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The Akshaya Patra Foundation (TAPF) is people focused, secular organisation. It is the competent and professional workforce which drives TAPF and is behind its success. The Akshaya Patra Foundation is keen to attract and nurture its workforce.

Akshaya Patra always ensures that all its personnel stay abreast of the latest organisational developments and delivers values to all its stake holders, investing continuously on providing the best training to its people.

We are committed to offer rewarding career opportunities across Finance, Marketing, HR, Quality, Operations, Food and Beverage, Hospitality, Publication, Teaching and Information Technology.

We invite you to join hands with Akshaya Patra in our endeavor to ensure that 'No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger'.

 

 Akshaya Patra Careers

 

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Graphic Designer U.S

Bengaluru - Head Office

1

Primary Skills:

Corel Draw, Web-Builder, Web Hosting, Web Maintenance, Toon Boom & 3DS Max used for animation, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint (will be added advantage but not compulsory)

Excellent English communication skills, able to understand American English accent and work effectively

Prior experience in working with US clients preferred 

Roles and Responsibilities:

All Design and creative works:

  • Designing the Websites (when required)

  • Developing Presentations, Designing logos (when required for special campaigns and events)

  • Designing the handbooks/booklet/catalogues, Designing brochures/calendars 

  • Designing Posters & CD Stickers,Designing internal & external mailers (Teaser, Invitation, Launch etc.)

  • Designing leaflets/pamphlets and stickers, Design stands/kiosks/signage/boards/banners

  • Design internal newsletters for US, Able to make postings on US Facebook and Twitter accounts

  • Have calls with the US counterpart on regular basis to understand the requirements and deliver the work accordingly

  • Work closely with the India creative team and prepare similar campaign materials for US 

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Executive Content Writer

Bengaluru - Head Office

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Requires a male candidate

  • BA/MA (Journalism/Mass Communications/English literature) or any related degree with experience of at least  8 to 10 months working as Sub editor. Someone who is strong in English Basics

  • Proactively collect and write fresh stories on a weekly basis to update the Akshaya Patra website and other collateral. Should be willing to travel frequently and extensively to Akshaya Patra beneficiary schools and kitchens in Bengaluru and around India to gather these stories.

  • Coordinate on news/information collection from different Akshaya Patra units across India to write and produce the monthly internal newsletter.

  • Regularly update the Akshaya Patra website with latest news, events and more

  • Be familiar with using a DSLR camera to capture photographs of events, case studies etc for the website.

  • Basic videography skills will be an advantage

  • Coordinate on story lines, recce, film shoots and more with internal/external agencies for special projects

  • Be a point of contact for information on case studies, images, videos

  • Write content for other collateral like fortnightly newsletter, direct mailers, text mailers, display ads and more as required.

  • The position will be reporting to Asst. Manager

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Executive Content Writer

Bengaluru

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

Will take care of all communication material requirements from the UK office

  • BA/MA (Journalism/Mass Communications/English literature) or any related degree with experience of at least  8 to 10 months working as Sub editor.

  • Someone with excellent written and spoken English skills, who understands the international standards of digital marketing

  • Includes feature writing, and content for banners, leaflets, brochures

  • Content for direct mailers, newsletters, landing pages

  • Coordination to meet the UK team's social media requirements

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Internet Marketing Manager

Bengaluru - Head Office

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

5 to 6 Yrs of experience in Digital Marketing. 4+ Yrs in Client Services and a min of 3+ Yrs exp in Digital marketing.

  • Experience with project management tools used for task/time/resource management

  • Working experience with Paid Search (PPC), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), Google Analytics, and/or Content Management Systems (CMS) as part of an overall online marketing strategy  Strategic, proactive, and creative thinking – always focusing on innovative, measurable client solutions

  • Excellent people Management Skills

  • Chart annual marketing calendar and budgets. Consistently drive increased conversions and new customer acquisition through online marketing channels

  • Hold responsibility for planning and budgetary control of all digital marketing

  • Frame, research and identify new digital marketing initiatives to drive growth. Lead implementation of identified marketing initiatives with a strong focus on monitoring outcomes through analytics tools.

  • Translate business goals into digital marketing objectives, creating and communicating marketing targets/ briefs.

  • Drive digital marketing best practices and standards within the organization.

  • Provide expertise in developing and adapting strategies for SEO, PPC, SMO, SMM Re-Marketing, Email marketing, blogs.

  • Overseeing the social media strategy for the company by creating and maintaining visible MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram accounts and other social media sites and digital means for marketing of brand online and creating promotion.

  • Monitor Google Analytics and brand mentions, creating and tracking KPIs, identifying key trends, reporting on progress and proactively providing solutions for improvement. 

  • Evaluating customer research, market conditions and competitor data. 

  • Review new technologies and keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing. 

  • Deep understanding of digital marketing and proven experience in delivering effective and innovative digital campaigns. 

  • Experience managing successful social media campaigns, and a solid understanding of social marketing. 

  • Strong management skills, excellent oral and written communication skills. 

  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights

  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media campaigns 

  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate

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Sr. SMM Executive

Bengaluru - Head Office

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

A science graduate with a minimum of 2 to 4 years of related experience in SMM (Social and digital media )

  • Formulating social media plan/strategy, creating profiles, pages, accounts, Implementing across all social assets.

  • Executing all social media activities i.e. tweeting, sharing, engaging, liking, and increasing social reach.

  • Measuring the impact of social media, analytics & reporting.

  • Responsible for brand communication on various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.

  • Responsible for content marketing across the range of digital assets (including but not restricted to creation of infographics, blogs, videos, podcasts, articles).

  • Experience in creating content and posting it on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Google Communities, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Pinterest, and more.

Must be already plugged into social media landscape, aware of trends and be able to continually monitor for emerging platforms and react quickly

Strategic thinker, with strong grasp of major social media platforms and how to apply them to achieve brand goals 

Experience with social media analysis tools preferred 

A strong communicator, both written and verbal who understands the interaction between strategy, content and audience management 

Develop, implement and maintain comprehensive social media strategies that align with brand strategy 

Maintain oversight of overall community management and development of the social media calendar as well as provide creative briefs in order to guide in the development of social assets 

Lead the planning, creation and communication of overall social strategies and weekly and monthly content performance of organization.

Contributes to and supports search and social media marketing efforts through Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more 

Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness and success of content, measuring actual results against desired outcomes 

Responsible for day-to-day creation of content and campaign presentations and contributing objectives, highlights and opportunities of all monthly and campaign reports .

Deep understanding of best practices for interactive content writing and the unique challenges involved in optimizing for different audiences 

Strong strategic thinking with the ability to work well in teams and solve for content to represent the brand and audience insights

Identify KPI’s for ongoing and campaign initiatives—analyze findings based on benchmark goals and apply learnings for future initiatives 

Defines, prioritizes and manages the implementation of and timelines for social campaigns across the Content & Social team to align with marketing campaigns 

Manages external agencies regarding social media campaign requirements, including creative specifications, artwork preparation, schedules, and delivery dates.

Exceptional interpersonal skills 

Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and drive projects forward 

Must be highly organized, flexible, with ability to multi-task and thrive under pressure to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment

The position will be reporting to AGM.

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Quality Manager

Bengaluru

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

Graduate in Food Technology or Food Science with 5 to 6 Yrs experience in Food Industry, F & B or Packaged Foods industry.

Monitors and ensure compliance with SOPs, FSSA, GOVT and FSMS requirements

Assist in developing the processes, procedures, work instructions, formats/ templates to effectively implement the requirements of FSSA & FSMS

Assist in maintaining and improving food safety programs and external audits inspections

Perform GMP and ISO Internal Audits

Implement and sustain ( Learn, Obsorb, Train, Assist, Guide etc., ) the initiatives like Kaizen, CI Projects, Six Sigma etc., as required by HO

Perform/Coordinate the Lab tests and ensure the feedback from the tests are taken care to improve the product further

Provide individual or group training to production employees on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), product specifications, SPC, production controls, formulas, visual quality inspection criteria, GMP, Food Safety procedures.

Member of SQM team and participates in Supplier Qualification, Supplier Certification and Supplier Quality Improvement Activities

Conduct/do Source Inspection as required by the CSS team

Support the local Ops team in filling up the Quality Open positions

Track the Legal Compliance Status and give timely guidance to the locations about the renewal /up gradation etc.,

Review the analysis of Customer Complaints and Customer Satisfaction Survey feedback and ensure the corrective/Improvement actions implemented are effective and efficient

Experienced in developing training and implementing Quality and Food Safety Initiatives including SQM, HACCP and Sanitation procedures. Internal auditor for ISO 22000

  • Knowledge and Experience with FDA regulations.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, governmental regulations, or other related documents.

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Good Verbal & Written Communication

  • Interpersonal, Team Work, Supervisory Skills

  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills

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Manager - Quality & CI

Bengaluru

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

6 to 7 Yrs experience in  Quality Control. Require a Six Sigma Black Belt certified professional with experience in Food industry.Must be a Graduate in Food Science or Food Technology

Designs, Plans, Establishes (Implementation, Training & Guidance ), Monitors and Continual Improves the effectiveness of various CI Improvement Initiatives like Six Sigma, Kaizen, CI Projects etc., across the organization

Fully supports and participates in High Impact Projects and delivers as required by the Organization.

Promotes Continual Improvement Culture across the organization and ensures maximum participation from all levels

  • Designs, Plans, Implements and maintains the Six Sigma Program across the organization. Reports the results as required by the management.

  • Designs, Plans, Implements and maintains the Kaizen Program across the organization. Reports the results as required by the management.

  • Designs, Plans, Implements and maintains the CIPs ( Continual Improvement Projects )  across the organization. Reports the results as required by the management.

  • Provides/Organizes  training to concerned employees on various Initiatives and ensures the adequacy of their knowledge and skill to run various CI Programs across the organization

  • Participates & leads actively in other high impact projects as given by the management and ensures the successful closure of the projects while achieving the targeted results.

  • Certified BB in Six Sigma Methodology

  • Highly conversant with Mini Tab or equivalent software

  • Certified  FSMS ( ISO 22000 ) internal auditor. QMS IA certification preferred.

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Assistant Manager - Corporate Partnerships

Mumbai, Delhi

2

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for business development and acquiring leads for Mumbai, Delhi

Create Database – by extensive on foot market research & cold calling

Develops leads from city and telephone directories, trade and professional association membership lists, and other public records, liaise with Regional Business Clusters

Client Pitch (build the first stage of relationship with clients), follow up & maintain a working relationship 

Making initial presentations to CSR heads/managers

Effectively communicate with clients via telephone, face-to-face and written communication.

Provide a weekly schedule of planned activities

Liaise with other members of BD Team to actively promote sales opportunities, exchange information and increase professionalism

Maintain a current and accurate knowledge of products/ database

Working towards achieving pre-determined no. of pitch meetings, and fund-raising targets

Online research of key people and csr activities of corporates

Travel Requirement: Mostly within Maharashtra/Delhi.

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Assistant Manager - Finance

Bengaluru

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

CA- Inter or ICWA inter with 3 to 5 Yrs experience in Finance and Accounts.

  • A dynamic Finance Professional with a thorough grasps of the various Accounting Standards and Principles, Corporate and Taxation Laws and, Costing Techniques with the ability to relate theory with practice.

  • Hands on experience in accounts management, consolidation and finalization of Balance sheet, preparation of various reports and documents, guiding and advising clients, financial planning, handling taxation issues, liaison with income tax officials etc.

  • Exceptional consensus building, negotiation and interpersonal skills and analytical approach thus being able to comprehend and explain complex data easily and a track record of quality work and timely execution.

The position will report to COO.

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Assistant Manager - Finance

Bengaluru

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

CA- Inter with 3 to 4 Yrs experience in Finance and Accounts. Sound Accounting knowledge (Day to Day accounting including GL,inventory,fixed assets,AP,AR). Working knowledge of VAT, Service Tax and Income Tax (TDS Provisions) (basics of these). Should have independently  submitted monthly MIS indpendently. Should be a  self starter.

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Executive - Finance

Bengaluru

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

Accounting Skills: Knowledge of TDS provisions & Month end closure processes (what entries should happen, what checks and reconciliations they should perform) Willingness to learn. Communication Skills, Candidates knowing Oriya is advantage. Exposure to ERP environment (SAP, Oracle, MS Dynamics)

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Assistant Manager - Finance (Analyst)

Bengaluru

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

Corporate Finance, Preparation for Audit Committee Meeting, Budget Preparations/Validation for CAT Branches of TAPF- India, ERP Improvements(Streamlining ERP) for more effective and timely MIS. Handling Adhoc reporting, Ensuring Administration activities ( Statutory compliance of TDS,ST of TAPF. driving financial processes to ensure greater visibility and controls; monthly finance and business reporting. Government Utilization Certificates(GUC's)), Monitoring day to day updates in ERP.

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Assistant Manager - Direct Marketing

Mumbai

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

Graduate who is local to Mumbai with 2 to 3 Years’ experience in Face to Face Fund raising. Meet people face to face and raise donations. Face to face fundraising (HNI's and Individuals)        

Direct Marketing activity. Donor relations,

Events and partnerships (fund raising in public places like educational institutions, Exhibitions, Malls etc). Team management, Other fundraising initiatives.

Candidates who have experience in fund raising in NGO or candidates with Direct Marketing experience in any other relevant field.

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Associate - Telecalling

Bengaluru

5

Roles and Responsibilities:

Make cold calls, Creating awareness & seeking donation, Generate prospect donors list, Follow up for donations

Communication and selling skills, Experience in Telecalling, Basic Computer knowledge, Microsoft word, Excel

Languages Known – English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, & Hindi

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Sr. Executive/Asst. Manager Corporate Fundraising

Mumbai

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for business development (B2B – Fund Raising) and acquiring leads for Mumbai

Create Database – by extensive on foot market research & cold calling

Develops leads from city and telephone directories, trade and professional association membership lists, and other public records, liaise with Regional Business Clusters

Client Pitch (build the first stage of relationship with clients), follow up & maintain a working relationship 

Making initial presentations to CSR heads/managers

Effectively communicate with clients via telephone, face-to-face and written communication.

Provide a weekly schedule of planned activities

Liaise with other members of BD Team to actively promote sales opportunities, exchange information and increase professionalism

Maintain a current and accurate knowledge of products/ database

Working towards achieving pre-determined no. of pitch meetings, and fund-raising targets

Online research of key people and CSR activities of corporates

Travel Requirement: Mostly within Maharashtra. Occasionally, to Pune / towns within Maharashtra.

The position will report to AGM – Resource Mobilization.

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Assistant Manager - Quality (Regional)

Gurgaon

1

Roles and Responsibilities:

Graduate in Food Science / Food Technology with 5 to 6 Yrs experience in Quality and Food Safety.

Monitors and ensure compliance with SOPs, FSSA , GOVT and FSMS requirements of North Region.

  • Assist in developing the processes, procedures, work instructions, formats/ templates to effectively implement the requirements of FSSA & FSMS

  • Assist in maintaining and improving food safety programs and external audits inspections

  • Perform GMP and ISO Internal Audits. Implement and sustain ( Learn, Obsorb, Train, Assist, Guide etc., ) the initiatives like,Kaizen, CI Projects, Six Sigma etc., as required by HO

  • Perform/Coordinate the Lab tests and ensure the feedback from the tests are taken care to improve the product further.Provide individual or group training to production employees on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), product specifications, SPC, production controls, formulas, visual quality inspection criteria, GMP, Food Safety procedures.

  • Member of SQM team and participates in Supplier Qualification, Supplier Certification and Supplier Quality Improvement Activities

  • Conduct/do Source Inspection as required by the CSS team

  • Support the local Ops team in filling up the Quality Open positions

  • Track the Legal Compliance Status and give timely guidance to the locations about the renewal /up gradation etc.

  • Review the analysis of Customer Complaints and Customer Satisfaction Survey feedback and ensure the Corrective/Improvement actions implemented are effective and efficient 

Other Skills:

Experienced in developing training and implementing Quality and Food Safety Initiatives including SQF, HACCP and Sanitation procedures

  • Demonstrated track record of accomplishments as a Quality Assurance Manager.

  • Knowledge and Experience with FDA regulations.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, governmental regulations, or other related documents. Internal auditor/Lead Auditor for ISO 22000:2005

  • Good Verbal & Written Communication. Interpersonal, Team Work, Supervisory Skills

  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills. Willing to travel all north locations extensively

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Officer Quality

Rourkela, Bhubaneshwar

2

Roles and Responsibilities:

Min 2  to 4 year of experience with Bachelor of Food Science, Microbiology, Human Ecology Foods or a related discipline in Quality area.

Monitors and ensure compliance with SOPs, FSSA , GOVT and FSMS requirements

  • Assist in developing the processes, procedures , work instructions, formats/ templates to effectively implement the requirements of FSSA & FSMS 

  • Assist in maintaining and improving food safety programs and external audits inspections 

  • Perform GMP and ISO Internal Audits 

  • Implement and sustain ( Learn, Obsorb, Train, Assist, Guide etc., ) the initiatives like Kaizen, CI Projects, Six Sigma etc., as required by HO 

  • Perform/Coordinate the Lab tests and ensure the feedback from the tests are taken care to improve the product further.

  • Provide individual or group training to production employees on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), product specifications, SPC, production controls, formulas, visual quality inspection criteria, GMP, Food Safety procedures. 

  • Member of SQM team and participates in Supplier Qualification, Supplier Certification and Supplier Quality Improvement Activities 

  • Conduct/do Source Inspection as required by the CSS team 

  • Support the local Ops team in filling up the Quality Open positions 

  • Track the Legal Compliance Status and give timely guidance to the locations about the renewal /up gradation etc., 

  • Review the analysis of Customer Complaints and Customer Satisfaction Survey feedback and ensure the Corrective/Improvement actions implemented are effective and efficient 

Knowledge &Skills: 

  • Experienced in developing training and implementing Quality and Food Safety Initiatives including SQF, HACCP and Sanitation procedures 

  • Demonstrated track record of accomplishments as a Quality Assurance Manager. 

  • Knowledge and Experience with FDA regulations. 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, governmental regulations, or other related documents. 

  • Planning and Organizing 

  • Good Verbal & Written Communication 

  • Interpersonal, Team Work, Supervisory Skills 

  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills

  • Very Good at MS Office

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Address : 

The Akshaya Patra Foundation,
No. 72,  3rd floor, 3rd Main Road, 1st & 2nd Stage,
Yeshwantpur Industrial Suburb, Rajaji Nagar Ward No. 10
Bengaluru – 560 022
Board  - 080 30143400  Extn: 342/344 | Mobile - +91 8970650802
Email - anil.rs@akshayapatra.org

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