Foundation for Social Transformation is looking for a Communication & Documentation Associate who has the experience of working with grassroots organizations in the north east region.
Duty Station- Guwahati
Reporting To – Executive Director
Scope of Role
Under the supervision of the reporting authority, the Communications and Documentation Associate will be responsible for developing effective resources for all program stakeholders, and identifying visibility opportunities, and keep the partners, community, peer organizations informed about successes & challenges. He/she is expected to travel regularly and extensively to the field to collect information and stories and photograph of activities. These will be published on social media, as well as in a variety of communication resource materials. Communications and Documentation Associate will be a focal person at communication events. The position requires active interaction and communication with government and non- government organizations, private sector, local organizations and the programme partners, to maximize the impact of the programmes.
 Develop and implement process documentation, communication and dissemination plans in close consultation with the staff
 Provide communication and documentation guidance and support to the organisation specifically program team.
 Help the programme team & partners with their process documentation work: interviews, taking photographs, making video sequences, etc.
 Design all behavior change communication materials for all program stakeholders
 Lead in documentation of knowledge gathered such as through case studies, anecdotes, attitude shifts to be used for further advocacy and learning purposes
 Develop, deliver and refine communication intervention strategy for the program, in line with the program objectives
  Ensure the quality and validity of information collected from the field and nationally.
 develop information outputs such as newsletters, newspaper articles, website, flyers, briefing notes, short video films et
 Edit and abstract project documents into articles for newsletter and the website.
 Organize and manage information, documentation and dissemination of programme activities and results within the programme and with other for an ecosystem management
 Develop written materials regularly that illustrate the impact of program work and its context and sharing project briefs.
 Lead and coordinate the development, production and dissemination of annual report of FST
 Handling of Social Media presence.

Online Communication Strategy:
 Ensure that FST’s social media channels are regularly updated and contribute to create a discourse around key priority areas, engaging in the discussion millennials, young people, key influencers, media and other key stakeholders
 Support online reputation management.
 Design and implement an aggressive digital growth strategy for the organization, with a focus on brand building, marketing and fundraising, linked to organization’s overall strategic plans.
 Plan and execute all digital marketing, including channel wise and cross-channel plans and fundraising campaigns. Drive partnerships and fundraising across online marketplaces, including engagement with donors/leading donation platforms.
 Collaborate with internal teams and stakeholders, including fundraising, programs and communications, to optimize digital strategy and execution
 Play the role of integrator in the organization's digital transformation process, linking technology/digital with core programs, functions and other initiatives
Eligibility Criterion-:
 Postgraduate degree in mass communication / communication for development or related field from a recognized institution with at least 4-5 years experience in the above areas.
 Strong co-ordination, analytical and negotiation skills
 Good judgement, an ability to lead a team, and cope in difficult and diverse situations
 Experience of working with grassroots organizations in the north east region.
 Familiarity with grant making procedures is a definite advantage
 Fluency in spoken and written English and proficiency in using computers for official
work, including Word processing, Excel, PowerPoint, email and internet etc.
 Good writing skills and experience in the preparation of reports in English language.
 Knowledge of languages of the North Eastern states would be an added advantage.
 Familiarity with social media platforms and comfortable with networking online through
various tools.
 Willing to undertake extensive travel both locally, within northeast and also nationally.

Interested candidates apply to the Executive Director/Finance Manager at immediately. Short listed candidates will be invited for a formal written test and interview before final selection. Refer for further details about the organization. Candidates from all North East States encourage to apply. Salary depending upon experience, qualification and skills. Kindly mention your Expected Salary.
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