Job Alert: Programme Associate, Prajnya

We are looking for a dynamic person to help us execute our projects and programmes promoting gender equality and peace.

About the Recruitment

  • Location: India
  • Deadline: November 30, 2023
  • Start Date: January 1, 2024
  • Salary Range : INR 30,000-40,000/- per month

The Programme Associate will handle responsibilities related to Programmes, Resource Mobilisation, Communication & Training, as well as our interface with partners and stakeholders.

If you are passionate about gender justice and have excellent communication and managerial skills, and you are a Tamil speaker based in Chennai, this is an exciting opportunity for you.


Programme Implementation

  • The Programme Associate is expected to take the lead and implement Prajnya’s programmes across its gender equality and capacity-building initiatives, which will include our college outreach; workplace equality support services and capacity-building programmes.

Resource Mobilisation

  • The Programme Associate will extend support to ongoing fundraising activities and help develop funding feasible proposals.


  • The Programme Associate will plan and coordinate social media communications and assist with content curation for our blogs and website.


  • The Programme Associate will manage programme operations, including screening internship applications and supervising interns and coordinating with volunteers.


  • A graduate/postgraduate degree in social sciences or humanities;
  • Fluency in English and Tamil, both spoken and written;
  • Familiarity with gender issues, social sector work and/or CSR, and an alignment with our values;
  • A Chennai-based person;
  • Proposal, report-writing and social media experience;
  • A communicative, meticulous person capable of working independently and also with a team;
  • Someone who wants to do meaningful work that will make a difference.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted only via email to and must be submitted by November 30, 2023. All application material must be in English.

Only complete applications will be considered, and they must include:

  • a cover letter of no more than one page (one side), stating why you are interested in this position and how it will serve your career goals;
  • your c.v., and a list of three references and their contact information;
  • a writing sample of no more than 1000 words.

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