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Auroville Consulting

Auroville Consulting

History & Today’s organization

Founded in 2010, Auroville Consulting is a business unit of the non-profit organization Auroville Foundation, set up in 1991 by Government of India. We provide strategic and integrated planning, project management, design and monitoring services in the domains of sustainable resource management (energy and water) and sustainable management practices. Based on the universal concept or respect, equality and dignity, we care about cultural and natural diversity, human well- being and a health and prosperous eco system that supports all life on this planet.

Auroville Consulting amongst many projects, runs 2 major educational activities:

  • Auroville Green Practices workshops (AGP) http://agpworkshops.com/
  • Auroville Retreat http://www.aurovilleretreat.org/

 

Vision & Missions

The vision of Auroville Consulting is to facilitate a two way flow of exchange between Auroville and the “outside world”. This exchange can take place through ideas, projects and people.

Our primary focus is on projects related to environment as well as health and well- being.

Team:

Auroville Consulting comprises a team with wide range of expertise in several areas 1.e. a team of consultants with background in engineering, sociology, design and business management et al.

 

 

Location:Saracon, Kottakarai, Irumbai post Auroville, Tamil Nadu 605101, India

Opportunities at Auroville Consulting

Daily tasks: • Assisting in conducting water audits of institutional and residential buildings to evaluate water use and to identify conservation and cost reduction measures; • Analysing and interpreting water audit data and making reports; • Identifying and recommending water conservation strategies; • Assisting with development, design and implementation of water conservation projects.
Daily tasks: • Research domestic and international building codes and regulations. • Identify potential grant and research opportunities and formulate research proposals. • Organize design studios with university students in India and the Reunion Island on the project. • Develop content for a website focusing on bioclimatic architecture. • Research innovative technologies in sustainable architecture that can be piloted on the campus. • Reach out to architecture schools and universities for collaborations. • Liaison with multidisciplinary project teams.
Daily tasks: • Developing and implementing strategies relating to renewable energy and sustainable development; • Research on national and international policy and regulatory frameworks; • Design and implementation of pilot projects in the renewable energy field; • Proposal writing and fundraising for initiatives in the renewable energy field.
Daily tasks: • Responsible for delivering project in stipulated time, quality and quantity; • Efficiently managing interactions with project team members and sub-consultants; • Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in environmental and planning projects;  • Coordinate with vendors and subcontractors to assure competitive cost, best schedule and delivery for all project-related equipment, supply installations, and construction services; • Provide project reports, documentation, technical assistance, support, and collaboration; • Foster positive and effective business relationships at all levels and project phases.
Daily tasks: • Design and develop new programs in close collaboration with facilitators and resource persons; • Develop and implement marketing strategies and coordinate with communication team; • Serves as a principal liaison between participants and organisation and other external stakeholders on day-to-day operational, and logistic issues. • Liaising with workshop/program facilitators and participants to organise and schedule workshops; • Maintain budget and track expenditure/ transaction; • Facilitate overall program evaluation.
Daily tasks: • Planning and executing marketing and communications strategies and promoting the organisation and its programs;  • Supporting and coordinating with project lead and internal teams for planning, organising and execution of various events as well as marketing and communications initiatives;  • Developing and publishing content for blogs, press releases, newsletters, web sites and promotional videos; • Preparing and proofreading marketing communication collaterals, including promotional materials, marketing emails, social media posts; • Assisting with coordination of media outreach & coverage with media releases, pitching stories to local and regional media and monitoring media coverage;   • Develop/maintain social media profiles and quality content on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn.
Daily tasks: • Delivering a comprehensive fundraising strategy and work-plan; • Developing and deepening existing donor relationships; • Developing and maintaining a comprehensive fundraising database; • Coordinating with project leaders and scheduling their visits/interactions with potential donors • Coordinating communication with donors and funders; • Researching trusts, foundations, grants and CSR opportunities; • Coordinating funding and grant applications; • Keeping track of changing donor priorities.
Daily tasks: • Brainstorm and present creative ideas for video shoot; • Filming variety of events including workshops, seminars and projects; • Editing videos and include sound effects; • Generate and insert screen text according to the theme and concept of the video; • Encode and output videos for online video hosting and social media networks.
Daily tasks: • Assisting in conducting energy audits of institutional and residential buildings to evaluate energy use and to identify conservation and cost reduction measures; • Analysing and interpreting energy audit data and making reports; • Identifying and recommending energy saving strategies to achieve more energy efficient operation; • Assisting with development, design and implementation of energy conservation projects.

Workshops & Training

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