JOBS
Program Coordinator - India Science Fest
ISF is looking for an entrepreneurial young person to drive ahead the journey of India's first and largest science festival. The person will coordinate with multiple stakeholders to develop a world-class program for ISF and work with a team to deliver it on ground at scale and in style. Responsibilities include:
  • Drive and build a world-class differentiated program for ISF
  • Develop partnerships to create a rich multi-faceted program
  • Run the meeting with a global Program Committee
  • Plug in capacity building and policy programs into ISF for impact
  • Interact with speakers from across the world and convince them to be at ISF
  • Guide event planning and logistics with team/agency
  • Raise funds and sponsorships for ISF

Key benefits
  • Be part of a revolutionary science initiative
  • Work with folks from MIT, Harvard, IITs
  • Get entrepreneurial opportunities and building orgs from scratch

Skill needed:
  • Entrepreneurial zeal and go-getter
  • Interest/background in science/technology
  • Strong execution and people skills
  • Good English writing and speaking skills

Open to all degrees, 1-5 years experience

Compensation: 8-10LPA depending on individual. Negotiable.

Location: Delhi-NCR.

To apply mail your resume to jobs@indiasciencefestival.org


Science for India Foundation
SIF seeks to power initiatives to make India a scientific superpower. SIF seeks to develop policy solutions, build capacity and work with all science stakeholders to advance scientific research, translation and developing the science ecosystem in India. India Science Fest is its flagship event. ISF is India's largest public celebration of science and seeks to set the narrative for science for India. The first edition attracted 50+ scientists and thinkers from across the world and 13,000+ in audience. It saw talks, discussions, exhibits and experiments and science games and competitions. ISF has a global program committee and partners from across the world. Find the impact of ISF on its participants here. SIF is involved in the following activities:
  • Work on and release policy and data reports on science/tech in India
  • Run roundtables, workshops, etc. to get all stakeholders together
  • Work with various science organization to implement programs to improve efficiency
  • Work and consult with higher education and research bodies to help improve science administration and bring efficiency
  • Advocate for short-term and long-term structural reforms in the science ecosystem
  • Run public engagement events, create incentives for doing science.
  • Work with the government to help improve policy and implementation of programs in science and research.
  • Foster interaction between industry and academia for better translation of research and bring researchers close to societal and industry problems.
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To apply mail your resume to jobs@indiasciencefestival.org