Opportunity with Dakshin’s Marine Turtle Programme

We  invite  applications  from  prospective  candidates  for  a  post  coordinating  the  marine  turtle research  and  conservation  projects  executed  by  Dakshin  Foundation.  The  project  also  has established and helps coordinate the activities of the Turtle Action Group (TAG), a network of over twenty  non‐governmental  organisations  from  around  India,  working  towards  the conservation of sea turtles as well as coastal and marine habitats.

Roles & responsibilities:
•  Coordinate  the  activities  of  all  marine  turtle  research  and  conservation programmes  of Dakshin Foundation and facilitating the functioning of  the TAG
•  Maintain  existing  grant  proposals  and  assist  in  the  preparation  of  reports  for  the programme
•  Assist in the organization of TAG meetings and workshops
•  Assist in the preparation, development and distribution of educational material
•  Update and maintain websites related to the network
•  Maintenance of accounts and administration, including preparation of financial reports

A Masters degree in any branch of Natural or Social Sciences, with 1  –  2 years experience in project management.  The  candidate  should  have  an  interest  in  conservation  and  education.  Excellent communication  skills  are  a  priority.  Applicants  with  experience  in  education  and  outreach programmes  will  be  preferred.  Knowledge  of  Indesign,  Photoshop,  Illustrator  and  Website (WordPress) and content development skills will be an added asset.

Remuneration: Depending on qualifications and experience, in line with our internal standards

Location: This  is  largely  based in Bangalore but  will involve some travel to project  sites to interact with TAG members.

Application process:
To apply, submit a brief CV along with a cover letter (not exceeding one page) summarising why you  would  be  a  suitable  candidate  for  this  position.  Candidates  are  also  required  to  provide  the names of two referees along with their contact details in the CV.    Please email your application to Muralidharan  Manoharakrishnan,  Programme  Officer,  Dakshin  Foundation  (email: muralim86@gmail.com and cc: kshanker@gmail.com) on or before 15th February 2017.

This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified; interested individuals are  therefore requested to apply immediately.