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IIM Ahmedabad Recruitment 2020 For Manager/Officer – Communications


IIM Ahmedabad Recruitment 2020
IIM Ahmedabad has Invites Application for the post of Manager/Officer – Communications, Candidates apply before last date.

It is a good opportunity for all the interested candidates who are looking for jobs in IIM Ahmedabad. For more information related to Educational Qualification, Age Criteria, Selection Mode, Important Date and other Eligibility process please read the below article carefully. Also must read the official advertisement in detail before applying.

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Manager/Officer – Communications

Education Qualification:
• Educated to post graduate or equivalent degree. Preferable a PG in journalism or MBA communications.
• At least ten years' experience in communications (preferably in the management education sector) or journalism.
• Exceptional written communications skills, with ability to adapt style to suit different communication media and audiences.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, and willingness to 'pitch in' as required.
• Demonstrable experience of communicating complex and nuanced issues to the media.
• Basic understanding of, and willingness to learn about, new technological developments related to information dissemination
• Willingness to work outside normal office hours and to be on call as required during evenings and weekends to handle media enquiries and public relation needs.
• Ability to present to a range of stakeholders at senior level and at events.

• General understanding of the management education sector.
• Experience of working closely with marketing and/ or public relations.
• Enthusiasm for new opportunities presented by blogging and social media.
• Creative and innovative approach to communication and branding.
• Experience with web content management systems.

Job Description:

• Support the development of and ensure the implementation of IIMA’s external and internal communications strategy.
• Contribute expertise in media and online engagement and global outreach to IIMA’s overall strategic planning.
• Raise a visibility on all channels – media, website, social handles etc. about the Institute’s academic, research and outreach activities.
• Maintain visibility and consistency of the brand.
Communications would involve three main activities.
1. External Public Relations
• Build relationships and contacts with relevant print, broadcast, and online journalists in India and overseas.
• Update, refresh and maintain quality of IIMA’s external web presence.
• Employ multiple media (print, television, electronic, social, personal) to communicate in coherent and integrated manner.
• Develop and disseminate externally created newsletters, leaflets and reports including the annual report.
• Develop new and creative communication streams, including podcasts, video blogs and social media.
• Coordinate and manage public outreach and education events, including lectures, workshops, and conferences.
• Brief journalists as required and draft reactive statements and letters to editors.
• Organize press conferences and media exchange, including media briefings for press conferences and events as required.
• Respond, or ensure that appropriate person(s) respond, to enquiries received from press or public.
• Review IIMA’s work and research regularly to identify possible stories, and undertake proactive media engagement, including writing press releases and pitching feature articles.
• Arrange media interviews for IIMA faculty and administration and draft briefings for them, when appropriate.
• Develop and maintain IIMA’s style to be used in all communications, including articles, briefing papers, correspondence, websites, etc.

Internal Communications:
• Update IIMA community, including faculty, staff, associates, and residents with Institute’s news and activities.
• Employ multiple channels including newsletters, lectures, intranet, social media, workshops, and events for communication.
• Develop, maintain, and upgrade, in collaboration with IT group, an Intranet platform for IIMA community.
• Offer guidance and training to IIMA professionals in media skills and dealing with the press.

Administrative Functions:
• Recruit, train, motivate, and manage staff to assist in carrying out the above responsibilities.
• Develop and administer necessary administrative system for carrying out responsibilities and tracking performance.
• Work with other constituencies such as Deans, CAO, faculty, Executive Education, IT, administrative functionaries, and all stake holders to ensure quality and consistency.

Age: Maximum 45 years as on August 11, 2020.

Reporting: The selected person reports to Chairperson, Communications Committee/Dean/Director.

Salary & Allowances: Selected candidate will be offered a fixed term appointment for a period of three years on a consolidated monthly salary on CTC mode, which may be extended for further period as required.

How To Apply:
Interested Candidates may Apply Online Through official Website.

Important Date:
Interested candidates are requested to APPLY ONLINE latest by August 11, 2020.

Important Link:
Official Notification
Apply Online

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