Opportunities

Research Analyst - China Studies (PLA)
Associate Head of Communications
Communications Manager

The Takshashila Institution is currently seeking Research Analysts to work on China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) under our Indo-Pacific Studies Programme. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • The role primarily involves different aspects of the PLA’s modernisation effort
  • Creating analytical frameworks assessing developments related to the Chinese armed forces and their impact on Indian security interests
  • Drafting written materials, including reports, policy briefs, blog posts, fact sheets, and op-eds
  • Working with the Media and Outreach team to disseminate research publications and findings
  • Engaging with external stakeholders, including policy makers, as necessary 

 

Eligibility:

  • A good understanding of the Chinese political system
  • Familiarity with Chinese government publications and media ecosystem
  • Proficiency in Chinese language preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A postgraduate degree in International Relations, Strategic Studies or a related field
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Ability to multitask on projects
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

We are looking to recruit a new Associate Head of Communications to plan and execute Takshashila’s marketing campaigns and oversee our digital communications. This is an exciting role that blends product marketing with policy communication.

The position is located in Bangalore, India. 

 

What the role will require you to do:

  • Analyze digital data to plan and execute marketing campaigns for Takshashila’s Policy School
  • Manage all of Takshashila’s digital properties 
  • Ensure best practices are being followed in external communications
  • Coordinate with Policy School and Researchers to amplify their outputs
  • Monitor online marketing metrics to track success
  • Seek opportunities for partnerships and collaboration
  • Identify innovative channels to enhance the reach of Takshashila’s messaging  
  • Ensure consistency in and integrity of brand messaging

 

What we are looking for in you is to have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in digital marketing
  • A proven track record of executing social media campaigns
  • The ability to lead a team and manage budgets
  • Experience in digital data analysis
  • A good understanding of design and development tools
  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing or business
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • The ability to multitask 
  • Strong interpersonal skills

 

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in

We are looking to recruit a Communications Manager to enhance Takshashila’s media engagement and the reach of our research and education initiatives.

The position is located in Bangalore, India.

 

What the role will require you to do:

  • Develop and execute PR campaigns for TI’s research and education initiatives
  • Plan and organize events
  • Write and publish press releases and event reports
  • Engage with journalists and media outlets to amplify Takshashila’s outputs
  • Address media inquiries
  • Oversee creation of and edit promotional material and publications (newsletters, brochures, videos, and social media posts)
  • Pursue opportunities for partnerships and collaboration
  • Ensure consistency in and integrity of brand messaging

 

What we are looking for in you is to have:

  • At least 2 years of experience in PR/communications
  • Proficiency in using design tools like Photoshop and Canva
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly in writing
  • Video-scripting and editing skills are preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to multitask 
  • A bachelor’s degree in communications or journalism

If you are interested please email your CV to contact@takshashila.org.in