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Ideosync Media Combine

Position Title:  Program Associate

Location: Ideosync office, Faridabad, NCR

Position term: July 2023 -June 2024

Organization Profile

Ideosync Media Combine is a not-for-profit organisation based in the National Capital Region of Delhi, India. Ideosync works on communication for social change (C4SC) and communication rights.

We design communication frameworks and strategies for development interventions; as well as conceptualize and produce social change communication content (audio, visual, print and multimedia) through a rigorous process of community participation and formative research. Ideosync advocates for open, free and publicly owned media and works towards innovating with existing and new technologies to ensure equity of access to (and community ownership of) communication tools, technologies and media

Ideosync works on media development by supporting community media (including community radio) through training on participatory content creation, knowledge sharing and peer learning practice; as well as innovations around participatory research. Over the last two decades, we have been at the forefront of work in the South Asian region on creating alternate discourses on communication, communication rights, media and media technologies. During this time, our work in communication for social change has engaged with issues that address marginalized concerns including sexual and reproductive health; adolescent sexuality and rights; gender and women’s rights; health; migrant rights; local self governance; right to information and entitlements; environment and climate change; governance; democracy and freedom of expression.

We are looking for innovative, enthusiastic and creative young professionals with competencies in the field of media and communication to work as part of the Ideosync team.   

About the Program

Ideosync has three ongoing programs that the applicant will be required to support: The FreeDem Digital Media Literacy program for women and girls (www.freedem.in ) This is a community based didgital media and literacy program. You may like to look at the podcasts the girls being trained under this program are producing here.  The IUIF program (www.iuif.in) . This is a youth Initiative that works with young people across the country. The Community Radio Initiative that Ideosync supports where we work with community Radio stations from across the country to collaborate on critical issues like Fact check trainings; gender equality etc.

About the Position

Your role will require you to support program teams to

  • Implement regular activities
  • Support active participation community members and sakeholders
  • Design simple materials and write ups
  • Support and assist with on-going capacity building work, workshops and research
  • Assist with community level training programs
  • Write reports and take photographs to document on-going activities

Qualifications

  • Excellent English and Hindi writing and speaking skills. Additional Languages an asset
  • Media and communication training with atleast  graduation degree in the field
  • Excellent coordination and people skills
  • Excellent understanding of technology, website functioning, online media and social media  
  • Fluency with computers especially all word processing and data software and ability to create presentations in MS Powerpoint, and manage reporting through use of Microsoft office tools
  • Have problem solving skills and with the capacity to think independently and creatively
  • Be detail oriented and have patience with community members and their skill sets
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in communication or related fields or an excellent internship record
  • Photography, video and audio production skills valuable

Contract and Remuneration

Ideosync will contract the Program Associate for a period of two year with the possibility of extension. There will be a three-month period of probation. Remuneration will be in accordance with Ideosync's salary and fee scale policy and in keeping with the incumbent’s experience and qualifications; and will be comparable to national averages for not-for-profits working in the development sector. Fresh graduates from masters program in communication are welcome to apply but must be prepared to undertake a swift learning curve.

Application Process

All applications should be sent via email to vacancy@ideosyncmedia.org Apply with complete curriculum vitae (bio data) and covering letter and write Position of Program Associate in the subject line.  Women candidates and candidates from minority communities are encouraged to apply. Apply by 25th June 2023


Company Profile

Ideosync Media Combine

  • Ideosync works on media development by supporting community media (including community radio) through training on participatory content creation, knowledge sharing and peer learning practice; as well as innovations around participatory research. Over the last two decades, we have been at the forefront of work in the South Asian region on creating alternate discourses on communication, communication rights, media and media technologies. During this time, our work in communication for social change has engaged with issues that address marginalized concerns including sexual and reproductive health; adolescent sexuality and rights; gender and women’s rights; health; migrant rights; local self governance; right to information and entitlements; environment and climate change; governance; democracy and freedom ofexpression

Overview :

  • Location : Madhya Pradesh - Bhopal
  • Job Title: Program Associate
  • Job details Posted on : June 6, 2023 Company hiring for : Ideosync Media Combine Job Code : 10607 Last Apply Date : 15-10-2023
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