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Please send CV/resume to careers@wildlifesos.org if interested in any position. Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s ability and experience.

Current Openings (7)

Responsibilities :

  • 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.
  • Basic Understanding of prospect donor target markets (ie HNI, CSR, Foundations, Rotary/Lions)
  • A detail oriented person.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Have a flexible approach to work
  • Diligent Worker
  • Ability to Multitask and handle a variety of projects at once
  • Ability to work on their own to drive projects through to completion
  • Should be able to travel to field sites on a short notice
  • Be comfortable to work on field as and when required

Responsibilities :

  • Framing new campaigns for raising awareness on topics related to elephant conservation
  • Working on strong, actionable petitions on relevant topics pertaining to elephant cruelty, elephant conservation, rescue of abused elephants and so on
  • Coordinating with vendors for collaterals for ongoing campaigns.
  • Analysing the campaign end to end for the communication team.
  • Experience in market survey and evaluation is preferred to analyse the impact of the campaign
  • Must have knowledge on how to formulate budgets and allocate funds for optimum utilization and output
  • Should have prolific skills to work on detailed grant utilisation reports
  • Coordinating with Responsible Tourism Society of India to organise task force committee meetings and launch petitions
  • Donor management skill is priority as you will be required to interact with national and international donors of high value and importance
  • Organising and assisting field team with visits of VIPs from the Ministry to the Elephant Centre
  • Working on planning an event calendar and conduct awareness events

Responsibilities :

  • 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

Skills

  • Preferably science background
  • Resourcefulness in setting priorities
  • Technologically savvy
  • 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
  • Able to work well with a diverse team

Responsibilities :

  • To build and lead a designated team of Resource Mobilization executives and Resource Mobilization officers to generate funds for Wildlife SOS from individual donors
  • Accountable for handling team-mates/subordinates and developing team.
  • To be responsible to meet the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and targets of designated team
  • Any other task that may be reasonably requested by the organization.
  • Managing, developing and coaching the RM executives and officers for meeting desired targets
  • Lead the site operations and events for raising funds from existing sources and identify potential funding opportunities
  • Lead from the front and spend the majority of your time fundraising alongside staff members
  • Create public awareness to support Wildlife SOS’s conservation efforts
  • Assist from time to time with recruitment of staff or initial training of team members
  • Attend regular training and discussions for improvement
  • Potentially assist in delivering trainings along with the assistant FR manager
  • To research, approach and secure new corporate partnerships.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to maximise fundraising income.
  • Face to Face Fundraising- Inspire and motivate members of the general public about Wildlife SOS’s work
  • To recruit long term donors, via face-to-face fundraising in private sites whilst ensuring the highest standards of fundraising are maintained.
  • To provide operational support to the RM Executives and officers to contribute to the motivation of a high performing team who inspire members of the public to become regular givers.
  • Manage a team of staff who directly engage with our existing donors each day (thanking them, asking for additional campaign support, reactivating lapsed donor)
  • Coach, manage, train, and motivate your team to exceed their financial and non-financial KPIs
  • Develop more leaders so we can continue our growth
  • Spend at least half your time calling alongside your team, leading by example
  • Be well-versed with WSOS’s goals and objectives for awareness and education to the prospective donors
  • Attend regular training

Responsibilities :

  • Respond to incoming calls on the Rescue Helpline number 
  • Track and document the location, rescue operation status and the total rescue  time for each call 
  • Coordinate with the rescue staff based on their availability and location for the  next rescue operation  
  • Keep the caller informed about the status of the rescue operation at every  stage 
  • Connect with the caller after completion of rescue operation for feedback 
  • Co-ordinate effectively with the members of the rescue team to ensure a swift  response 
  • Document each rescue operation in detail  
  • Maintain and share monthly rescue reports with the Deputy Director – Sp.  Projects 
  • Report to the Deputy Director – Sp. Projects regarding rescue team  requirements and leave approvals 
  • Work closely with the social media team to keep them updated about rescue  operations 

Key skills:  

  • Excellent communication skills. Knowledge of English and Hindi is a must.
  • General interest in social issues, animal welfare and wildlife conservation 
  • Team player, interest in learning new skills and comfortable working in a fast  paced environment

Responsibilities :

  • Develop an understanding and awareness about Wildlife SOS work.
  • Make presentations and calls and explain about the organization’s work to members of the public in a clear and interesting way.
  • Meet set income targets by signing paid supporters and individual donors for Wildlife SOS.
  • Develop and manage long term relationship with donors and upgrading them up the donor pyramid.
  • To aid the Fundraising and volunteering team.
  • To Influence donors to donate or sponsor animals or provide volunteer services by following a prepared script to give organisation’s reference information.
  • To ensure that fundraising and resource mobilization information are up to date.
  • Manage information and record the profile and fundraising activity of donors on a database.
  • Motivate and facilitate supporters to maximise the funds they raise.
  • Inspire new supporters to raise money, while maintaining and developing relationships with existing supporters.
  • To develop and generate volunteer and donor queries to support BBRC project.
  • Any other activities or assignments as requested by the Management.
  • Going for appointments.
  • Assisting during stalls.

Responsibilities :

  • Work closely with the social media manager to create engaging content for the organizations social media presence.
  • Keep the social media channels updates, while seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting to the target groups.
  • Manage the organizations social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter and other relevant platforms.
  • Engage in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms
  • Create dynamic written, graphic and video content.
  • Optimize content following Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click(PPC)
  • Create content for audience engagement, promote audience interaction, encourage audience participation and increase audience presence on the website.
  • Assist the social media manager with events, large projects and audience management and daily maintenance of the website.
  • Develop social media campaigns.
  • Manages social media communications.
  • Suggest and make the website more user-friendly and up to date.
  • Work collaboratively with internal teams to build and execute digital marketing strategy.
  • Track, analyze, and report on performance of website and social media.
  • Executes the scheduling and approval of social media posts and reports as well as manages continual evaluation and improvement of those posts

Skills:

  • Knowledge of analytical tools such as Google Analytics and Google AdWords.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required; experience in InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and video-editing software a definite plus
  • Marketing or Social Media Marketing Degree Preferred.
  • Technology Skills, SEO and PPC.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of social media and marketing communications
  • Ability to make recommendations based on campaign analytics
  • Social media platform management (Hootsuite, Sprout, etc.) experience
  • Basic ability to edit photos and video
  • Basic photography and video skills
  • Basic understanding of Public Relations

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