Job Opportunity for Content Writer at Selco Foundation in Bengaluru

Website Selco Foundation

Position: Content Writer, Outreach & Communications, SELCO Foundation (full time, 6 months’ probation period)
Years of Experience: 3-5 years
Location: SELCO Foundation, Bangalore
Starting date: Immediately
Salary : Based on Experience

About SELCO Foundation:

SELCO Foundation is an open source, not for profit organization that engages in field-based R&D and ecosystem building for deployment of clean energy solutions that alleviate poverty in tribal, rural and urban poor areas. The organization works in collaboration with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs, NGOs from various developmental sectors and educational institutions to link the benefits of sustainable energy to poverty eradication. The organization works across verticals such as energy access, health, livelihoods with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs and partners from various developmental sectors. You can find more information about SELCO Foundation on our organization website.

The Role:

SELCO Foundation is looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about working in the overall sustainable energy sector for last mile communities. The broader goal is to use decentralized renewable energy to facilitate increased incomes and productivity, improve well being, reduce drudgery etc. through the integration of climate inclusive technologies into livelihood practices for the underserved communities.

The Content Writer for Outreach & Communications at SELCO Foundation would help us to enrich our websites with new blog posts, newsletters and social media copies. The content writer’s responsibilities would include evaluating analytics to adjust content as needed, updating the organization’s website, and coordinating with the on-ground teams for curating the requisite content. The content writer should be able to consistently keep abreast of the latest developments in the domains that SELCO Foundation is engaged in. They should also have the skills to be able to contribute to the development of content curation & production strategies that will increase reader engagement.

If you’re familiar with producing online content and have an eye for detail, we’d like to meet you.

Key responsibilities for the position :

  • Build and write content by accumulating information from the ground teams as per the priority subjects, relevance to external stakeholders and time of dissemination
  • Prepare well-structured drafts strictly within deadlines and create compelling headlines & body copies that will capture the attention of the target audience
  • Conduct in-depth research on sectoral trends, and identify & address informational needs of key stakeholders
  • Coordinate with design and ground teams to illustrate articles based on key projects/priority areas/programmes/work themes
  • Edit and refine existing content to improve readability & increase engagement as per target audience
  • Curate donor reports, newsletters, website content, blogs, and articles as per requirement & target audience
  • Prepare press releases, media bytes, and op-eds as per topical subjects within short frames of time

Who can apply:

  • Practical, hands-on experience of a minimum of 3 years in creative writing, journalism, media, content marketing, communications, PR or an allied field
  • Experience in journalism, media relations, creative writing or editorial management is required. Mixed/ diverse experiences are preferred
  • Self-motivated, responsible and should be engaged and highly interested in the developmental agenda
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral with an excellent hold on the English language
  • String hold on any other local language – Hindi, Kannada, Odiya and Assamese would be an added advantage
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.
  • Willingness to travel.


Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

We look forward to hearing from people who identify with the vision of SELCO Foundation’s work.!

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