Project Manager, Public Policy, India - 12 months' contract (Delhi)

Gurugram

Summary

Twitter is transforming how users around the world are interacting with their elected officials and connecting to real-time news and information of relevance to civic engagement and conversation. This is your opportunity to help drive this change, filing a temporary staffing need for 2018 with the Twitter Public Policy team to facilitate top content and operational excellence around major Indian electoral events, from government officials, political parties, agencies, and candidates on Twitter.

Responsibilities

  • Support efforts for planning and execution of multiple government and political events as well as coordination with other teams internally.

  • Provide front-line technical support to planning and production teams of political events and other government, political and news users of Twitter, solving problems and escalating to internal support and Public Policy & #TwitterIndia colleagues as needed.

  • Assist in preparation of training and presentation materials, including Keynote presentations, case studies, training handouts, and/or best practice guides.

  • Conduct research into discussion of Indian governmental, political, and election-related news and events on Twitter, working with other Twitter team members to identify key metrics and narrative-boosting examples of successful use.

  • Execute routine management tasks to advance the Public Policy team’s @TwitterGov mission, including coordinating internal and external meetings, managing partner outreach, maintaining contact lists, and coordinating travel and shipping logistics.

  • Provide significant focus and assistance for Indian elections.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree; advanced degree most welcome

  • 6+ years experience in government or politics or in special event coordination, with deep familiarity across all three disciplines

  • English language fluency, spoken and written; with 1-2 additional Indic language fluency strongly preferred.

  • Superlative organizational abilities — you’ll be spinning a lot of plates

  • Demonstrated presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of Indian government and politics a distinct plus

  • Exquisite judgment and a sense of humor

Hiring Process

Step 1

After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call.

Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.

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