Opportunity with Dakshin Foundation
Number of vacancies: One
Position:Managing Editor-Current Conservation
Chief responsibilities: Coordinating the production of Current Conservation, a quarterly magazine.
Last date to apply: 20th July2017
Position: We invite applications from suitable candidates for the position of Managing Editor of the quarterly magazine Current Conservation at Dakshin Foundation. While this is a long-term position, we will initially offer a one-year contract to the successful candidate which will be renewed depending on the performance of the candidates. This position demands that the candidate be a highly self-motivated, independent, creative and enterprising individual who will fulfil the following responsibilities of this position:
- Managing production of the hard copy of the magazine, including but not limited to coordinating illustrations, design and content.
- Maintaining the CC website and online content, including social media.
- Developing and implementing a strategy for marketing and distribution of the magazine and other related outreach activities
- Overseeing the financial administrationof the magazine.
- Assist the Editorial team with fundraising for the magazine and coordinating with existing donors.
Location: The position will be based out of Dakshin’s office in Bangalore.
Candidates must possess the following basic qualifications/skills:
●A bachelor’s degree with 3-4 years of experience or master’s degree in any discipline.
●A broad understanding of topics related to ecology and environment
●Excellent organizational skills.
●Attention to detail and planning .
●Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English including copy-editing.
Remuneration: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and work, in line with our internal policy.
How to apply:
* Submit a complete CV along with a cover letter (not exceeding one page) clearly conveying why you consider yourself a suitable candidate for this position.
*Candidates should also include a writing sample, so we can assess language and communication skills. Links to past work, if any, can also be included.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Last date to apply is 20th July, 2017. This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified; interested individuals are therefore requested to apply immediately. Short-listed candidates will be invited to Bangalore for a personal interview in thefirst week of August.
Please email your application toMarianne Manuel at with the subject line ‘Managing Editor-Current Conservation’
Current Conservation is a magazine dedicated to discussing present conservation scenario to a wide audience, interpreting the many complexities underlying conservation process through lucid art and simple science. Current Conservation is carving out its niche by voicing the collective concerns of environmentalist world over, and bringing science and art together and constantly exploring exciting ways
Dakshin Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based at Bangalore, India, with field offices and intervention across the coastline of India and in its oceanic islands. Our mission is to inform and advocate conservation and natural resource management, while promoting and supporting sustainable livelihoods, social development and environmental justice. To learn more about our interventions and research projects please take a look at our website, or our social media pages on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.