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Published 13 days ago

June 29, 2020
The position includes a monthly salary (based on experience) and paid leave days.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Country Consultant – South Asia

Location: Remote but must be based in India

Contract Term: 6 months with possibility of extension

Women First Digital (WFD) is a social enterprise comprised of three online platforms (descriptions below) that provide information and counseling services on safe abortion, contraception and SRHR. WFD leverages the reach, innovation and power of the internet to reach as many people as possible. Through these platforms we connect women all around the world to accurate information, allowing them to make informed decisions about comprehensive abortion care and services.

We are looking for a Consultant to support all three online platforms mentioned above.

Overall Objectives:

·      Research and understand existing resources in South Asia that women currently rely on for reproductive health information, abortion services and general digital health resources. Help us identify areas of greatest need.

·      Coordinate website translations into identified local South Asian languages.

·      Coordinate market education efforts and initiatives around safe abortion and contraceptive uptake.

·      Support the development of a network of trusted health care partners for online referral purposes.

·      Identify and explore ways to collaborate with key local stakeholders who share WFDs mission in order to encourage the promotion of our digital platforms through the distribution of print materials and other methods.                 

·      Design online content (social media posts, videos, etc.) and effective types of educational and youth-focused posts that are aligned with the regions social and cultural context. Knowledge of social media platforms, community engagement and communication strategy development is required.

·      Support digital communication efforts by identifying local online spaces (e.g. Facebook groups), magazines/blogs and local social media influencers willing to support our mission.

·      Draft articles and blogs around WFD activities and identify key progress opportunities on relevant local websites.

·      Propose country/region-specific tactics that would help further the WFD mission.

·      Other duties as assigned.


The Consultant will work online, but should be in constant communication with the entire Women First Digital team. Work schedule will be defined according to candidate’s availability and WFD needs. Please note that that WFD does not offer relocation support and the Consultant should already be living in India. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·      For this post women (including trans) and non-binary folks are encouraged to apply.

·      Immediate availability to work 40 hours (full-time) per week.

·      Advanced English proficiency with strong reading and writing skills; proficiency in additional South Asian languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Bengali, preferred.

·      Experience engaging with key SRHR stakeholders in South Asia.

·      Excellent grammar and spelling skills.

·      Experience in sexual and reproductive health.

·      Ability to work without supervision and take initiative.

·      Excellent communication skills and a creative mindset. Must be a proactive communicator.

·      Must have a computer and smart phone and consistent access to reliable and strong internet.


Desirable Qualifications:

·      Knowledge of medical abortion and contraceptive initiatives.

·      Sexual and Reproductive Health experience.

·      Social media and communications experience.

·     Knowledge of gender, feminism and women’s health.


The following platforms comprise the WFD Program: 

1. HowToUseAbortionPill.org (also known as PinkShoes.org in regions of the world where criminalization or stigma make abortion resources inaccessible)

HowToUse is a one stop global resource for safe abortion, providing simple instructions on how to use the medical abortion pills. HowToUse also provides abortion eLearning courses, country-specific abortion information and is currently translated into 24 languages.

2. safe2choose.org

safe2choose connects women all around the world to accurate and individualized information on medical abortion pills, so that they can have a safe abortion where, when and with whom they feel most comfortable. Our team includes multilingual counselors, medical doctors and experts in the field of public health and international development that work together to provide women with accurate information about safe abortion.

3. Findmymethod.org

Created in collaboration with Bedsider.org and partners around the world, findmymethod.org shares information on contraception that is easy to understand, comprehensive, and globally representative.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Country Consultant – South Asia

Location: Remote but must be based in India

Contract Term: 6 months with possibility of extension

Women First Digital (WFD) is a social enterprise comprised of three online platforms…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

The position includes a monthly salary (based on experience) and paid leave days.

The position includes a monthly salary (based on experience) and paid leave days.

Level of Language Proficiency

·      Advanced English proficiency with strong reading and writing skills; proficiency in additional South Asian languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Bengali, preferred.

·      Advanced English proficiency with strong reading and writing skills; proficiency in additional South Asian languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Bengali, preferred.

How to Apply

Application Process:

We invite all interested candidates to submit the following documents:

·      Curriculum Vitae (CV)

·      Letter of Motivation outlining how your experience, skills, and professional networks fit with the required job description (1-page maximum). Please clearly state your salary expectations for this role in USD.

Please submit your application to sonia@womenfirstdigital.org, subject line: Country Consultant – South Asia by June 29, 2020.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Process:

We invite all interested candidates to submit the following documents:

·      Curriculum Vitae (CV)

·      Letter of Motivation outlining how your experience, skills, and…

Location

Delhi, DL, IN

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