputation and aspirational value, encouraging more young people to apply for the programme.


The CMO will be responsible for designing and executing a dynamic marketing and brand management strategy for Gandhi Fellowship increasing the calibre and size of the target audience.


Preferred skills/experience: Enthusiastic and innovative approach to social change
 Post-graduate education in marketing, advertising or communication
 5-10 years experience in brand management or marketing preferably to youth
 Demonstrated ability and experience in mentoring and leading team members
 Confidence in communicating and ability to dialogue on complex issues
 Skilled in interacting and developing relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
 Self-starter with very flexible and self-disciplined approach to work
 Willingness to live in Delhi and travel out of station when necessary
 Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision and
 Committed to ongoing personal development.



Gandhi Fellowship is an initiative of Kaivalya Education Foundation. We are a dynamic forward thinking organisation. By joining us you will participate in cutting edge initiatives to create social change, work in an open, reflective team environment with other young, energetic professionals from across India helping to create the next generation of leaders for social change.



To find our more:
Check out the Gandhi Fellows themselves in our video; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d7Wn9p-K44, blog; www.gandhifellowship.blogspot.com and more of our vision from Echoing Green, one of our sponsors, http://www.echoinggreen.org/fellows/aditya-natraj.

Third Sector Partners, a leading CxO and board search firm in the Not for Profit sector has been retained by Kaivalya Education Foundation for this search. Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a cover note to application.cmo@gmail.com, or contact us at: +91 22 6660 3558/6660 3559. Only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Last date for receiving applications is 20th July 2009.


Apply now to create the next generation of long term social change leaders.


Forget yourself for others, and others will never forget you.

2 comments:

workhard said...

Good post

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karim said...

Very thoughtfull post on Personal Development . It should be very much helpfull.

Thanks,
Karim - Positive thinking