Job Opportunity for Lead – Scholarships, Scholar Engagement at Bhumi in Chennai

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Job Description

The Lead will be responsible for designing and implementing an engagement strategy for scholars supported by Bring Smiles Scholarships.

Bhumi’s Bring Smiles Scholarships programme provides financial assistance, mentoring and skill development support to deserving students. The overall vision of Bhumi’s Ignite programme, focused on education, is to provide holistic education and enable sustainable livelihoods for 5,000 children by 2028. Click here to know more about Bhumi’s Bring Smiles Programme. 

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing a multi-channel engagement and support strategy for scholars who are supported by Bhumi’s scholarship programme, providing nurturing care during all stages of engagement with them.
  • Enabling internal and external collaborations aligned with Bhumi’s goal of enabling sustainable livelihoods, in this case for scholars supported by scholarships.
  • Collaborating and coordinating with internal teams to document stories of impact/change
  • Leveraging technology to drive automation, efficiency and timeliness of all scholar communication.
  • Engaging volunteers to implement the engagement and communication plan for scholars and building a community of volunteers and volunteer leaders with a passion to take the programme forward. 

Additional responsibilities:

  • Adapting and updating the scholar communication strategy based on changing needs.
  • Engaging with alumni of the scholarships programme, and building a community of beneficiaries.
  • Keeping a pulse on the experience of scholars through the scholarship process, and share feedback/suggestions for improvement to the programme team, as required.

Preferred Education Qualification / Experience:

  • Minimum two years of experience in a Communications/Engagement focused role.
  • Graduate or postgraduate degree.
  • MSW, fellowship or volunteering experience in a non-profit preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to invest in stakeholders and build partnerships
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English. Knowledge of spoken Tamil is preferred.
  • Data analysis and interpretation. Competent to proficient level command over MS Excel.
  • Emotional maturity to make rational decisions
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Highly resourceful team player, who is self-driven and readily assumes ownership.
  • Forward-looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

Other Information:

Scope: Full time

Remuneration: Rs.3-6 LPA based on the candidate’s profile

Expected Joining Date: Immediate

Location: Chennai

Minimum commitment: Two years

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