Opportunities

If you are interested in design, education, outreach and nature and have a background and work experience in creating wildlife/nature related material for children, educators and schools please see below for an exciting job opening!

Position: Designer with the Education and Public Engagement Programme, Nature Conservation Foundation, Bengaluru, India

We are looking for a person with a degree and experience in illustration and design. Self-taught designers with a good understanding of design principles and software are encouraged to apply as well. An interest/experience in ecology, wildlife and education and with at least 2-3 years of work experience in the field is desirable.

Preferable Qualifications and Work Experience

Bachelors/ Masters in a design related field with knowledge, skills and experience in conceptualisation, illustration and design of teaching learning material and tools

Proficiency in using design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)

Good communication, interpersonal skills, ability and comfortable working in teams

Proficiency in English (writing and speaking). Working knowledge of Hindi/Kannada/Tamil will be beneficial

Interest and knowledge/work experience in ecology, wildlife conservation, nature, education in the Indian context

Salary

According to qualifications and experience (in the range of INR 35,000-38,000) for full-time work

Location

This full-time position is housed at the Nature Conservation Foundation, North Bengaluru office, with some travel within Bengaluru and across the country when needed with other team members. Work and travel will be more intense during school term times.

You will be working closely with Vena Kapoor and Suhel Quader in the Education and Public Engagement Programme, as well as with other members of the team.

More details about the position

You will be part of a small but extremely enthusiastic team in Nature Conservation Foundation’s Education and Public Engagement Programme.

You will work closely with the NCF education team and with teacher educators to help ideate and co-develop low cost, replicable, and relevant nature learning material and tools for use within and outside the classroom. You will also need to liaison with printers and publishers as part of this work. Along with other team members you will help with other aspects of the programme including report compilations, design and fundraising for the programme.

Tenure

One year, with an initial two-month probation period and periodic work reviews. This position may be extended beyond this time frame, depending on future funding.

To apply:

Please send across a detailed CV, link to portfolio and a one page cover letter explaining how you would be suited for this position to Subhadra Devi, Project Manager at subhadra@ncf-india.org with the subject “Application: Design Consultant (Education and Outreach)”

Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in person or on phone/Skype and will be asked for two reference letters.

You are encouraged to apply by 15th July 2019, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

NCF is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants of diverse backgrounds and qualifications are encouraged to apply. The specifics of the position can potentially be adjusted according to the candidate’s interests and capabilities.

If you require more details about this position you could email Vena Kapoor at vena@ncf-india.org

NCF’s Education and Public Engagement Programme

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