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Web and Magazine Editor

Organization Name: Mercom Communications India Pvt. Ltd

 

Qualification: Degree in Journalism, Writing

 

Relevant Industry: Journalism

 

Job Description / Responsibilities

Mercom India is looking for News editors with experience in news publications (digital and print) to join its growing team. Our publications need an editor to help us ensure that content is readable, accurate, and ready for publication, completing tasks such as fact-checking, writing headlines, editing for grammar, spelling, and following a style guide.

We are looking for an Editor that wants to be part of a dynamic online and print news organization focused on renewable and clean technologies in India, and who is excited to be part of the solution and change in India’s energy and environmental future.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the energy and business sector in India and will be able to analyze data, news, and trends required to develop original content. The candidate will ensure that articles, reports and other materials are free of errors, easy to read, and conform to the publication’s style. The candidate must have a passion for writing, a sharp eye for detail, and the ability to work well under pressure.

 

Desired Profile of the candidate

The ideal candidate will have at least 2-3 years of editing experience and is excited to be part of the new and dynamic sector that is India’s renewable energy growth story. The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assigning and editing stories based on the interest of Mercom India’s research, market intelligence, and online audience
  • Manage Mercom India’s homepage
  • Oversee breaking news coverage
  • Use web analytics to monitor reader engagement
  • Ensure best practices for web publishing per Mercom guidelines when working with reporters
  • Manage the editing process by fixing any grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors. Double-check that names, places, and organizations are spelled properly and facts, dates, and statistics are accurate and adhere to Associated Press (AP) style guide
  • Write headlines and subheads for articles and for print publication, create page layouts that consist of article placement, photographs, and advertisements
  • Experience working in an online news environment
  • Superior editorial judgment
  • Ability to line-edit stories and develop story ideas with reporters
  • Skilled in publishing stories that are impactful and compelling online
  • Proven ability to write web-friendly headlines
  • Ability to leverage multimedia content to enhance stories and user experience, clarifying details with reporters when necessary
  • Writing or adjusting headlines for each article or writing
    introductory paragraphs to ensure stories are written in Mercom’s style and requirements
  • Editors are also expected to write complete news articles during downtime.
  • Must have experience using social media to find and promote stories
  • Familiarity with content management systems, photo editing
    software and web analytics tools preferred
  • Excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar
  • Must have an eye for detail and be very accurate in following writing guidelines
  • Be able to make decisions, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and have the ability to maintain a high quality of work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Be prepared to work long hours as required
  • The candidate should have an eagerness to learn and adapt to new situations and different environments
  • Must be able to travel occasionally anywhere in India
  • Must be strong in ethical values and social conduct
  • Must be an excellent fact checker and should have the ability to verify all the news items from various sources
  • Must be proactive and able to work independently
  • Must be organized, able to meet deadlines, and juggle various tasks, while at the same time maintaining a high level of attention to detail and sustain overall quality
  • Must be creative, flexible, and willing to do what it takes to deliver a finished product
  • Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit resume
  • This position is based in Bangalore

 

Min. Exp.: 2 year

 

Max. Exp.: 5 year

 

Compensation range: As per Industry Standards

 

Location of posting: Bengaluru

 

Candidate’s Location: Bengaluru

 

Contact Information

Contact Person: Akshatha Rani M, Harsh Sahay
Contact No: 8971704885, 9606068726
e-mail ID: info@mercomindia.com

 

Office Address:

Mercom Communications India
#590, 1st main road
3rd block, Dollars Colony
RMV 2nd stage
Bengaluru-560094
Karnataka

Reporter

Organization Name: Mercom Communications India Pvt. Ltd

 

Qualification: Degree in Journalism, Writing

 

Relevant Industry: Journalism

 

Job Description / Responsibilities
Mercom India is a well-known, respected research and communications firm focused on delivering critical information on renewable energy. With growing environmental issues and air pollution concerns, India is shifting from dirty fossils to new and clean energy technologies. We are looking for a reporter that wants to be part of a dynamic online news portal (mercomindia.com) focused on renewable and clean technologies in India who is excited to be part of the solution and change India’s energy and environmental future. The ideal candidate will be expected to write, edit and proofread articles, blog posts, and press releases on renewable energy topics and market trends. We are looking to create the best resource for renewable energy news in India.

The ideal candidate will have experience covering energy or business stories in India and will be able to analyze data, news, and trends, and develop original content. The candidate will report on the news on tight deadlines. The job will involve working with colleagues across India and abroad to ensure comprehensive coverage of the market.

 

Desired Profile of the candidate

The candidate will be responsible for breaking news, covering important stories about companies of all sizes, government policies, and technologies, contributing multiple stories a week, all written with the right tone. The ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of news writing experience and is excited to be part of the new and dynamic sector that is India’s renewable energy growth story.

  • Write and publish multiple articles on a daily basis, ranging from quick to covering the latest on a breaking news event with photos
  • Write daily and long-term stories, including reported pieces and detailed analysis for the news website and our weekly newsletter/reports
  • Develop fresh angles and offer new insights for readers. Report news on tight deadlines, which includes making calls, asking tough questions, and aggressively pursuing a story when needed
  • Call on various government agencies to get the appropriate information and news
  • Stay on top of and follow up on current events coming out of the clean energy sector
  • Must be able to develop sources/relationships to call on for quotes and information
  • This position is based in Bangalore
  • Must have superior writing and editing skills coupled with the demonstrated ability to present information concisely and clearly at an appropriate level of sophistication
  • Must have strong interview skills, with an ability to extract relevant information about technical and complex topics and turn it into easy-to-understand written content
  • Must be able to analyze data, news, and trends, and write concise articles that are compelling and easy to understand
  • Must be able to monitor and identify news on a daily basis and break news as often as possible
  • Must be internet savvy and have the ability to carry out qualitative online research
  • Experience in writing financial, technical articles, in American-style English writing a plus
  • Journalistic and reporting background necessary
  • Knowledge and familiarity with online publishing tools, WordPress, and HTML a plus
  • The candidate should have an eagerness to learn and adapt to new situations and different environments
  • Must be able to travel occasionally anywhere in India
  • Should be a voracious reader of business news and current events
  • Must be strong in ethical values and social conduct
  • Must be an excellent fact checker and should have the ability to verify all the news items from various sources
  • Must be proactive and able to work independently
  • Must be organized, able to meet deadlines, and juggle various tasks while at the same time maintaining a high level of attention to detail and sustaining the overall quality
  • Must be creative, flexible, and willing to do what it takes to deliver a finished product
  • Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit a resume with at least three to five stories

 

Min. Exp.: 2 year

 

Max. Exp.: 5 year

 

Compensation range: As per Industry Standards

 

Location of posting: Bengaluru

 

Candidate’s Location: Bengaluru

 

Contact Information

Contact Person: Akshatha Rani M, Harsh Sahay
Contact No: 8971704885, 9606068726
e-mail ID: info@mercomindia.com

 

Office Address:

Mercom Communications India
#590, 1st main road,
3rd block, Dollars Colony,
RMV 2nd stage,
Bengaluru – 560094

Senior Research Analyst

Organization Name: Mercom Communications India Pvt. Ltd

 

Qualification: BE, BBA, MBA, MA in Economics

 

Required Skill Set
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, InDesign a plus, advanced excel, excel modeling

 

Relevant Industry: Solar, Renewable Energy, Energy, Power

 

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • The employee must work full time from our offices in Bangalore
  • Should be fluent in English
  • Should have excellent writing skills in English
  • Must have extensive report writing experience
  • Must have experience in the energy/renewable energy sectors
  • Need to be proficient in advanced excel – modeling, pivot tables, data analysis, etc.
  • Will perform primary research with industry participants and government officials on a daily basis
  • As a primary job responsibility will need to write and execute research reports periodically with minimum assistance
  • Generate weekly and quarterly research reports
  • Collect primary data and write and execute custom research reports based on specific topics
  • Consult and advise clients on market conditions and other topics as needed
  • Attend conferences as needed to gather market intelligence
  • Perform analyst briefings and interviews in person and over the phone
  • Should have experience leading projects and teams
  • Must be able to manage research teams, set agendas, and deliver reports on a deadline

 

Desired Profile of the candidate

  • Passion for clean energy and technologies
  • A go-getter who can execute reports independently
  • Ability to grasp new technology concepts
  • Must be extremely good with numbers
  • A team player who can work harmoniously with others
  • Punctual and professional
  • Hardworking and honest in performing any duties assigned
  • Ability to work late as needed to meet deadlines
  • The candidate should have a strong desire to learn and grow with the company
  • To be considered, a candidate MUST provide samples of research reports you have written
  • Must be able to send a writing test based on a topic assigned
  • Please do not apply if you cannot comply with our requirements

 

 

Min. Exp.: 3 year

 

Max. Exp.: 7 year

 

Compensation range: As per Industry Standards

 

Location of posting: Bengaluru

 

Candidate’s Location: Bengaluru

 

Contact Information

Contact Person: Akshatha Rani M, Harsh Sahay
Contact No: 8971704885, 9606068726
e-mail ID: info@mercomindia.com

 

Office Address:

Mercom Communications India
#590, 1st main road,
3rd block, Dollars Colony,
RMV 2nd stage,
Bengaluru – 560094

Graphic Designer

Organization Name: Mercom Communications India Pvt. Ltd

 

We need an experienced graphic designer dedicated to designing marketing collaterals, newsletters, social media images, print magazines, and any other creatives to support our activities.

As a Graphic Designer, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. You must demonstrate the artistic ability and creative thinking needed to design compelling graphics, the ability to create visual images that engage, attract and sell. The ideal candidate should possess excellent concept-to-design skills and the organizational skills needed to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines – without sacrificing creative flair.

Please go through our website – www.mercomindia.com. If this sounds like an excellent opportunity, and you want to be part of a growing organization, please email our office telling us why you would be a great candidate and include your resume.

 

Qualification: Desired: Bachelor’s degree

 

Required Skill Set
2 to 5 years of experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite.

 

Relevant Industry: Not applicable

 

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • Experience with design software and technologies: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, (Lightroom, Acrobat, Premier Pro, Animate, etc)
  • Complete design responsibility of a monthly magazine, including visualization, pagination, illustrations, photo editing, layouts.
  • Create covers/layouts/designs based on the audience
  • Work with copywriters and editors to produce the final design
  • Provide creative, professional, and impactful creative options that are aligned with our corporate identity and enhance presentation materials
  • Maintain graphic library consisting of icons, graphics, photography, and banners
  • Manage projects from concept through production, effectively communicating project deadlines and project scope
  • Balance multiple priorities and schedules efficiently to meet client deadlines
  • Develop illustrations, logos, and other designs using software or by hand
  • Create bespoke designs for presentation materials as needed
  • Create impactful Ads for publications
  • Design marketing materials
  • Complete projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services, printers, and others.
  • Ability to develop and edit videos a plus

 

Desired Profile of the candidate

  • Must have exceptional designing skills
  • Must have a keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be an excellent communicator
  • Must maintain awareness of design trends
  • Should have excellent communication skills
  • Should have a positive attitude
  • Should be able to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Should be a self-starter with high standards in any given task
  • Should be a problem solver
  • Should be able to work on deadlines

 

 

Min. Exp.: 2 year

 

Max. Exp.: 5 year

 

Compensation range: As per Industry Standards

 

Location of posting: Bengaluru

 

Candidate’s Location: Bengaluru

 

Contact Information

Contact Person: Akshatha Rani M, Harsh Sahay
Contact No: 8971704885, 9606068726
e-mail ID: info@mercomindia.com

 

Office Address:

Mercom Communications India
#590, 1st main road,
3rd block, Dollars Colony,
RMV 2nd stage,
Bengaluru – 560094

Full Stack Web Designer/Developer

Organization Name: Mercom Communications India Pvt. Ltd

 

Mercom Communications India is currently seeking a Web Designer/Developer to join its team. The Web Designer/Developer will play an integral role in the development and maintenance of our public-facing websites. The ideal candidate will thrive in a team environment that requires strong problem-solving skills, innovation, and attention to detail.

 

Qualification: Desired: Bachelor’s degree in Computers/ IT

 

Required Skill Set
1 to 3 years of experience with WordPress, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, and MySQL.

 

Relevant Industry: Not applicable

 

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • Provide expertise with WordPress, HTML, CSS, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, WooCommerce
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain our main WordPress websites
  • Constantly improve and build new add-ons to attract readers
  • Write clean, maintainable code and adhere to best practices
  • Attend daily project meetings and calls as required
  • Ability to ramp up quickly
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment as an individual contributor

 

Desired Profile of the candidate

  • Experience with PHP Web Frameworks
  • Experience with responsive design/development
  • Must be familiar with working with WordPress themes and plugins
  • Experience with building databases
  • Social media integration
  • Proficient in search engine optimization
  • Email marketing integration
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for learning new things and technologies is a must
  • Experience in implementing and managing SEO (Search Engine Optimization) helpful
  • Would consider either Part-time or Full-time

 

 

Min. Exp.: 2 year

 

Max. Exp.: 5 year

 

Compensation range: As per Industry Standards

 

Location of posting: Bengaluru

 

Candidate’s Location: Bengaluru

 

Contact Information

Contact Person: Akshatha Rani M, Harsh Sahay
Contact No: 8971704885, 9606068726
e-mail ID: info@mercomindia.com

 

Office Address:

Mercom Communications India
#590, 1st main road,
3rd block, Dollars Colony,
RMV 2nd stage,
Bengaluru – 560094
Karnataka

Research Associate

Organization Name: Mercom Communications India Pvt. Ltd

 

Qualification: BE, BBA, MBA, MA in Economics

 

Required Skill Set
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, InDesign a plus, advanced excel, online research

 

Relevant Industry: Solar, Renewable Energy, Energy

 

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • The employee must work full time from our offices
  • Should be fluent in English
  • Should have good writing skills in English
  • Will need to collect, input and analyze data in excel
  • Need to be proficient in excel chart-making
  • A key part of the job is to perform primary research by calling and talking to industry participants and government officers daily
  • Researching the web for relevant information and secondary research
  • Generate weekly and quarterly research reports
  • Monitor current industry news and developments
  • Create custom research reports
  • Collect and input and maintain industry data

 

Desired Profile of the candidate

  • Passion for clean energy which is one of the most dynamic and promising sectors in India and around the world
  • Quick and enthusiastic learner
  • Ability to grasp new technology concepts
  • Must be good with numbers
  • A team member who can work harmoniously with others
  • Punctual
  • Hardworking and honest in performing any duties assigned
  • Ability to work late as needed to meet deadlines
  • The candidate should have a strong desire to grow and learn
  • Preference is given to those who provide samples of research reports you have done

 

 

Min. Exp.: 2 year

 

Max. Exp.: 4 year

 

Compensation range: As per Industry Standards

 

Location of posting: Bengaluru

 

Candidate’s Location: Bengaluru

 

Contact Information

Contact Person: Akshatha Rani M, Harsh Sahay
Contact No: 8971704885, 9606068726
e-mail ID: info@mercomindia.com

 

Office Address:

Mercom Communications India
#590, 1st main road,
3rd block, Dollars Colony,
RMV 2nd stage,
Bengaluru – 560094
Karnataka