SCCS-BNG is Hiring

The Student Conference on Conservation Science, Bengaluru (SCCS-Bengaluru) is looking for a Conference Administrator for the 2019 conference. If you are interested in applying for the job, please send your CV and the names of two professional referees to The subject of the email should read: “Application for Conference Administrator

In your email briefly describe any previous relevant work experience if any (less than 200 words) and attach a recent CV of not more than 3 pages. More details about the duration of employment, job responsibilities and qualities we are looking for are available below.

Duration of employment: Full-time between 1st November 2018 - 31st October 2019. Candidates who are willing to continue in this position for more than a period of one year will be preferred. 

Job responsibilities: The Conference Administrator is responsible for overseeing and implementing all organisational tasks related to the conference including venue, travel, catering and accommodation arrangements; constant email communication with participants and resource people; developing content and managing the conference website; coordinating volunteers; hiring equipment; accounting, report-writing and other tasks which may arise before, during and after the conference. The Administrator will need to be based in Bengaluru, India and work closely with members of the conference organising committee. The candidate will have to work out of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS, Bellary Road), the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc, Yeshwanthpura) and the Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF, Sahakar Nagar) as per the required needs.

Necessary/Desirable qualities: Good language and communication skills (spoken and written English); basic computer skills (especially proficiency with MS-Word, Excel and email, including some experience with editing online content and website content management systems); good organisational skills; ability to work systematically and independently, take initiative, meet deadlines and work with a team of people. Two/Four wheeler access will be useful.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. In the past, we have paid Administrators in the range of Rs. 25,000-30,000/-. We will also cover expenses for fuel and telephone calls (against bills submitted) related to the conference.

The deadline for applications is 10th October, 2018.
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