Job Opportunity for Senior Communications and Partnerships Lead at Indus Action in New Delhi

Website Indus Action

About Indus Action –

At Indus Action, we seek empathetic, driven, and action-oriented team members who align with our intention of making public welfare unlock happen as a ‘Do-Tank.’ We desire candidates who want to partner with the Sarkar (state) and Samaaj (communities) in service of our audacious mission of systematically making welfare access sustainable and frictionless for our vulnerable citizens and their families.

Our vision of a progressive and inclusive society is replicated internally through our equitable compensation structures, transparent organizational policies, and supportive work culture. As an aspiring Deliberately Developmental Organisation (DDO) combined with our operating values of Listen.Act.Change. – we commit to nurturing active citizens and supporting enterprising individuals with a growth mindset, professionally and personally. At Indus Action, you are valued beyond your role or title. Instead of an open-door policy, we have a no-door policy, where everyone has access to and collaborates with everyone. We offer high cross-functional learning within the ecosystem as well. If you are about building for impact at scale, experimenting, and learning with joy along the way, then Indus Action is the place for you, and we have been looking for you!’


Position Summary – 

We seek a seasoned Senior Communications and Partnerships Lead to be a fundamental pillar in expanding our outreach and impact. The role involves guiding communication strategies and cultivating partnerships to enhance fundraising avenues. The successful candidate will have the dynamism to build relationships that foster financial support and resonate with our mission and values.

Role and Responsibilities (including KRAs)

Strategic Communications:

  • Develop and implement communication strategies in alignment with our mission
  • Steer content creation to amplify our digital presence

Partnerships and Fundraising:

  • Initiate and nurture sustainable partnerships
  • Strategies and lead fundraising campaigns with clear deliverables on grant writing, submissions and in-person engagement with partners

Team Leadership and Mentoring:

  • Mentor and foster growth within the partnerships & communications team
  • Enhance visibility through strategic relationships with external stakeholders

Knowledge and Technical Skills

  • Experience in crafting impactful communication strategies
  • A proven track record in partnership establishment and fundraising
  • A deep understanding of the digital media landscape, including proficiency with digital marketing tools
  • Exceptional writing skills, with a demonstrated ability to create compelling and tailored content for various audiences and platforms.

Behavioral Competencies and Values 

  • Citizen-Focused Mindset: Upholding the principle of placing the vulnerable citizen at the center of every initiative
  • Entrepreneurial Energy: Showcasing ownership of time and resources to yield solutions
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Maintaining grace under pressure and showcasing a progressive approach
  • Growth Mindset: Perceiving every experience as a learning curve and an opportunity for growth
  • Collaboration: Cultivating productive partnerships internally and externally

Education and Experience – 

The ideal candidate would hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field; a Master’s degree would be an added advantage. We seek an individual with 6-8 years of relevant work experience, preferably within a non-profit environment.



The compensation will be based on the Indus Action‘s compensation benchmarking rubric. The range of compensation will be depending on the qualifications, experience and fit to the role.

The candidate would need to use his/her own laptop and the organization will bear the annual maintenance cost of up to 12000 per year as per actuals.

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