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Lead Partnership

  • New delhi,
Apply by 01 September 2022

About the Organisation

The current organisation is an education-focused non-profit. They dream and work towards creating an education system in India that enables ‘every child to realize his/her potential.’ They work closely with governments at the national, state and Corporation levels to transform government schools and government systems. The poorest children in India study in government schools and too many of them are falling through the cracks. They are determined to ensure that they receive a high-quality education to help them succeed in life. We are restless, resilient and reflective. The organisation aims high, innovate, work smart, work as a team and use rigorous research to inform work. They run systemic education programmes that, together, ensure that they adopt a holistic view towards improving state education systems. 

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

Key Responsibilities

• Work closely with the CEO to develop a fundraising strategy for supporting organisation's programs

• Identify and research suitable new prospects-foundations,corporates and individuals-for the organisation, and cultivate these relationships on behalfof the organization

• Manage the end-to-end fundraising cycle with each prospective donor: Identifying high value, prospective donors ,initiating leads, calls and meetings, making presentations, writing proposals and closing agreements

• Create tools, systems and processes to manage the past/current/plausible donor base of the organization and create year long funder pipeline

•Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about organisation's work

• Organize fundraising events for the organization(including digital campaigns)

• Collaborate with the operations and communications team to draft proposals, applications, reports, and updates for current and prospective supporter

•Create budgets for new projects with support from the Finance team and support the programme team in programme management

•Analyse and use data from the school information system to create high quality impact reports for supporting board level reviews, creating grant applications and for external communications

•Represent organisation and be a visible part of a successful organisation at forums involving stakeholders such as the non-profits, foundation and government agencies

• Review and advise on communication materials including website, brochures, posters, infographics and other print and digital collateral material, as required.

• Represent organisation's fundraising externally, and enjoy being a visible part of a successful organization

• Any other task mutually agreed on with CEO

Qualification and Qualities

• Atleast 4-6 years of fundraising/business development experience

• Post-graduate in a relevant field. Candidates with an MBA will be preferred, but not essential

• Fluent in English and Hindi

Experience and Skills

• Experience of working with a wide range of -including high net worth individuals, foundations and CSR roles will be considered as relevant background

•Good track record of maintaining key donor relationships as well as establishing new partnerships

• Proven experience of negotiating with senior stakeholders, both internally and externally

• Ability to craft compelling opportunities for a wide range of potential supporters

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Excellent report writing (Word and PowerPoint) and presentation skills

Personal Attributes

• Strong alignment with organisation's mission of providing quality education and building stronger education ecosystems in India

• Results-focused with a strong sense of ownership

• Enjoys working under pressure: flexible, highly organized and able to prioritize work to meet deadlines

• Diplomatic and skilled in achieving results through influence and personal credibility

• Enthusiastic to do whatever it takes willing to take personal accountability for delivery of goals

• Self-motivated and a good team player

• Able to think creatively, with discerning and sensible judgement

• Openness to listen, learn and contribute beyond the confines of this role

• Hardworking, detail orientated, tenacious and systematic

• Able to manage diverse groups of stakeholders 

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Job openings

Open positions

New delhi


Salary range (Annual CTC)
0 - 0
Role Type
senior level
Job Type
full time

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Notice Period

1 months

  • Communication,
  • Stakeholder management,

Bachelor's degree

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