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Political Researcher

Job description

DesignBoxed is seeking professionals who understand the intricacies of the Indian political system and can play a competent role in researching political data. The candidates must have expertise and knowledge of the political fabric of different states in the country or at the national level. A good understanding of regional politics of different along with a fair proficiency in their respective languages such as Punjabi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Assamese and/or Bengali is an added bonus!

Job Responsibilities:

  • To have a thorough understanding of the political demographics of the state assigned and its parties.
  • Implementing in-depth political research and analysis of constituencies and the background of political leaders.
  • To stay abreast of the latest developments in the Indian political system, and the narratives of dominant political parties in every state/region.

Political Analyst and Strategist

Job description

The candidate must have a first-hand understanding of the Indian political system intricacies, its modus operandi and complexities. The role of a Political Analyst and Strategist is to derive close insights from the collected data, which shall be beneficial in carefully devising election winning strategies for clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working into the insights of the performance of Govt policies, their outcome in terms of success or failure.
  • Keeping a vigilant eye on the narratives that parties build towards achieving a certain objective as well as the shortcomings of certain parties in building a narrative that could work in their favour.
  • Researching strategies that can help in arriving at the ideal case scenario for parties lagging behind in terms of pushing a favourable narrative.

Educational Qualifications & Experience

  • Meritorious academic record with graduation/post-graduation from a reputed institution
  • At least 2 years of work experience in Policy, Advocacy, or Political Analysis
  • Must understand the political dynamics of the country and how political parties work.
  • Adept at working on MS-Office- particularly in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Have excellent research, verbal and written communication skills

Other Prerequisites

  • Ready to work on a magnanimous scale of campaigns
  • Gear up for first hand, grassroots level and real-time experience of working in the political campaigning domain
  • Have a keen eye for facts, figures and other vital details
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Confident, hard-working with sound analytical and thinking skills, and open to extended work hours as per work demands.
  • Team player, adept at interacting with people and getting the work done
  • Detail-oriented and able to meet stringent deadlines.
  • Open to work-related travel, when required, often at short notices
  • Positive outlook and are willing to learn/work in a team as well as individually
  • Self-motivated to work in a creatively challenging atmosphere
  • Willing to push the boundaries of hard work in order to bring out the best of abilities