The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

Communications Officer

Type of career: 
New Delhi
Application close date: 
Contact name: 
Neeti Sharma


Context and Role: The George Institute for Global Health is looking for a  Communications Officer, located in New Delhi to support our India communications team.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

We are looking for a communications or public relations professional with a strong understanding of communications for public and global health to grow our research programs and build brand portfolio with relevant stakeholders.

Content Creation:

  • Creating content for website, newsletter and for fundraising emailers
  • Creating case for support
  • Work closely with the Digital Communications Manager and support in the creation of social media posts
  • Supporting the process of production of annual reports, flyers and other material from time to time.  


  • Creating event agenda, list of potential invitees, concept note and invitation copy 
  • Sending event invitations or emailers and managing registrations list
  • Brief and co-ordinate for event photographs
  • Co-ordinate to draft Thank You email and send to Attendees one or two days post event.

Media relations:

  • Working with researchers to draft press releases and identify case studies
  • Working with the media agency and the Communications Manager to distribute press releases
  • Building relationships and following up with journalists to ensure strong coverage of TGI’s research
  • Tracking and recording media coverage and maintaining a database of media contacts

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Portfolio of 5+ years demonstrating your skills and experience in online media and communications. 
  • Qualification: A Bachelor’s degree in media, communications or public health.
  • Good organisation skills, with the ability to multitask and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to perform desktop research for content and users on the web and social media  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and ability to present research and data in a presentable format.
  • Content writing experience for both print media as well as digital media
  • Pro-active approach with the ability to keep the reporting manager updated on the status
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to take direction
  • Experience with Mailchimp or similar email marketing tools with skills to design and send emailers and e-newsletters
  • Expertise in HTML, SEO, web design and UX concepts for best web practices
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Webmaster tools and website metrics
  • Experience in setting up, managing and optimizing google ad campaigns
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or similar tools for images.
  • Familiarity with social media publishing, monitoring, management and analytics 
  • Good experience working on content management systems like Drupal or Wordpress
  • Experience managing and growing social media accounts and communities – preferably from health or education sector

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume with full contact details to clearly mentioning the job title 'Communications Officer' by 17 June 2019.