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The Bird Count India partnership (www.birdcount.in) seeks applications for the post of Programme Coordinator. The successful applicant will coordinate and conduct a variety of tasks towards the goal of broadening and strengthening bird documentation and monitoring in India through public participation (ie, through citizen science).

Specific tasks will include: writing blog posts, newsletters and articles; maintaining web and social media pages, preparing & producing outreach materials, communicating with birdwatchers and nature groups, analyzing data, and organizing & conducting workshops in different parts of the country.

The successful applicant will have good knowledge of the identification, distribution and ecology of Indian birds; have the computing skills to learn how to summarize and visualize large amounts of data; have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; be proficient in English writing and speaking; and be able to devote roughly one week a month to travel.

Applicants of diverse backgrounds and qualifications are encouraged to apply. The specifics of the position can be adjusted according to the candidate’s interest and capability. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Tenure: One year, beginning with a three-month probationary period, with the possibility of extension beyond a year.
Salary: According to qualifications and experience.
Location: This position is housed at the Nature Conservation Foundation (ncf-india.org), Bengaluru office, with intermittent travel across the country.

To apply, please send a detailed CV together with a cover letter explaining how you would be suited for this position to birdcountindia@gmail.com, to which email you can also address any questions about the position. You are encouraged to apply on or before 31 December 2015, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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  • Gokul Krishna Addanki

    I would like to apply for the job but am still learning the identification, distribution and ecology of Indian birds; I am well versed with the other aspects that are required. My present location is Hyderabad and am willing to travel one week a month as per the requirement. Do let me know if I can still apply.

  • KD

    firstly i am very sry coz i am studying as engg.in automobile..bt i am also doing snake rescues and bird treatments in our college…i am also working for an NGO frm last 4 years..i hv some knowledge abt birds species..
    i hv more dedication towards wildlife and i would like to work and die fr them…so can i apply fr thos post..??

    • Bird Count India

      Thanks for your interest. Please do apply if you wish; we have no rigid requirements about qualifications. More important is a combination of passion and relevant skills (as described in the advertisement). Thanks!

    • Bird Count India

      Hello. We can’t provide accommodation, unfortunately. But, for example, if you come with a Master’s degree you will be paid according to the JRF/SRF scale of UGC/CSIR/DST, which includes HRA as well.