Communications Consultant

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR
Hyderabad, Telangana


The Wellcome Trust/​DBT India Alliance is a public charity registered in India since 2008. It is funded equally by the Wellcome Trust, UK and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, with the broad aim of building excellence in biomedical research in India by selecting and supporting future leaders in the field. In addition to its research fellowships, India Alliance supports an integrated research ecosystem that values ethics, good management and the public communication of science to enhance knowledge and drive policy. Details of the work of India Alliance can be seen at http://​www​.well​comedbt​.org/


One year (renewable); contractual 


The remuneration will be based on experience and the value it brings to India Alliance


The person or organization should have — 

  • Permission to work in India and presence in Hyderabad or New Delhi, preferably latter 
  • Good knowledge of the science, research and policy ecosystem in India, and the larger international context 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English 
  • Good time management skills and able to work with tight deadlines 


At least five years of experience in a Communications role, especially in press relations

To Apply

This is not a regular staff, but a Consultant position to provide external inputs and support to India Alliance. The remuneration will be based on experience and the value it brings to India Alliance.

To apply, please submit a profile of the person or organization, including domain specific work experience. Organizations must name the person who would lead this effort. A letter of intent (up to 750 words) outlining the plan and vision to support India Alliance through this role would be essential to the application. A note outlining the expected remuneration and its justification would also be required.

Form for Individualsclick here

Form for Organizationclick here

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further processing. India Alliance reserves the right not to hire anyone or re-advertise if a suitable person is not found.

For more information click here.

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