Careers: Work With Youth Connect

Youth Connect, a startup for the youth and by the youth, is looking for fun and energetic young people to join its happy team of equally fun, energetic, and pretty much young people!

All jobs at Youth Connect come with industry-grade pay packages and an experience of a lifetime, a chance for you to do something you love. For folks joining us at our Ahmedabad office, we promise frequent dinner parties, really bad jokes that you can’t help but laugh at, wild ideas that may or may not be spoken aloud, lots of crazy conversations and a steady supply of coffee and cupcakes!

Oh did we mention we don’t have a vacation policy? Yes it really does mean that next time when you’re on a holiday, we won’t be keeping any record of how many days you skip work!

We’re looking for people who don’t mind going an extra mile to get sh*t done. We are in a love and hate relationship with deadlines and will really respect people who love to respect those deadlines!

Think you have it in you to be a part of one of India’s fastest growing media outlets? Then here are the some open positions you can apply for. Applicants may apply for multiple positions, through separate emails for each position.

 

Sub-Editor

(Full-time or Part-time | Open to applicants from anywhere in India. Preferable location: Ahmedabad)

Broad responsibilities: Write feature stories (listicles and opinions), report news stories and edit content.

Ideal applicant: Must have a passion for news reporting and writing, and a dash of creativity to create engaging content for the readers of Youth Connect. A solid command on the English language and a near perfect grammar proficiency is mandatory.

To apply: Send two samples of writing, a copy of your resume, a cover letter describing your motivation and objective to join Youth Connect, along with your preferred role (full-time/part-time) and expected salary, to careers@youthconnect.in with the subject line “I am your grammar nazi”.

 

Creative Writer

(Full-time or Part-time | Open to applicants from anywhere in India. Preferable location: Ahmedabad)

Broad responsibilities: Write feature stories like listicles, opinions and news reportage on broad topics of your choice.

Ideal applicant: Must have a passion for writing, and a solid command on the English language and grammar proficiency is mandatory.

To apply: Send two samples of writing, a copy of your resume, a cover letter describing your motivation and objective to join Youth Connect, along with your preferred role (full-time/part-time) and expected salary, to careers@youthconnect.in with the subject line “I can write!”.

 

Public Relations Manager

(Full time role | Open to applicants in Ahmedabad only)

Broad responsibilities: Handle public relations for the Youth Connect brand, sister brands and associates.

Ideal applicant: Must have acute understanding of the Indian PR industry and social skills to build relationships across the industry. A good command on the English language is a must and previous experience in PR is a plus.

To apply: Send a copy of your resume, a cover letter describing your motivation and objective to be the Public Relations Manager at Youth Connect, along with your preferred role (full-time/part-time) and expected salary, to careers@youthconnect.in with the subject line “The PR manager you are looking for”.

 

Sales Specialist

(Full time role | Open to applicants in Ahmedabad only)

Broad responsibilities: Work with Youth Connect’s sales wing to offer integrated advertising, digital marketing and editorial services to clients.

Ideal applicant: Must have a passion for sales, social skills to develop and build relationships with clients, and a good command on the English language. Ability to create documents and decks on the fly is also a must.

To apply: Prepare a sales deck for a technology product to be sold to an educational campus (feel free to make assumptions and be creative) and send it to careers@youthconnect.in with your resume, a cover letter describing your objective and motivation to be a Sales Specialist at Youth Connect with the subject line “I am a salesman”.

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