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Communications Designer


  • Organization: SELCO Foundation
  • Location: Krk
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Marketing (Digital, Advertisement, Brand, Promotion)
  • Closing Date: 2022-06-30
Communications Designer

Position: Communications Designer (full time)

Location: Bangalore

Reports to: Senior Program Manager, SELCO Foundation

Starting date: Immediately

About SELCO Foundation:

SELCO Foundation is an open source, not for profit organization that engages in fieldbased R&D and ecosystem building for deployment of clean energy solutions that alleviate poverty in tribal, rural and urban poor areas. The organization works in collaboration with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs, NGOs from various developmental sectors and educational institutions to link the benefits of sustainable energy to poverty eradication. The organization works across verticals such as energy access, health, livelihoods, entrepreneurship with practitioners in the social sector, energy entrepreneurs and partners from various developmental sectors.

Job Description:

Being an open source field based R&D lab, SELCO Foundation aims to serve as a knowledge hub in the energy access and social impact ecosystem space. We are looking for a Communications Designer to play a key role in developing a wide range of communication material and a few strategic communication initiatives for SELCO Foundation. In addition to the duties and responsibilities outlined below, the Communications Designer should be prepared, as and when necessary, to take on additional responsibilities and respond to events and developments that cannot be anticipated.

Primary Responsibilities :

• Assist in developing a strategy for expressing complex information through visual and multimedia design as per different audiences and stakeholder groups
• Assist the team to manage all SELCO Foundation communication-led interventions in a strategic manner to ensure a seamless flow of information consistent with the organization’s philosophy
• Bring in new and innovative ways to communicate regarding projects, processes, approach and events
• Support the team in producing a variety of communication material for different audiences and to improve the outreach of SELCO Foundation’s publications, opinions and approaches

• Landscape mapping, stakeholder mapping and creating engagement tools for various audiences with targeted information
• Manage internal and external workshops and coordinate for training programs to improve dissemination of information

Who should apply:

• Minimum 3 years of professional experience in a communications role, preferably in the development sector
• Ability to use both creative and technical skills to create attractive and clear messaging that can communicate large and complex ideas
• Excellent graphic design skills and knowledge of basic design softwares- the Adobe Suite
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to network and build relationships with stakeholders at various levels, extract information and devise ways to convey key learnings and processes- developing communication material accordingly
• Ability to grasp audience sensibility and calibrate communications to resonate with different target audiences
• Willingness to learn, grow and develop at personal and professional front, at a rapid pace with a steep learning curve
• Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment
• Ability to adapt to new environment and deliver under tight deadlines in a professional environment
• Willingness to travel to rural and remote locations across the country
Process: Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

Please send a copy of your CV and portfolio, along with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this role to [email protected] with ‘Re: Communications Designer’ as a subject line.
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