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Programme Coordinator & Programme Associates

Society, Culture and Tourism & Economics of Tourism Programme

Number of Posts: 3

Programme Associates (2) for Economics of Tourism Programme to work primarily on:
1. Labour and Livelihood & Employment
2. Mega Tourism Projects & Land

Experience: Minimum 3 years in similar or related capacities is required. We would prefer candidates who are comfortable working on economic issues and have experience in research. The position requires an open minded and flexible person who is able to and can manage his/ her own workload.

Job Profile: The Economics of Tourism Programme studies how local economies are impacted positively or negatively by tourism. It looks at labour issues in tourism in the unorganised sector (street vendors, guides etc) and organised sector (hotel employees) focussing on labour rights and violations. It investigates policy prescriptions such as PPP, Tourism Satellite Accounting, Special Tourism Zones. It monitors trade policy and agreements, international and national financial institutions, corporate accountability in relation to tourism.

Job Description:
  • Propose, develop, execute and support research
  • Plan and contribute to campaign and advocacy processes by formulating campaign / briefing notes, papers and presentations
  • Monitoring of trends and developments
  • Support in the preparation of funding proposals and other written documentation

One Programme Coordinator for Society, Culture and Tourism Programme

Experience: Minimum 10 years in similar or related capacities.

Job Profile: The Society, Culture and Tourism Programme examines the interactions, issues and impacts between tourism and varied society groups (women, children, youth, adivasis, sexuality minority, dalits & urban excluded). We endeavour to bring in peoples perspectives and demands related to social and cultural needs, rights & concerns in tourism & related legislations, policies and plans.

Job Description:
  • Conducting research and analysis of policies, awareness building, advocacy and campaign
  • Monitoring developments of various tourism policies, that have major impact on communities
  • Organising meetings and mentoring of team members
  • Planning, initiating and execution of action plans
  • Building network with grass root organisations and other civil society organisations on these issues
  • Support in identifying and writing funding proposals 

Duration: Six months probation followed by a review and confirmation as core staff on satisfactory performance

Monthly Compensation: Salary based on qualifications and experience

Requirements: If you have the energy and desire to work on tourism issues, have excellent analytical and communication skills, enjoy multi-tasking, are willing to travel and have an inter-disciplinary approach, we would be very keen to hear from you! Work experience in the development sector particularly in advocacy, research and connecting with local groups and movements and supporting their struggles will be important. Sharing our vision and values will be critical. Fluency with more than one Indian language will be valued.

Process to be followed by Applicant: Send your detailed CV (including personal, educational, employment details and references) along with a covering note explaining ‘Why I think I am the right candidate’ (details below) to hr@equitabletourism.org. In the note please indicate which position you are applying for. Only selected applicants will be contacted and the person selected will be expected to join within two weeks of an offer being made.

Why do you think you are the right candidate?
Please explain in brief in relation to the following points; but feel free to add further points:
  • Your involvement and familiarity with tourism
  • Your experience of research, campaign and advocacy work
  • Your ability to plan & implement programmes and to work independently and within teams
  • Your sensitivity to issues
  • Your willingness to travel and openness to work outside prescribed work periods
Any other necessary information, which you may have to offer.

We are located at:
Flat no - A2, 1st floor, No 21/7, 2nd Cross, 1st A Main Road, Atmananda Colony, Sultan Palya, R T Nagar Post, Bengaluru - 560032
Tel: +91 (80) 23659711 / 23659722
Fax: +91 (80) 23659733