Communications Coordinator

Position Vacant: Communications Coordinator
Work Experience: 2+ years
Reporting to: Communications Manager
Location: Mumbai
Last date to apply: 18th June 2023

Organization Background:
The Humsafar Trust (HST) is India’s first community-based organization (CBO) of self-identified gay men, MSM, Hijras and LBT persons. HST organizes advocacy workshops for health care providers, law enforcement agencies, judiciary, legislators, Government bodies, media, and student community to sensitize them on Gay, MSM, and TG issues. Along with legal support, crisis management, mental health, and nutrition counseling to its communities.

The HIV interventions of HST are supported by National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and Mumbai District AIDS Control Society (MDACS) to provide health services to Men who have sex with men (MSM) and Transgender communities every year through Public Health Care delivery systems and its inhouse clinics.

For more information about The Humsafar Trust, please visit

Project NETREACH Overview

The Humsafar Trust has embarked on an HIV intervention project that aims to reach out to the highrisk, key population by virtual outreach. This virtual population needs to be brought into the ambit of National HIV intervention programs. The project is supported by The Global Fund (GFTAM) and the Principal Recipient is India HIV/AIDS Alliance.

The goal of the communication campaign is to motivate people to get tested, promote access to treatment, link to care and support and reduce stigma and discrimination.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Point of contact for coordination between Stakeholders
  • Coordinate various activities, including influencer management, press engagements, connecting with brands, collaborating with app marketing teams, identifying positioning opportunities and collaborations, and engaging with the community online.
  • Creating materials for posts – Posters, Reels, Video editing (a plus!), conducting video and audiograms
  • Develop and deliver press releases and media relations content.
  • Supports the social media specialists
  • Research media coverage and industry trends and create reports.
  • Sourcing and managing PR engagements/ events online
  • Managing events (offline and online)

Qualifications and skills:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a communication or marketing role
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or journalism
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to coordinate with partner agencies and get leads for PR work.
  • Good knowledge of the select market and customer segments in Public Health would be an advantage.
  • Design skills (knowledge of Canva and other social media creative tools- video and design) effective writing skills desired
  • Exceptional writing skills with a knack to writing a variety of different content to support communications and marketing efforts, including newsletters, website copy, and press releases

Application Process:

Please email your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the best fit for this role to ‘‘, with the subject line ‘Communications Coordinator, Mumbai’. Additionally, share samples of your work that may help support your application and also provide any relevant links or screenshots.

The deadline for applications is 18th June 2023.