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Current Openings (7)
Working closely with the Communications team, reporting to Head of Communications and Co-Founders
Coordinating with graphic designer to create collaterals, posters, infographics etc
Coordinating with field staff and photographers for content or project execution
Working closely with the press team to coordinate video interviews, media filming, potential new press stories etc
Develop new and imaginative online and offline campaigns and out-of-the-box activities, creating a yearly calendar
Organizing and coordinating small scale and large scale events, national and international workshops, seminars
Organizing, coordinating with tour operators and other relevant persons for annual expeditions (Founders Trip)
Organizing and coordinating digital events, webinars, panel discussions, interviews
Thank you calls and emails to people who have donated and/or attended an event
Networking with people and HNI’s at events.
Creative content creation, video production, creative direction – working closely with the videographer and editor to ideate, execute and deliver final product
Celebrity engagement – approaching new celebrities, building celebrity database and converting them into supporters/donors/patrons, organizing celebrity visits to the centres
Handling all filming projects – Liaison with filming production houses, broadcasters, filming cast and crew, coordinating with various teams
Updating and tracking various sheets including annual metrics, events, celebrities, donors etc
Creating presentations for various events
Ideating, scripting, recording and editing the WSOS podcast (Elephant Tails)
Organizing interviews with famous personalities, drafting scripts, recording and editing WSOS talk show (The Wild Side)
Regular follow ups and updates to donors, supporters and stakeholders
Approaching new corporates/organizations for partnerships or collaborations, managing existing brand partnerships
Drafting proposals for partnerships and collaborations
Working with the legal team to create or edit MoU’s or other legal guidance
Coordinate with accounts department periodically and as required to end out donation receipts and 80G certificates
Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
Researching and signing up for upcoming events and conferences
Assist communications team with additional help in other areas
Skills and Experience
Graduate/postgraduate in Communications field
Established understanding in Public Relations.
Must be a people person
Excellent speaking skills – Confident in speaking to small or large groups of people
Excellent writing skills (English) and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in Hindi & English – both written and verbal.
Managing the Elephant Rescue Helpline and attending all calls and messages
Creating a working database of cruelty complaints from people who reach out to the Elephant Rescue Helpline
Prioritising elephant cruelty complaints on the basis of injuries, old age, handicap, blindness and acts of cruelty recorded
Assist complainants with drafting letters of complaint and acting as the coordinating authority between Forest Department and complainant for actioning
Create a working document for all the details of Forest Department officers of different states for easier access
Drafting official letters to State Forest Departments regarding mahout training workshops, off-site elephant treatment, training programs and so on
Liasoning with State Forest Departments for arranging all required documents, paperwork, NOCs and certificates for transferring elephants from different states to our Centre
Going on elephant rescues and properly documenting the rescues while coordinating with the rescue team, Forest Department and communications team
Assist with creating a timeline for rescue
Observing elephant behaviour to understand the personality of the elephant in order to give information to the communications team and donors to create a connection between audience and the rescued elephant
Must be open to travelling to remote locations across the country for weeks at a stretch
Proficiency in Hindi and English is of utmost priority for translation of letters by Forest Department
Work with the Anti poaching unit to stay informed about needy elephants in captivity and maintain a database
Coordinate logistics with field team for performing rescues. This includes mahouts, veterinarians, drivers, lawyers and communications team
Preferably science background
Resourcefulness in setting priorities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Experience with Excel, Word and social media platforms
Able to work independently; able to multitask while also being highly detail-oriented
Able to travel domestically throughout India
Good speaking and writing skills in English and Hindi
Interest and experience in wildlife conservation and animal welfare
Able to travel with elephant ambulance during rescue through rough terrains
Able to put in long hours during an elephant rescue
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