Job Opportunity for Officer, Communication at Room to Read in New Delhi

Website Room To Read

Position Overview:

The Communication Officer will be reporting to the Communication Manger. S/he will be responsible for coordinating with state offices and other required sources to obtain relevant information to develop case studies for documentaries, coffee table book, donor reports, photo essays etc. S/he will be coordinating the development of communication activities for the organization and provide appropriate support. S/He will be strategizing and conceptualizing monthly social media content and liaise with internal teams for content development. S/He will be assisting team in conceptualizing the social media campaigns targeted at brand awareness, program visibility/fundraising or organizational for flagship events. S/he will be developing an effective plan to manage the online reputation (ORM) of RtR. S/he will be building partnerships with digital news or platforms with high outreach and visibility aimed at increasing the brand outreach of RtR.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Developing, along with the team, a yearly communication strategy and ensure timely implementation.
  • Assisting in brand promotion and management across room to read presence platforms.
  • Contributing development of compelling communication materials: audio-visuals (documentaries, PSA, Testimonials), podcast, animated products, illustrations etc. for targeted audience.
  • Assisting in creating content for editorials, Op-Eds, media articles etc.
  • Creating interesting and relevant content for high visibility collateral such as organizational Brochures, Newsletters, Annual Report, Website, Press Releases etc.
  • Works hand-in-hand with designer/ printer to match content, design till execution level.
  • Liaising with the Media & PR agencies, printers, designers, and other relevant agencies under the supervision of the Communications Manger.
  • Ideating and creating content for strategically high value campaigns and events .
  • Coordinate with teams across Room to Read to develop high impact content such as case studies, success stories, photo essays, blogs etc.  
  • Assisting team to develop and manage yearly calendar of events and ensure adequate online and offline promotions/campaigns during those days.
  • Supporting organization in organizing webinars, workshops etc. according to the need of the program departments.
  • Maintaining an updated a database of RtR India media coverage .
  • Lead the budget related internal exercises for the department such as cash forecast and outlook exercise.
  • Any other relevant work assigned by the Manager. 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MA/PG Diploma in Journalism, Cinema, TV production, or MA – English Literature Degree from reputed university/Institution.
  • Minimum 7 -10 years in a communications role. Experience of working in the social development sector will be an advantage. 


  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to produce high quality content required for Above the line and Below the line promotions.
  • Possess a robust understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and media optimization tools.
  • Good in social media analytics including Tracking, measuring, and reporting the digital performance on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Have an overall aesthetic sense of design to go with relevant content.
  • Must have excellent writing and content development skills in English.
  • Editing & Proof-Reading abilities.
  • Ability to spot good stories and develop photo essays.
  • Ability to handle Media Campaigns and demonstrated experience of conceptualizing digital campaigns.
  • Basic good visual / designing skills. Knowledge of multimedia such as Adobe Photoshop, Corel draw, Illustrator, In design, Canva, Final-cut- Pro, Adobe premiere, HTML(Basic) is an advantage.
  • Ability to work in a team and handle pressure . 


Room to Read offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. Benefits include Health insurance, 13th month bonus and a retirement plan. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, and rapidly growing organization that is transforming the lives of million of children in developing countries by focus on literacy and gender equality in education.


India – Main – New Delhi 

To be successful at Room to Read, you will also: 

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization 
  • Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness  
  • Embrace diversity and a commitment to collaboration 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment  

Room to Read is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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