Public Relations Officer
The successful candidate will help to create an annual PR plan for the organisation, pitch for IFA stories with journalists across the country, deliver a predetermined number of media exposures every month, look for opportunities for IFA plug-ins in industry related stories, and organise press conferences for IFA’s fundraising and other events.
The position will be based in Bangalore.
Key responsibilities will include
Maintaining the email database of IFA and sending out all IFA email communications such as the IFA Newsletter, Event Announcements, Request for Proposals, News Announcements
Creating and maintaining an IFA Contact database
Creating all IFA Information Kits including press kits
Monitoring and scanning media vehicles on a weekly basis to trace and file IFA news, filing press articles and maintaining the documentation for the same
Maintaining a database of press contacts in the country
Providing support at all IFA events and managing the IFA information kiosk at all IFA-related events
Eligibility for Public Relations Officer
Applicants should ideally have an MBA / PG in Communications with a minimum of 3 years experience in Public Relations, having worked with a Public Relations agency, a media house, the marketing communications department of a corporation, a publishing house or the non-profit sector.
Established networks with media
Excellent networking skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience in database management for client/customers
Exposure to organising press conferences
Interest in the arts
Position Location: Bangalore
Remuneration: Between 2.5 and 3.5 lakh per annum
Applicants should submit a detailed C.V. and a covering letter as why they would be suitable for this position. The deadline for applications is October 15th 2009. Selected candidates will be called for an interview in Bangalore.
Applications should be emailed to menaka@indi... with the subject line Code PRO or posted to:
Sub: Code PRO
India Foundation for the Arts
Apurva Ground Floor
#259, 4th Cross
RMV 2nd Stage, 2nd Block
Bangalore 560 094
Telephone 080 2341 4681 / 82
India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is an independent philanthropic organization based in Bangalore. We make grants nationwide in support of arts research and practice, and arts education. Please visit www.indiaifa.org for further information on our mission, objectives and programmes.