Digital Empowerment Foundation is always looking for enthusiastic interns, volunteers, researchers, writers and travellers, and degree or qualification is never a criterion. In fact, anybody, who is interested in ensuring ICT tools and digital media are used for helping the poorest of poor in the remotest of remote locations in an effort to pull them out of information darkness and empower them with digital literacy and access to information, can apply for an opportunity to work with DEF India.

Position: Sr. Project Officer

Location:
New Delhi

Type of Job:
Contractual (Yearly renewal based on performance)

Education:
Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in development studies, social and human sciences, political science or sociology, international development, management any relevant fellowship or a related discipline.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for operations, project management, project support and quality assurance, to ensure adequate provision of services, flow of information and the project’s compliance with its obligations
  • Manage the project’s finances, human resources, assets, procurement, logistics and administrative matters, ensuring effective use of resources and compliance with DEF rules and procedures as well as with donor or fund requirements
  • Supports briefings and trainings for project management and staff on applicable rules, procedures, good practices and the use of standard formats and systems
  • Contributes to communication material and timely reporting to donors, on financial issues and, with the support of other project staff, on project activities
  • Contribute in developing curriculum and digital-literacy content and conduct trainings and capacity building workshops
  • Prepare various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, reports and studies, publications, proposals etc.
  • Strengthening relationships with emerging stakeholders, especially third level institutions, organizations willing to work and working with digital intervention in areas of health, education, livelihood, financial inclusion and governance.
  • Provides regular updates and reports on progress in areas or responsibility.
  • Guides, supervises and manages the staff at the field and build their capacities.
  • Travelling and staying at the project site (remote villages) among the community members will be a key part of the project work.

 

Work Experience:
A minimum of 2-3 years of progressive work experience is required. Experience related to development programmes, with national/international agencies. Working experience in community based projects/ activities are must. Experience in Project Management will be an asset.

Remuneration:
It is negotiable and will commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV hr@defindia.org with the name of the post in the subject line. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: Graphic designer

Location:
New Delhi

Type of Job:
Contractual (Yearly renewal based on performance)

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with team to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products and/or services.
  • Manage organizations social media channels and regular posting news and reply to queries received.
  • Inter department coordination with various stakeholders.
  • Develop content for communication materials- brochures, mailer, newsletter etc.
  • Coordinating with program team and finalizing monthly newsletter.
  • Closely working with designers and vendors.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
  • Managing online events, webinars and workshops.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Understanding of design and publishing software.
  • Any additional work assigned by the line manager.

 

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Expert in managing virtual meeting applications e.g. Zoom, WebEx, Teams etc.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

Remuneration:
A minimum of 3 – 4 Lakh of per annum remuneration will be paid. It is negotiable and will commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV hr@defindia.org with the name of the post in the subject line. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: Communication Officer

Location:
New Delhi

Type of Job:
Contractual (Yearly renewal based on performance)

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with team to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products and/or services.
  • Manage organizations social media channels and regular posting news and reply to queries received.
  • Inter department coordination with various stakeholders.
  • Develop content for communication materials- brochures, mailer, newsletter etc.
  • Coordinating with program team and finalizing monthly newsletter.
  • Closely working with designers and vendors.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
  • Managing online events, webinars and workshops.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Understanding of design and publishing software.
  • Any additional work assigned by the line manager.

 

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Expert in managing virtual meeting applications e.g. Zoom, WebEx, Teams etc.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

Remuneration:
A minimum of 3 – 4 Lakh of per annum remuneration will be paid. It is negotiable and will commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV hr@defindia.org with the name of the post in the subject line. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: Senior Software Developer

Location:
Delhi
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with product manager to understand business requirements and turn them into technical specification and write high quality code
  • Participate in peer-reviews of solution design and related code
  • Package and support deployment of releases
  • Develop, refine, and tune integrations between applications
  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
  • Create technical specifications and test plans

 

Competency / Specialization:

  • Extensive experience with C# and ASP.net / .NET Core 2.0 / .NET Web API core framework concepts and fundamentals/ MVC
  • REST Web services & API Experience
  • Strong architectural knowledge with two or more of – Micro Services, 12 Factor Applications and Event Driven architectures
  • Messaging knowledge (Topics, Queues & Publish Subscribe)
  • Experience with database development including relational database design, SQL, and ORM
  • Agile Delivery experience
  • Deploying .Net Core web application/api in Windows and Linux
  • Experience with web development technologies including ASP.NET, MVC3, EF, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX and CSS, LINQ.
  • Experience with core Microsoft .Net technologies including: WCF, LINQ, and EF
  • Experience designing and developing enterprise grade software
  • Experience with source control management systems and deployment environment
  • Experience with debugging, performance profiling and optimization.
  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories
  • Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholders
  • Experience with user interface design and prototyping

 

Educational Qualification:

B.Tech/BE in IT/CS from any recognized university.

 

Professional Qualification:

3-5 years

 

Communication (English / Hindi / Other Language):

English/Hindi

 

To apply
Please send your CV to nidhi.jain@defindia.org with the name of the post in the subject line. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.