Development Communications Officer

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), a leading conservation organization in South Asia, is looking for a Development Communications Officer.

Location: Bangalore.

The job requires conceptualization skills, a flair for writing, operational skills in design and print production, ability to meet deadlines and liaising with a number of stakeholders from donors to government agencies, civil society organizations, academia and the public.

You will be required to:

  • Help develop a communication & fund raising strategy for ATREE
  • Identify target audiences and create dissemination material in close collaboration with the Director and ATREE researchers
  • Assist the Director and Faculty to network with potential donors and policy makers
  • Develop a database of potential donors
  • Handle event coordination, and
  • Such other relevant tasks as assigned by the Director

You will be working with the organisation to report on some of the most significant issues in environment, ecology and sustainable development. An interest in such topics would be added advantage.

Remuneration: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with prior experience.


  • Graduate degree /diploma in Communications / Media / Public Relations.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in the fund raising/ philanthropy sector.
  • Experience in developing and managing content for a not-for-profit organization would be preferred.

About ATREE: The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment ( is one of South Asia's leading conservation and environmental research organizations. ATREE seeks to address pressing environmental challenges through interdisciplinary research, teaching and active engagement with civil society and policy makers.

ATREE fosters autonomy, professional growth, diversity and gender equity at the work place. Women and persons from underprivileged groups are especially encouraged to apply. Salaries at ATREE are competitive and at par with other academic institutions in India. Salary for the advertised position will depend upon qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Please submit detailed curriculum vitae. Electronic submissions of applications strongly preferred. Send complete set of documents to by August 25, 2015.