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  • Organization: Oxfam India
  • Location: Delhi
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Youth
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-02

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ToR - Consultant for Education Campaign

Delhi (India)

Job id : 115659 Apply by: 22 Apr 2019 Relevant Sectors Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child Terms of Reference (TOR)

Job Title: Consultant for Education Campaign

No. of positions: 1

Location: New Delhi with frequent travel to OIN focused states

Contract Duration: 1st April to 31st July 2019 with tentative two months extension until 30th Sep 2019

Contract and based in: National RTE forum, Delhi and Oxfam India Office

Background

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. We are an international confederation of 21 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness.

• Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable. We believe that others should also be held accountable for their actions.
• Empowerment – Our approach means that everyone involved with Oxfam, from our staff and supporters to people living in poverty, should feel they can make change happen.
• Inclusiveness – We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences.

Oxfam India is an equal opportunities employer. To know more about Oxfam India please visit: www.oxfamindia.org Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

Justification

The Oxfam India’s education campaign plan is aimed at increasing people’s access to quality, universal and inclusive elementary education in the mainstream public education system. While within the civil society and at the government level, there have been discussions to extending the Right to Education Act to provide free education until higher secondary education. Oxfam India sees the coming year as a potential breakthrough moment which will see relatively greater political and media interest on essential services including health & education. This calls for a conscious effort to push for education issues in general discourse and work towards a continued engagement with the government both at the central and at the State levels.

The campaign focuses on efforts that are needed to undertake voter education, especially among first time voters on these issues.

A 3-day campaign design workshop was conducted to bring together Oxfam team and partners on March 5th, 6th and 7th, 2019 with representation from National RTE forum, State RTE forum from Oxfam India focus states (Bihar, Delhi Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and U.P) and few other education allies. As the outcome of the workshop, The National Right To Education Forum and Oxfam India planned to collaborate for Education Campaign starting April 2019 until July 2019

In this regard, Oxfam India is seeking an energetic, experienced and innovative person to coordinate campaign on education at the national and state level. The position involves working closely with national RTE forum at national level and in five states including Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha.

Scope of Work

• Support the planning and implementation of campaign activities at National and State level.
• Work with the knowledge management team and Public engagement team to develop media products as per advocacy asks and updates in the external environment
• Work in close coordination with education network and support in planning and dissemination of evidences, manifestoes with political parties, individual candidates at National and state level
• Develop communications and outreach materials such as infographics and social media in close coordination with the communications department.
• Brief and oversee the work of internal and external agencies, such as designers, animators and printers for timely delivery of campaign communication material
• Coordinate with different groups including Oxfam team at the national and state level for campaign building and delivery
• Documentation of campaign outcomes

Key Skills Required

• Hindi and English proficiency
• Experience of working with different networks/alliance earlier.
• Preference to candidate with prior work experience on education
• Hands on experience in content management.
• Excellent copywriting skills.
• Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video).
• Knowledge of online marketing channels.
• Familiarity with web design.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Analytical and multitasking skills.

The candidate must have previous experience of coordinating campaigns/ communications for campaigns

Please note that all applicants should apply on https://www.oxfamindia.org/careers
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