Communications Consultant

 New Delhi, Delhi & NCR


DBT/​Wellcome Trust India Alliance invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Communications Consultant.

  • Develop material to communicate key scientific stories emerging from DBT supported efforts using both written and visual mediums.
  • Preparation of press releases related to events as above and networking with visual and written media.
  • Document and prepare reports on activities such conferences, workshops, and talks, using photo, video, text, and other multimedia.
  • Manage social media engagement.


The initial appointment will be for one year.


The remuneration for this post will be based on qualifications and experience and will be in the range of ₹ 1.0−1.2 Lakh (Consolidated monthly emolument prior to TDS).


Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism / MSc in Life Science/​Biological Sciences/​similar areas.


  • Demonstrable experience in handling of web-based management systems in a professional context; familiarity with relevant information technology, including social media and website content management.
  • Experience in communications, preferably in a public, charitable, or educational institution.
  • Ability to work to deadlines independently, and as part of a team.
  • Willing to travel to meet stakeholders, participate in workshops/​events and to bring stories from the field.
  • Be based in New Delhi


  • Ability to develop innovative and creative communication strategies based on the latest trends.
  • Experience in effective engagement with beneficiaries, media, and stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the science, research and policy ecosystem in India, and the larger international context.

To Apply

To apply, please click here;

Also, please send the following (preferably as one consolidated pdf) to, jobs@​indiaalliance.​org by 22nd November 2023.

Please ensure the subject line reads: Application for Communications Consultant based in New Delhi”.

  • Your CV (limit two (2) pages; Arial Font size 11)
  • A cover letter stating why you are suitable for the position (limit one (1) page; Arial Font size 11)
  • Examples of prior work that showcase your skills relevant to the requirements as indicated in the advertisement (scientific papers do not qualify).
  • Names and current contact information of two referees who have engaged with you professionally.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further interactions and processing of applications.

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