[Reader-list] Job Call from India Foundation for the Arts, Code - PRO

Menaka Rodriguez for India Foundation for the Arts menaka at indiaifa.org
Sat Sep 19 14:39:44 IST 2009

Public Relations Officer 
Job Description
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 at indiaifa.org 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.

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