Intern – Business Development and CSR

Posted By: Asia Society India Centre


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Marketing & Brand


Job Description

LOCATION: Remote. The Centre is currently working remotely, and all programming and most communications are happening virtually.

DURATION: Three months with possibility of extension.


The responsibilities of the Intern will include but are not limited to:

  • Design and develop an outreach and development strategy which includes an assortment of membership tiers and benefits
  • Assist the CEO and Manager with prospect research on corporate/foundation leads and members.
  • Assist with drafting of programme proposals for corporate/foundation donors.
  • Draft thank you letters and other relevant correspondence for donors and members post meetings and programmes.
  • Support drafting of invitation and membership letters to Corporate, Individual and Patron Members.
  • Support in coordinating meetings and calls with donors and members.
  • Calendar Management.
  • Take minutes at meetings.


The applicant must possess:

  • A minimum of Bachelor's degree in preferably economics, business, international relations or political science.
  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of current trends in CSR and Philanthropy in India.
  • Prior experience in donor relations, stakeholder management and business development will be desirable.
  • High degree of proficiency in business communications, both written and oral.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Comfortable working in a multi-cultural, multi-geographical and fast-paced environment.


  • Strong interest in, and knowledge of, development and impact focused work, and the work of international organisations.
  • Team player; works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Detail oriented.

Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Asia Society India Centre
  • About Organization:Asia Society India Centre presents an array of perspectives on modern Asia, cultivating nuanced understandings of Asia-Pacific affairs through diverse programming. Our initiatives include public lectures, business discussions, policy roundtables, leadership programmes, cultural summits, musical performances, film screenings, and an annual gala honouring Asian artists. The India Centre enhances dialogue, encourages creative expression, and generates ideas in the areas of business and policy, and arts and culture. Inaugurated in 2006 by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the India Centre has hosted over 700 events, establishing itself as a leading public education platform and an important forum for the discussion of regional and global affairs.