Information Cell

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2019/125

Applications are invited for the following post in Information Cell, IIT Kanpur.

About the Project: The work is related to administrative in nature.

The appointment is purely contractual, and duration of contract is one year OR till the end of Project whichever is earlier and renewal on satisfactory performance.

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Project Manager




Essential Qualification for the post of Project Manager

Post graduate degree + 8 years of relevant experience OR Graduate with 15 years of relevant experience at appropriate level. OR (CA / ICWA / CS) + 2 years of relevant experience at supervisory level in a Govt. organization or in educational institute or in organization of repute.


  • Preference will be given to those candidates having, Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication & Journalism.
  • Candidate must have ability to interact with media houses, maintain the good inter-personal relationship with the media houses.
  • Ability to organize Press Conferences, scheduling of photography engagement, setting up of interviews of faculty with the press and acting as liaison between journalists and the Institute administration. Write press releases for workshops, seminars, Institute events etc. and am responsible for the wide dissemination of the press release and articles on faculty research from IIT Kanpur.
  • Ability to take care of the content for the social media handles of Government Organization/ Government Institutions of repute or Autonomous body. Ability of planning short as well as year-long campaigns.
  • Candidate will be responsible for conceptualizing engaging videos on faculty research, faculty awards etc. as well as posters for specific purposes, to be promoted on our social media channels. A basic knowledge of Adobe Premier and Adobe Photoshop are invaluable when working on this.

Office reserves the right to fix suitable criteria for short listing of eligible candidates. Only short-listed candidates will be informed.

Last Date: 6-May-2019

Hard copies of the applications can be sent to:

Dr V P Singh

Joint Registrar (R&A)

FB 268, Office of Dean Resources and Alumni, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur – 208 016 (UP)