Associate Fundraising & Partnerships

Posted By: Anahad Foundation

Greater Noida,Delhi,Noida

Junior Management


Heritage/Art and Culture

Job Description

Job Description: Associate Fundraising & Partnerships


Organization Background

Registered as a Section 8 ‘Not for Profit’ organisation in 2013, Anahad Foundation works towards the preservation and conservation of folk music and empowers underprivileged folk musicians across India through the use of production, technology, copyrights and songwriting skills. For more information, please visit:



The Associate is crucial to the success of fundraising for the organisation. S/he will work towards strategic fundraising & building partnerships for the organization in order to achieve a meaningful impact & funds. He/she will work closely with founders on the execution of fundraising strategies and extensive research in building a potential donor pipeline.


The Associate role includes - promoting the purpose and mission of Anahad Foundation with an emphasis on enhancing understanding of the organisation’s work and driving organisational and communications objectives.



Associate Fundraising & Partnerships

Reporting to

Manager, Fundraising & Partnerships


2-3 Years (Non-profits work preferred)





Employment Type


Employment Level



We are looking for someone with :

·     Understanding of the Non-profits fundraising market & landscape

·     Understanding of fundraising art and skills

·     Excellent content writing, speaking and presentation skills

·     Understanding of sales & marketing

·     Passionate for social change at a scale


Key Responsibilities but not limited to:


If you are self-motivated and have a can-do attitude, this is the perfect role for you.



·     Identify and lead research of new funding prospects – foundations, corporates & HNI, through online research and networking, with a special focus on retail funding

·     Identify strategic non-profit events and awards to attend and network with relevant stakeholders

·     Research and be abreast of Cultural initiatives of various Indian state Govts.

·     Building a strong pipeline and targeting the potential donors


Fundraising Strategy & Implementation

·     Work closely with the founder to understand the strategies built and accordingly devise their execution plan

·     Prepare and manage quarterly budgets and ensure targets are met

·     Identify and pitch to prospective donors and prepare proposals

·     Support due diligence and the contract signing process

·     Manage the relationship-building process with each prospective funder and create a yearlong funder pipeline


Stakeholder management

·     Manage internal communications about funder reporting requirements

·     Manage donor data – current, prospective

·     Prepare timely funder reports

·     Building a community of donors and well-wishers of the organization

·     Coordination and follows ups for the fundraising

·     Devise and execute a donors engagement plan

·     Do whatever it takes to raise funds for the organization


Fundraising Communications

·     Coordinate with teams to collect and create content for periodic donor reports and proposals

·     Monthly newsletters to donors and well-wishers to engage and update stakeholders

·     Coordinate with teams and stakeholders to collect/create quotes, testimonials, and pictures for donor social media

·     Execute partnership press releases and online media visibility


Experience Requirements:

·     Graduate or Postgraduate in a related field

·     Minimum 2 to 3 years of work experience with a similar role

·     Understanding of current trends in India


Must have skills and competencies:

·     Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

·     Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·     Proficiency in the English language is a must

·     Strong delivery of pitch/presentation

·     Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

·     Ability to manage multiple projects and stay on deadline

·     Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

·     Ability to work independently

·     Trustworthy, Ambitious and takes initiative

·     Result orientated

·     Open to travel multiple cities for meetings & networking events

·     Be motivated by the Anahad Foundation vision and mission



Anahad Foundation offers compensation as per the experience & competitive pay with excellent benefits. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun and rapidly growing organization that is transforming the lives of millions of underprivileged folk artists in India by focusing on technology and skill-building in this area.


To be successful at Anahad Foundation, you should also:


·     Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization

·     Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change

·     Have a very high level of pe

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Anahad Foundation
  • About Organization:Registered as a Section 8 ‘Not for Profit’ organisation in 2013, Anahad Foundation works towards the preservation and conservation of folk music and empowers underprivileged folk musicians across India through the use of production, technology, copyrights and songwriting skills. For more information, please visit: