Senior Research Executive - Advocacy

Organization: Centre for Media Studies

Apply By: 31 May 2022

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)

Details of Current Vacancy at CMS

Position: Research Executive

Location: Delhi

About Organization

CMS is a not for profit multi- disciplinary, development research and facilitative think-tank. We endeavor to work towards equity, social development and transparency in governance through research, advocacy and capacity building. www.cmsindia.org

Desired Skill set:

The incumbent with analytical bent of mind and having research experience with excellent report writing skills and communication skills need apply only. Preference will be given to candidates who have handled social research projects from beginning to end. Practical experience in conducting field based research preferred than in academic research.

Minimum Qualification required: Post Graduate in Mass communication or Development communication, Master in Social work

Minimum Experience required: Minimum 1 - 3 years.

  Job Description:

  • Organize advocacy events like training workshops, meetings, conferences
  • Identify, establish and maintain strategic partnerships with media, CSOs, academicians, government departments, subject matter experts and other stakeholders and facilitate informed exchange and dialogue in the CMS priority/project areas
  • Able to conduct media and advocacy research projects of creating awareness and advocacy campaign
  • Develop, collate and disseminate advocacy and communication resources (print, audio visuals, digital and social media); Create and strengthen systems for follow up on advocacy initiatives
  • Explore evidence-based advocacy opportunities; develop concept notes, proposals, presentations; complete contracting process with new donor/client; be in conversation with the existing donor/client by way of periodic progress reports; follow-up with donor/client (including potential ones) to convert concepts/proposals into contracts and agreements
  • Analyze past projects and develop relevant brochure, briefs, case studies, presentations and other forms of external communication materials either internally or through consultants
    • Explore opportunities for long-term agreements/contracts with donors/clients who are pursuing similar goals and share similar values and principles
    • Collaborate with other team colleagues to give and receive knowledge and assistance
    • Jointly develop concept notes/proposals/work plan; implement joint projects/programs; participate in developing systems for increased organizational efficiency and impact
    • Proactively keep abreast of developments on CMS priority areas; participate in relevant training programs, seminars etc., and share the learning within and intra team for best advocacy results
      • Develop, document and share good advocacy practices for organizational learning


How to Apply:

Interested Applications, detailed CV, stating salary current and expectations, notice period should be submitted to hr@cmsindia.org  with subject line Job Application for Research Executive - Advocacy”.


How to apply

How to Apply:

Interested Applications, detailed CV, stating salary current and expectations, notice period should be submitted to hr@cmsindia.org  with subject line Job Application for Research Executive - Advocacy”.



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