Fundraising Manager

Organization
Mentor Me India
Location
Mumbai, India
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
05/20/2018
Contact Information
@MentorMeIndia
Tags
Full-time

Responsibilities

STRATEGY:
• Work with the ED, Operations Manager and Communications Associate to develop
Mentor Me India (MMI) fundraising strategy based on growth plans and capital
requirement
• Support the ED in developing business plans to generate revenue to fund operations
and growth
• Analyse the effectiveness of fundraising channels and optimizing a mix of channels

DONOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT:
• Proactively develop new donor relationships, including:
• Outreach to prospective donors through various means like grant opportunities,
following up with mentor, staff or board member connections, cold contact to
corporations
• Initiate and coordinate discussions to discover value exchange
• Draft MOUs to lay out partnership terms
• Manage existing donor relationships, such as performing periodic check-ins and
sharing project reports as required, and ensure retention and growth in the
relationship over time
• Supervise the integration of donor management into the in-development MMI’s
technology base and maintain donor database going forward

VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT
• Lead MMI’s Ambassador Program, which consists of mobilizing and managing a team
of volunteer fundraisers
• Work closely with the global fundraising team to set ambitious yet reasonable targets,
and ensure that India targets are met or exceeded each year
• Develop and implement crowdfunding campaigns
• Organize 1-2 fundraising events per annum in collaboration with new and existing
partners

Qualifications

• Well-developed written and spoken communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Analytical thinking, effective budgeting skills and experience with developing business
plans
• Entrepreneurial mindset, including ability to work independently, self-motivate, and
propose and implement new initiatives
• Ability to think strategically and work efficiently in a time bound manner
• Organised with attention to detail and quality
• An outgoing attitude along with well-honed pitching skills

Education and Experience

• Graduate/Post-graduate in relevant fields (marketing, finance, CSR or related field
preferred or equivalent related experience)
• 3 – 5 years of work experience in relevant areas
• Experience in the non-profit sector and familiarity with the Indian fundraising
scenarios is a plus.