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Assistant Manager – Development Support

Kolkata

Function/Division: Development Support

Location: Kolkata

About CRY:
CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Project Title: Strengthen Institutional mechanism and systems to prevent Child Marriage, Child Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in West Bengal

Description of Responsibilities:
The assignment will require you to liaison with district and block administration; prepare and implement a district Strategic Action Plan for preventing child marriages; draft policies and schemes related to child marriages in the specified districts and ensure its smooth functioning through regular monitoring and evaluation. A more detailed description of the work required to be performed by you is given below.

Your Challenge:
At CRY – Child Rights and You, 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.

CRY’s assistance to the child development initiatives isn’t just financial. Our Development support team enables our partners work through capacity building, infrastructure support, sharing of ideas and information, networking and joint planning, monitoring and evaluation impact, research, documentation and government interface.

Your Role:
As a person in this position, you will be the link between CRY and CRY-supported projects in the project areas in east. Your responsibilities will include partnership management, program management, grant making, MIS and Data Management, assessing and providing inputs for partner’s capacity building needs in thematic and systemic areas through quality monitoring and evaluation. You will also have role in environment scanning, identifying areas/projects for CRY’s intervention and planning and supporting networking efforts.

You:
You must be a Post – Graduate in Social Work, Sociology or Rural Development from a reputed institute. You must have 5 – 6 years experience in the field of urban or rural development, having experience in planning, monitoring and evaluating projects, interfacing with the government and other stakeholders. Initiative, ability to analyze and focus on outcome will be required to fulfill the role.

You should have experience and skills in grant making role, financial management aspects like financial statement analysis, knowledge & experience in financial system monitoring. Strong documentation & reporting skills are required. Strong written and oral communication skills in English & a working knowledge of the local language are essential. Experience of having worked with communities within the state of preference would be an added advantage. Position entails travelling across all the states in operation In eastern region.

Manager – Development Support (Rajasthan & MP)

Delhi

Function/Division: Development Support

Location: Delhi

About CRY:
CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Your Challenge:
At CRY – Child Rights and You, 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.

CRY’s assistance to the child development initiatives isn’t just financial. Our Development support team enables our partners work through capacity building, infrastructure support, sharing of ideas and information, networking and joint planning, monitoring and evaluation impact, research, documentation and government interface.

Your Role:
As a person in this position, you will be the link between CRY and CRY-supported projects in the project areas of rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Your responsibilities will include planning, monitoring and evaluation of supported initiatives, assessing and providing for partners capacity building needs, environment scanning, identifying areas/projects for CRY’s intervention and planning and supporting networking efforts.

You:
You must be a Post – Graduate in Social Work, Sociology or Rural Development from a reputed institute. You must have 5 – 7 years experience in the field of urban or rural development, having experience in planning, monitoring and evaluating projects, interfacing with the government and other stakeholders. Direct Programme Implementation and advocacy in the field ( village/slums/block/district/State) on Child Rights or human rights. Have experience in Networking and Alliance building, Capacity Building. Strong written and oral communication skills in English & a working knowledge of the local language are essential. Experience of having worked with communities within the state of preference would be an added advantage. Preferred experiences of the program and Financial monitoring. Preferred experiences of writing a large grant proposal in the result-based framework. You should be willing to travel up to 15 days in a month.

Assistant Manager – Overseas Communications

Mumbai

Division: Communications

Location: Mumbai

About CRY:
CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Your Role:
You will be responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of CRY’s brand communication strategy for CRY America, CRY UK and our global operations across markets like the Middle East, South East Asia etc. Increasing CRY brand visibility, creating awareness around children’s rights, facilitating effective fundraising communication and positioning CRY as a preferred social impact partner will be a critical measure of this role.

Your role will involve planning for all communication requirements, creative ideation for awareness campaigns as well as donor communication, copywriting for communication collaterals, liaising with external vendors and partners and cracking media/brand/influencer partnership to aid visibility objectives.

As a member of the Communications function, you will act as a brand custodian and ensure that all brand guidelines and communication SOPs are adhered to.

You:
You must be a Graduate/Post Graduate in Marketing/Communications/Mass Communications with at least 3 to 4 years of experience in a brand communications role in a mid-sized organization. Strong copywriting skills and an understanding of brand communication concepts are essential. Experience in brand partnerships is a definite advantage.

Manager – Communications (South and East)

Bangalore

Function/Division: Communications

Location: Bangalore

About CRY:
CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

About The Role:
This position will be responsible for planning, managing and implementing CRY’s communication strategy in the South and East region. Core responsibilities include sourcing media partnerships, cracking brand collaborations, managing regional inter-functional communication/creative requirements and aiding content strategy for the function. Tracking the performance of implemented plans and managing regional communication budgets will be an essential aspect of the role. Increasing CRY’s brand visibility and recall in the regions, in line with national communication objectives, will be a critical measure of this role. As a member of the Communications function, you will act as a brand custodian and ensure that all brand guidelines are adhered to.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Graduate/Post Graduate in Marketing/Communications/Mass Communications
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a brand communications role
  • Strong understanding of brand & marketing concepts along with excellent copywriting skills is a must
  • Basic design skills and software knowledge is an asset. Experience with media planning and buying is an added advantage.

District Coordinator

South Bengal

Tenure: Position is contractual subject to renewal based on performance and continuation of the project.

Function/Division: Development Support

Location: South Bengal

Your Challenge:
At CRY – Child Rights and You, 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.

Project Title: Strengthen Institutional mechanism and systems to prevent Child Marriage, Child Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in West Bengal

Description of Responsibilities:
The assignment will require you to liaison with district and block administration; prepare and implement a district Strategic Action Plan for preventing child marriages; draft policies and schemes related to child marriages in the specified districts and ensure its smooth functioning through regular monitoring and evaluation. A more detailed description of the work required to be performed by you is given below.

Key Functions:

  • Act as a point of contact for the implementation of Adolescents Empowerment project in the district as per the plan of action agreed upon between CRY and UNICEF
  • Coordinate with district and state-level administration, UNICEF and other stakeholders like ActionAid, ICDS, DCPU, Health office for effective program implementation
  • Participate in, and assist other UNICEF partners in conducting need based training for government officials on thematic areas at the district and block level while ensuring program efficiency
  • Launch district level action plans to be updated timely and communicate the same to the State Program Manager and ActionAid regional office
  • Monitor implementation of schemes and programmes at the district, village and block level
  • Support the state M&E Manager in collecting required data including qualitative data such as case studies
  • Conduct regular meetings with the State M&E Manager to ensure smooth functioning of the child tracking and MIS at district, block and panchayat levels and facilitate District Task Force Meetings
  • Provide technical inputs, direction and capacity building support in the specified district
  • Provide direction, inputs, recommendations for the strengthening of enforcement of all Acts & Policies/ Programme to related to adolescent empowerment district administration
  • Take up any other work assigned by the state Program Manager and ActionAid Regional Office to fulfil the required deliverables

Qualifications:
Master’s degree or a PG Diploma from a recognised University with a specialisation in Social Work / Social Science / Humanities / Development Communication, LLB / LLM

Work Experience:

  • 5-8 years experience in the field of urban or rural development, of advocacy and networking with the block, district and state administration in the arena of Human Rights/ Child Rights.
  • Working Knowledge on the thematic area of Protection and having experience of working with and for the rights of adolescents will be an added advantage.
  • Prior knowledge of, and working relations with the district administration

Skill Sets:
A strong command over the English and Bengali Language, both written and oral, and working relations with communities within the specified district is required. Competency in computer software such as MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel is preferred. A clear understanding of child rights issues, especially adolescent issues, schemes, legislation and policies and government implementation structures of the same is also required.

State Program Manager

Kolkata

Tenure: Position is contractual subject to renewal based on performance and continuation of the project.

Function/Division: State Program Manager

Location: Kolkata

Project: Strengthen Institutional mechanism and systems to prevent Child Marriage, Child Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in West Bengal supported by UNICEF

Background of the Project:
CRY is partnering with UNICEF for the program implementation and subsequent scale-up of Adolescent Empowerment and Ending Child Marriage across the states of West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Assam, Gujarat, Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.

Your Challenge:
At CRY – Child Rights and You, 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.

The role and responsibilities of this position:
The State Program Manager is responsible for the overall implementation of the project at the state level and ensuring coordination with and between district coordinators as well as the State M&E Manager.

  • Coordinating with UNICEF State Office to report progress and receive feedback
  • Coordinating with UNICEF State Office to report progress and receive feedback
  • Ensuring progress reports from the state M&E Manager is aligned to the result matrix
  • Supervising the programme through regular field visits in districts and submitting progress reports
  • Facilitating knowledge management efforts of the district by managing the knowledge repository, coordinating with district program officers in organizing knowledge banks and documenting the processes and success stories
  • Assuring quality of work
  • Taking up Any other work assigned by CRY’s Regional Office to fulfil the required deliverables

Team Management: Functions through Team

The State Program Manager shall play a key role in ensuring the deliverables agreed upon with UNICEF are met with. He/ She shall also be responsible for supervising the District Resource Persons and ensuring quality project implementation at the district level. The work shall entail the following:

  • Providing technical support to District Resource Persons towards the implementation of the project in Rajasthan/ West Bengal/ Gujarat
  • Facilitating the preparation of district-specific Strategic Action Plan for preventing child marriages in coordination with the district administration, District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) and the Women Development Corporation (WDC) / Department of Social Welfare etc
  • Coordinating with State / District stakeholders and UNICEF to ensure effective administration of the programme
  • Establishing a District task force and/or strengthen an existing one
  • Developing guidelines and protocols for the task force
  • Mapping the stakeholders, key influencers and CSOs with the District task force
  • Participating in Review and Reflection Meetings of district-level work at the state level hosted by CRY and UNICEF
  • Undertaking a needs’ assessment and vulnerability mapping of children and adolescents at the district level to identify issues
  • Ensuring regular visits to monitor progress in each district
  • Coordinating with UNICEF state office, CRY Regional office and all other project staff, to align project work plan and deliverables
  • Facilitating monthly, quarterly and bi-annual review meetings with stakeholders, including WDC
  • Guiding and assisting the dedicated workforce across all 13 districts to work as a composite group to accomplish the deliverables
  • Monitoring of expenditure as per budget and meeting the standard audit requirements
  • Managing performance of the district program Officers to ensure that the capacity building needs of the district team members are identified and addressed

You:
Educational Qualification:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Social Science, Rural Development, Humanities, Development Communication
  • An LLB/LLM in Child/Human Rights would be an added advantage

Work Experience:

  • At least 8 to 9 years’ of experience as a Senior or mid-level professional in the arena of child protection and Child Development
  • Experience in adolescent program would be an added advantage
  • Experience in working with multiple stakeholders, specifically government and civil society
  • Experience in Team Management

Skill Sets:
An ideal State Program Manager must have strong written and oral communication skills with an eye for detail. He/She must have strong negotiation skills and possess a sound understanding of results-based management approach to programme planning, budgeting, review and monitoring systems is essential. The person should be able to think on his/her feet and must have high-quality presentation making skills.

Manager – Resource Mobilisation

Mumbai

Division: Resource Mobilisation

Location: Mumbai

About CRY:
CRY is Indias most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for Indias children.

Your Role:
Are you always thinking of next big creative idea or how to make communication really speak- Then this is the role for you. As part of the Resource Mobilization team – you would be responsible for implementing effective fundraising campaigns and communications, across multiple channels and touch points. You would be challenged on a day to day basis, with the constantly changing communications landscape and ensure relevant material for our donor base.
You should be well versed with different styles of writing; someone who has an ability to write concise, attention-grabbing and hard-hitting copies to drive the message across in a simple yet effective manner. You must have experience in creating communication for marketing campaigns right from conceptualization to launch. Working experience of copywriting, creating content for social media, performance marketing assets, emailers & SEO Blogs.

Digital Advertising

  1. Delivering copy for fundraising appeals, digital ads, text content for website landing pages, blog ensuring the final output is both effective and in adherence to the brand guidelines.
  2. Brainstorm with the in-house team to ideate and script content based on facts, narrative, external realities to fulfil multiple campaign needs.
  3. Scan the digital ecosystem to stay on top of digital trends and internalise it.

Mailing

  1. Creating the monthly mailing plan for different donor base and as per the mailing calendar.
  2. Providing content, subject lines and preview texts after analysing the current trends and historical data. Experimenting with different narrative styles and content types to increase incomes.

Online Reputation Management

  1. Responding to concerns/queries/questions posted on social media paid ads.
  2. Running a brand keyword search to monitor reviews on Mouthshut & Quora on a monthly basis to ensure questions and negative responses are responded to.

You:
You must be a Graduate/Post Graduate in Brand Management/ Mass Communications/ Advertising/ PR with at least 4+ years of experience in brand or account management or marketing communications. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are essential. You should also be comfortable with working with deadlines and ensuring the quality of outcomes at the same time. Interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders will be essential.

Write in:
Please email your application mentioning the post applied for, or write in for more details to careers@crymail.org

Consultant – Finance

Delhi

Division: Finance

Location: Delhi

About CRY:
CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Your role:

  • Passing all types of entries in software
  • Experience in statutory compliances like TDS, FCRA (working knowledge)
  • Reconciliations of accounts
  • Maintenance of records in Spreadsheets
  • Experience of working in ERP
  • Assistance in Audit and allied activities
  • Ad hoc tasks as per instructions from Supervisor
  • Preparation of Statement of Weekly Cash flows
  • Cheques and Cash depositing

You:
You must be a graduate in B.com. Minimum 4 to 5 years of experience in Accounts & Finance. Social sector experience is preferred. Working knowledge of accounting software is an additional advantage.

Manager / Assistant Manager – Corporate Partnership

Mumbai

Function/Division: Resource Development

Location: Mumbai

About CRY:
CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Your role:
This role is responsible for managing corporate partnerships in the region to raise financial resources in support of CRY’s objectives

  • Explore and nurture current Corporate partnerships through timely communication and superior client servicing, to meet the income generation targets of the team
  • Develop new Corporate partnerships, increase reach out to large and medium sized Corporate organizations for employee engagement, pay roll giving programs, donation drives, cause related marketing tie-ups etc.
  • Conduct meetings with potential donors and support closure of deals, to acquire new donor partnerships
  • Ensure compliance to all processes related to donor management and ensure timely and accurate reviews and reporting
  • Ensure regular communication with the corporate partners to provide them an update on CRY initiatives and their respective impact
  • Develop and manage partnerships for events, co-promotion, branding with established brands to increase CRY’s visibility and presence in the region

You:
You must be a Graduate with 4 to 7 years of experience in Corporate Sales, Key Account Management or Corporate Fund Raising having strong communication skills along with an ability to take initiatives and a drive to achieve results.

Consultant Telecaller ( Bangalore, Mumbai & Delhi )

Bangalore, Mumbai & Delhi

Job Title: Consultant Telecaller ( Bangalore, Mumbai & Delhi )

Function/Division: Resource Development

Location: Bangalore, Mumbai & Delhi

About CRY:

CRY is India’s most trusted NGO working on the issue of child rights for the last 42 years. Over the years CRY has impacted the lives of over 3 million children in India. CRY has many firsts to her credit over the years in Resource Generation, Development Support, Brand Communications, People practices, and Finance. CRY’s reach is Pan India with a presence in 19 states. CRY works to ensure happier childhoods for India’s children.

Your challenges:

We would you like to use your talent and skills for the cause! Are you a fluent and confident communicator? If yes, then read on…CRY – Child Rights and You is a national level premier Non Government Organisation working towards ensuring lasting change for rights of Children of our country. For almost 40 years, CRY and its 200 partner NGOs have worked with parents and communities to ensure lasting change in the lives of over 2,000,000 underprivileged children across 23 states in India.

Your role:

We are looking for dedicated and energetic telecallers consultant at our Bangalore office as part of our resource development team. Your job would be to interact with our donors (existing and potential) and contributing towards generating resources.

You:

You should be a graduate with minimum 1-2 years of experience in any Telecalling agency or BPO or customer service. You should have good communication in Telegu/Tamil/Kanadaand & English and knowledge of basic computer applications.

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