Cry requires Senior Manager/Manager-Media Advocacy


Cry requires Senior Manager/Manager-Media Advocacy

Senior Manager/ Manager–Media Advocacy
Job Title:Senior Manager/ Manager – Media Advocacy

Function / Division:Policy Research, Advocacy and Documentation

Location: Bangalore

Your Challenge:
At CRY – Child Rights and You, the leading Indian Child Rights organisation, every single person works towards creating a more just world for children. At CRY, you’ll be using your professional skills and experience to help restore to underprivileged Indian children their basic rights to – survival, development, protection and participation. CRY has a holistic approach to development based on the child rights framework with community empowerment as a key ingredient. CRY also places strong emphasis on networking with other NGOs and advocacy efforts to influence macro policies for children.

Your Role:
You would be key person in the region to participate in the selection of core media advocacy priorities in the region and create a media advocacy annual/ 3 year plan for the region. In terms of Media collaboration- you would build a close network of media professionals as a community to ensure adequate buy-in from media houses and subsequent coverage of CRY initiatives and issues.

You would also be writing relevant articles on child-rights issues for print media; Develop message points and sound bites in response to media queries. You would be finalising the external communication that goes out to the media from the region – type of communication and type of media.

You would identify, cultivate and expand a network of contacts among stakeholders, communities and journalists.

Coordinate the printing of communication material both internal and external with the vendors. Monitor expenses to ensure compliance to budgets and overall cost effectiveness of the functional activities to CRY brand guidelines.

You: You should be a Graduate/ Post Graduate in Mass Communication or Journalism with 5-7years experience in journalism or media advocacy. An understanding and experience of the media/ PR industries – a background in journalism is a huge plus. Excellent communication skills and experience/ understanding of issue based advocacy is required. You must also have an understanding of the regional media in south region and local language media.

Please email your updated resumes to careers@crymail.orgmentioning your current & expected CTC.


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