IFA is looking for a Project Assistant for our Archive Team for a short term from mid-December 2018 | Deadline: November 30, 2018 (CLOSED)

Are you passionate about the arts? Do stories of arts projects spark your interest? Do you like putting
pieces of a puzzle together? Then come and help us unpack our history of 23 years in the arts!

India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) is looking for a Project Assistant for our Archive Team
for a short term (four to six months starting from mid-December 2018).

Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2018

IFA is a national, not-for-profit, grantmaking organisation that supports practice, research and education in the arts and culture, in India. Set up as a Public Charitable Trust in 1993, IFA started making grants in 1995, and has continued its work over 23 years. IFA has supported over 540 arts projects disbursing over Rs 24 crore, across the country.

You will work closely with The IFA Archive Team in organising material; creating metadata; preparing material for upload; uploading data and digital material to the online platform; and other digital odd jobs, if required.

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency in using MS Excel, MS Access and/or any kind of database software
  • Knowledge about different file formats for audio, video and documents and conversion tools


  • A Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts/Humanities is a must
  • A Master's degree and knowledge of speaking and reading more than one Indian language will be desirable
  • Experience in working with institutional archives is preferred

Location and Term:
This position is full-time and based out of Bangalore. It requires the person to be physically in the office, for the entire duration from mid-December 2018 onwards. The appointment will be for four to six months, with a possibility of an extension.

Remuneration will be Rs 20,000/- per month after TDS.

If you are methodical, patient, and have an eye for detail and aptitude for organisation, please write to us at contactus@indiaifa.org by Friday, November 30, 2018, with your resume and reasons as to why you are interested in this position.