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Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi
Communications Intern (Sustainability Cartoons) 

Terms of reference

Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) was certified as a Great Place to Work™ in 2020 and 2021.

At CEEW, we are deliberate about what we stand for (and what we don’t stand for!) as an employer. So, if the below description strikes a chord, we would love to hear from you!

At CEEW, we build careers in public policy

  • We offer strong visionary leadership – with emphasis on research and impact at scale
  • We actively promote leadership by initiative
  • We celebrate talent and ambition
  • You will be surrounded by smart people who will challenge you and help you grow
  • You will learn faster than your peers in other organisations
  • Curiosity and irreverence, as well as responsibility, come together at CEEW
  • You will get above-market remuneration
  • We provide a safe space for all
  • At CEEW, your life is your example for others

Designation offered : Communications Intern (Sustainability Cartoons) 

Team : Outreach

Internship location : New Delhi, India

Reporting to : Sr Communications Specialist & Archivist

Duration : 3 months (extendable basis mutual agreement)

Purpose

To support the Sr Communications Specialist & Archivist on a range of communication activities including, but not limited to, generating cartoon ideas for ‘What On Earth!™’ building the property with with sober, but effective cartooning on sustainability issues, and plan innovative dissemination and engagments so What On Earth! is seen and becomes a conversation piece. As well as using cartoons and comics to bring science communication into the main stream though memorable characters and products. 

CEEW invites applications from budding artists and cartoonists who are keen to make a mark in the sustainability spaces. 
 

The candidate should be solution-oriented, detail-oriented and committed to adhering to timelines. In addition to the duties and responsibilities below, the individual should be prepared, as and when necessary, to take on additional responsibilities.
 

Deliverables and responsibilities

  • Ideate and deliver cartoons weekly. You may 
  • develop a pipeline of cartoons for What On Earth! 
  • Develop and deploy outreach plans for the cartoons to reach more screens. 
  • Support in using cartoons to create more innovative cartoon products. Include smart animations. 
  • Identify and liaise with external agencies and vendors with support from the team
  • Research contemporary cartooning trends used by organisations across sectors

Qualifications

  • Master's/Bachelor's degree or Diploma in art/ commercial art/ cartooning or prior published cartoons incase this is pursued as an interest

Work experience and other skills

  • 0-1 years experience in cartooning, idea generation, following cartooning and communication trends 
  • Prior experience with Canva, Mailchimp and Google Suite
  • A strong design sense and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills — Above-average language skills in spoken and written English, and a reasonable grasp of spoken and written Hindi
  • The ability to research and digest best-of-class communication ideas as well as the knowledge to liaison with third-party vendors
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Ability to adhere to (and manage multiple) timelines

If you are a go-getter with excellent organisational skills, we would like to speak with you. If you are a self-starter and work with minimum intervention, then we would definitely consider hiring you! 

CEEW operates in a dynamic environment, and the candidate will be required to show flexibility in undertaking various tasks. 

Remuneration

Competitive compensation – commensurate to the experience and matching the best of standards adopted by industry or other similar organizations for similar roles.

Application

CEEW is an equal opportunity employerand the selection process does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, or caste. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. This is not a remote position and requires the candidate to operate out of New Delhi.
Interested candidates are requested to share their resume + cartooning portfolio / assignments with a cover letter explaining their interest in the position (in one PDF) and send it to [email protected] with 'Application – Communications Intern (Cartoons) as the subject line’. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest. We will notify only shortlisted candidates. We appreciate your interest.