India Clean Air Connect aims to help unlock barriers to air quality action in India at scale
Our goal is to support greater coordination, & collaboration across people working on air quality from diverse expertise and geographies
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India Clean Air Connect is a response to air quality convenings hosted by the India Climate Collaborative, Clean Air Fund, ClimateWorks Foundation and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation in 2019 and 2020.
India's air pollution is not limited to one city or one source
Solving for India's air pollution crisis means:
Aligning efforts across different disciplines to address multiple sources of pollution
Improving air quality in all 124 non-attainment cities, 73 polluted industrial clusters and more
Amplifying and strengthening existing efforts and networks
124 Non-attainment cities
73 Critically polluted industrial clusters
If your work seeks to improve India’s air quality through communication, advocacy, research, policy change, planning, litigation, community engagement or market-based solutions, join #IndiaCleanAirConnect
The main purpose of this role is to lead the communication activities for this USAID project. The ideal candidate would have deep knowledge and experience in conceptualising and executing communications strategies, exceptional project management skills and proven ability to effectively coordinate with a range of stakeholders. The role will be crucial to raise the profile of the USAID project and accelerate action to clean our air.
The candidate will have the opportunity to work with top policy researchers to bring sustainability from the margins to the mainstream and get exposure to the inner workings of one of India’s leading think tanks.
- Preferably Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related fields.
Experience and Other Skills
- Preferably 5-8 years of work experience.
- Proven track record of conceptualising and executing communications strategies.
- Experience in working closely with partners.
- Exceptional project management skills.
- Excellent writing skills and demonstrated ability to calibrate communications to resonate with internal and external target audiences.
- Excellent grasp of the English language.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent eye for detail.
- Creative thinker with demonstrated success in implementing out-of-the-box content ideas.
- Demonstrated abilities to take ownership, manage multiple priorities and internal/external resources in a fast-paced environment, while meeting deadlines and quality standards.
- Strong drive and initiative, a self-starter.
About the organisation
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) is one of Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions. The Council uses data, integrated analysis, and strategic outreach to explain – and change – the use, reuse, and misuse of resources. The Council addresses pressing global challenges through an integrated and internationally focused approach. It prides itself on the independence of its high-quality research, develops partnerships with public and private institutions, and engages with the wider public.