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 Web Content Editor
 Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme

 Location: New Delhi
 Last Date: April 20, 2011
 Email: (Reference:

 Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme
Inviting Applications for Web Content Editor

Last Date : 20th April 2011, 5:00pm

The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme is looking for an experienced and competent web content editor to manage all online content and champion the use of innovative social media tools and channels. This assignment is for 12 months, working 15 days per month - remuneration will be based on competencies and experience.

The PACS website is a key channel for the programme and this important role will keep our site fresh and dynamic, as well as help share lessons learnt and the experiences of our CSO partners.

Role profile
§ Responsible for maintaining a web content publishing plan, under the direction of the Communications and Knowledge Manager, and for adhering to agreed schedules, approval process and deadlines.
§ Develops creative and relevant content in response to priorities of the PACS programme and proactively seeks out news items for the newsroom that are relevant to issues of inclusion and PACS themes.
§ Co-ordinates with CSO partners to encourage the sharing of content and use of social media
§ Manages the promotion of PACS, CSO partners and select third party events through the website according to the PACS guidelines
§ Keeps all sections of the website up-to-date
§ Sources relevant images that reflect the values of the PACS Programme and are cropped to a high standard
§ Moderates third party content and social media channels, according to moderation guidelines
§ Content in both Hindi and English is accurate, accessible and jargon-free
§ Monitors traffic and user journeys to evaluate performance of the website
§ Other communications work as directed.

Core competencies and experience
The following knowledge, experience and skills are essential:
§ Strong writing and editing skills, and considerable editorial experience of managing online content either as part of an organisation or in the media as a subeditor, writer and/or journalist
§ Excellent writing and verbal skills in English and Hindi are essential and skills and experience in training and mentoring desirable
§ Knowledge and experience of web page creation, editing, and knowledge and experience of working with content management systems, especially Drupal
§ Significant experience of social media
§ Ability to produce clear, persuasive content and to handle multiple projects and priorities
§ Ability to work under pressure and to deadline
§ Experience of commissioning, editing and optimising images for use online, with basic Photoshop skills (image cropping and resizing)
§ Creativity and ability to think laterally
§ Knowledge of accessibility standards
§ Other areas of knowledge: basic HTML, website analytics, usability, and search engine optimisation.

PACS is an initiative of the UK Government’s Department for International Development aimed at reducing the gap in wellbeing status between socially excluded groups in India and the rest of the population.

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To apply, send your CV and a covering note explaining in 200 words or less how your competencies, skills and experience make you suitable for this role, indicating your expected remuneration.

Email your applications to  with the subject line marked Web Content Editor. Last date of application is 20th April 2011.


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