Job Opportunity for Senior Associate – Social Media at Akanksha Foundation in Mumbai

Website Akanksha Foundation

The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit organisation with the mission “to build one of the most innovative school networks that empowers children from low-income communities to maximise their potential”. Akanksha currently serves 13,000 children and 4600 alumni, through its 26 schools in Pune, Mumbai & Nagpur Metropolitan Regions in partnership with the municipalities

Position: Senior Associate, Social Media

Function/Team: Marketing and Communications

Reports to: Director, Communications.

Compensation: Approx INR 45k to 50k per month

Location: Mumbai

Overview of the Team: The Communications team at Akanksha works with external stakeholders for PR and events and partners with internal teams to create the overall brand and Communications strategies for the organization. The team is also responsible for creating content to meet the organization’s requirements.

Position Summary: As the Senior Associate, Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for planning and executing Akanksha’s social media strategy.

What Your role will entail:

• Developing and executing social media campaigns

• Measuring the success of campaigns using tools and analytics

• Creating and owning a content calendar for all social platforms

• Following best practices and optimizing content for each social media platform

• Visiting schools to create relevant content

• Liaising with internal teams for information that can be shared on social media

• Supporting the Comms team in other efforts like events, website content, etc.

What you need for this position:


● 2-4 years’ experience in handling social media for an organization

● Demonstrated success in building strong and sustainable relationships

● Experience in the education/development sector preferred


● Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

● Thorough knowledge of social media best practices in content and operations

● Creativity and an ability to generate new ideas

● Strong organizing and planning skills

● Highly motivated, persevering, achievement-oriented attitude

● Tenacity in seeking results and a high level of representational and negotiation skills.

● Proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

Education Qualification:

● Graduate/Post graduate in Marketing/Advertising/related fields

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