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04/09 HR
Human Resources at Ummeed Child Development Center

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Ummeed Child Development Center - Manager/Senior Manager - Communications (8-10 yrs)

Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai Job Code: 290394

About Ummeed:

Ummeed is one of India's premier non-profit organizations providing family-centered care to children with developmental disabilities and their families. We believe that all children with developmental disabilities can be included in society and reach their maximum potential, if given the chance. As an organization with a workforce of over 100 committed professionals, Ummeed's transdisciplinary approach works towards:

- Supporting children in overcoming their disabilities through direct clinical services and helping families in their journey towards acceptance and empowerment

- Building a cadre of trained professionals and community workers who can prevent, diagnose, and manage developmental disabilities e- ectively

The team at Ummeed is a diverse group of highly passionate, motivated and talented individuals. Ummeed offers its team members opportunities to grow professionally and personally, inculcating and reflecting a strong culture of supervision and mentorship and the space for continued learning.

About the Position :

- The Communications department at Ummeed plays a pivotal role in building awareness in the child development and developmental disabilities space. It works on creating and disseminating information about Ummeed, its services and the disability sector through impactful collaterals and documentation.

- We are looking for a Manager / Senior Manager - Communications who will support the team in building this awareness. They will work closely with Associate Director, Communications at Ummeed to effectively execute the communications strategy and awareness building goals of Ummeed. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who through critical, creative and innovative thinking will be able to fulfill and take forward Ummeed's vision of an inclusive future for all children.

- The team includes an Associate Director and two Assistant Managers. Some of the designing is outsourced to an external organization. This is a growing and developing area at Ummeed with scope and opportunity to grow within the organization as well as to make your mark in the field.

Responsibilities would include :

1. To implement the awareness strategy:

- Understanding Ummeed and its role in the development disabilities space and to establish the expansion of the awareness strategy through multiple formats in collaboration with the Team Head

- Developing a plan to actively engage with publications and media agencies

- Collaborating with the Team Head in building relationships with external partners, vendors, supporters to push the communications strategy

2. Internal Collaboration :

- Supervision and mentoring of junior communication team members

- Working creatively and collaboratively with other departments to inform content of communications deliverables

3. Project Management :

- Working and delivering on projects end to end with tight deadlines. This includes ideating, conceptualizing and implementation of projects

Minimum Qualifications :

- Masters/Bachelors in any stream with seven to ten years of experience in Communications

- We are looking for a smart and enthusiastic individual who is a keen and quick learner with a zest to add value to Ummeed's operations and mission, with the ability and willingness to concertedly understand and grow in their knowledge of the developmental disabilities space

Essential Skills Required :

- Excellent knowledge and expertise in communications which includes the Social Media space, marketing, videography and scripting.

- Knowledge of digital marketing and graphic design will be an added advantage

- Excellent project management skills

- Strong leadership skills

- Knowledge of online analytics and social media strategies

Optional Skills :

- Fluency in spoken and written Hindi

Reporting to: Associate Director - Communications

The above is a full-time position involving 8 hours per day/40 hours a week.

We encourage persons with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities to apply.


- Ummeed is unique in the social sector, not just because of the influence it has been able to create, but also because of its work culture and ethos, that includes:

- A challenging but flexible work environment that offers opportunities for growth and creating impact at scale

- A leadership that invests in its people, giving them the freedom to explore, innovate, learn, while responsibly delivering on committed outcomes

- A strong culture of respecting diversity, being inclusive and committed to serving children with disabilities and their families

- An opportunity to work in collaboration with a diverse group of highly passionate, motivated and talented individuals

If you are excited by the idea of enabling an organization that works in a niche area to create meaningful impact, please apply

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