Website Developer – Part Time Consultancy (WESS)

About SEWA Bharat:

Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) is a movement to empower women working in the informal economy. SEWA Bharat is part of the national SEWA movement. Established in 1984, it is a national federation of SEWA organizations of women working in the informal economy. SEWA Bharat emerged out of the need to address the SEWA movement’s challenges with geographical expansion and coordination. SEWA Bharat comprises a family of SEWA organizations to further informal women workers’ rights, livelihoods, financial independence, education, health and social security.

Programme Description:

MOVE (Mahila-Owned Viable Enterprises) an initiative by SEWA Bharat, explores the Power of Collectives through Mobilization for the Economic Empowerment of Women Workers at the Base of the Pyramid. Within MOVE, WESS (Women’s Enterprise Support System) is an intervention that acts as a hub catering to a selected cohort of grassroots women-in-business: any sector, any stage, any place. WESS gives in-depth business support integrated with mobilizing and social protection with the goal of putting them on the path of financial sustainability. Our core strength is in the ability to nurture the leaders of informal women workers to self-govern and self-manage the enterprise. We currently support 12 Collective Social Enterprises, across 6 states, 6 sectors, and at multiple stages of growth.

Job Description:

As a part-time consultant Website Developer (WESS Enterprises), you would be required to deeply study the ethos & workings of the social enterprise and their needs/desires for online presence. The scope of work would involve –

  • Understanding the enterprise’s current/ potential target audience preferences in the digital space
  • Analyzing the trends with respect to other players in that specific sector
  • Preparing a website design plan (steps, timeline, and costing) with regular check-ins with WESS & enterprise team
  • Drafting and presenting a website layout/ structure as per the design brief and brand guidelines shared by WESS
  • Sharing content requirements with the WESS Communications team and Enterprise team to ensure best SEO practices while content creation
  • Page creation, enabling Responsive Design and Multi-lingual interface, E-commerce and Digital Security functionality (need-based)
  • Domain creation, indexing, and Search Engine Optimisation
  • Capacity Building and training enterprise team with basic website upkeep and edits
  • Future website maintenance and updates, if required

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 yrs experience with WordPress, Shopify, and/or similar platforms
  • Eagerness to explore digital design in the development sector
  • Prior experience with creating multilingual, accessible, and inclusive digital spaces is preferred
  • Visual Design sensibilities suited for digital surfaces
  • Detail-oriented individual

Location & Application Process:

Delhi / Remote

Send in your resume, cover letter, and a portfolio of work samples to [email protected] with the email headline “Application_Website Developer_WESS”