Job Opportunity for Associate, Communications & Social Media at Sunbird Trust in Manipur

Website Sunbird Trust

Title: Associate, Communications & Social Media 

Experience: Minimum 1 year 

Location: Manipur (May include occasional travel to other locations in the North-East)

Compensation: Commensurate to qualification and experience 

Reports to: Head, Communications & Social Media 

About Sunbird: 

Sunbird Trust is a non-religious and apolitical not for profit organization. Through the medium of education, it helps build bridges between various communities in conflict affected North East India and between people here and their countrymen elsewhere in India. Reaching out to the most underserved communities, irrespective of religion, caste or race, Sunbird Trust works to bring about lasting peace and understanding for a better future of self-reliance, dignity and hope. 

Job Description: 

We are looking for a creative, experienced and empathy-driven Communications & Social Media Associate to join our team in Manipur, India. You would be responsible for handling all our social media platforms by creating/curating content, documenting work and discovering potentially interesting stories to increase our online visibility. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Managing all social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and WordPress 
  • Designing, planning, implementing and monitoring Sunbird Trust’s Social Media strategy in order to increase brand awareness, improve marketing efforts and increase visibility 
  • Curating, creating, designing, managing and overseeing the social media content 
  • Blogging and writing/editing/proof-reading news articles 
  • Running awareness ads, donation campaigns and fundraisers on social media platforms 
  • Attending online/offline upskilling and training seminars and webinars 
  • Creating promotional Material/Content for potential stakeholders (this includes pamphlets, brochures for the org or various schools, newsletters, greeting cards)

Staying up to date with the latest social media best practices and technologies

  • Working with photographers, videographers and designers to create appealing content 
  • Collaborating with the Sunbird Trust’s Marketing Resource to ensure website maintenance and timely updates 
  • Communicating with various project locations and partner locations to ensure all information is posted on Social Media in an accurate and timely fashion 
  • Overall management of pictures and photos from all locations so that they are easily accessible 
  • Handling communications of Sunbird Trust’s official mail ID 
  • Maintaining a record of all potential candidates that may want to intern/volunteer/work with Sunbird 
  • Engaging with the community, team members and children extensively 
  • Database Management – includes projects, programs, reports, media, intern, donors etc.
  • Participating in and documenting tribal village events and festivals 
  • Willing to travel to various partner locations to gather stories and document information 

Required Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Graduate / PG in any field 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • A good command over the English language 
  • Good knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices 
  • In-depth knowledge of designing tools such as Canva and other online template-based tools 
  • Great story-telling skills 
  • Pro-activeness and self-motivation 

Desired Skills: 

  • Team Player 
  • Flexibility and adaptability 
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines 
  • Great writing and content creation skills 
  • Ability to find own path and creating opportunities for one self 

Education & Experience: 

  • Graduate in any discipline
  • Min. 1 year experience of independently handling communications and social media (Experience with a Non-Profit Organization will an added advantage) 
  • Experience doing research using multiple sources 
  • Personal blog/ articles published in any online/offline magazines 

Selection Process 

  • Shortlist based on applications
  • Reference check 
  • Interview


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