Deshpande Foundation India PR & Communications


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Job Position: PR & Communications

IU/Dept: Media

Reporting to: Media Head

Education: University degree in PR or Communications

Experience : 3-5 years of experience into the same field is a must

Level/Grade L5

Tentative Date Of Joining : At the earliest

Location : Hubballi

Key responsibilities and accountabilities :

PR :

  • Strategize & Identify opportunities for PR activities seeking placements in print, broadcast, and online media
  • Write & develop media pitches/press kits and work with targeted media on story development of our programs/events/promotions
  • Proactively develop relationships with journalists, bloggers and other influencers to convey the message
  • Organize & manage press conferences
  • Drafting of monthly and activity reports for review
  • Create, maintain media list, Collate, analyse and evaluate media coverage
  • Handle routine media inquiries from public, press and related organizations


  • Collaborate with in-house programs to collate content for the external newsletter of the organization
  • Source content and manage production of the internal newsletter
  • Seeks new methods and creative strategies to increase internal and external awareness of key events and changes in the organization
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external key stakeholders to ensure proper dissemination of communication

Key Competency and skills :

  • Strong English + Kannada writing and speaking skills
  • The ability to work independently, take initiative, be organized, and manage your priorities while delivering high-quality work
  • Great presentation and communication skills and are adept with the written word

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