The Community Engagement Coordinator plays a vital role in fostering positive relationships with visitors, donors, and the public on behalf of the organisation. This position is responsible for strengthening the societal connection of the organisation and raising donations to support its mission. The Coordinator will work closely with various stakeholders to create engagement opportunities and cultivate support for the organisation's programs and initiatives.
-Engage with visitors, donors, and the public to create a welcoming environment.
-Develop and implement strategies to build and maintain relationships with community members, stakeholders, and potential donors.
-Coordinate and organise events, campaigns, and initiatives aimed at enhancing community engagement and raising funds.
-Collaborate with internal teams to identify fundraising opportunities and develop fundraising strategies.
-Act as the primary point of contact for inquiries from visitors, donors, and the public, providing timely and accurate information.
-Develop and manage a donor stewardship program to recognise and appreciate donor contributions.
-Create and maintain a database of donors, tracking donation history and communication efforts.
-Collaborate with the marketing and communications team to develop compelling materials and messaging for fundraising campaigns.
-Conduct research to identify potential funding sources, grant opportunities, and sponsorship prospects.
-Prepare and submit grant applications and proposals, ensuring compliance with guidelines and deadlines.
-Monitor and report on the progress and impact of community engagement and fundraising efforts to management and stakeholders.
-Stay informed about current trends, best practices, and regulations related to community engagement and fundraising in the nonprofit sector.
-Collaborate with volunteers and coordinate their involvement in fundraising events and activities.
-Participate in networking events, conferences, and community meetings to represent the organisation and establish connections.
-Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as nonprofit management, communications, or marketing.
-Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with diverse stakeholders.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to craft compelling messages and materials.
-Ability to think creatively and develop innovative strategies to engage the community and raise funds.
-Strong organisational and project management skills, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
-Knowledge of fundraising techniques, grant writing, and donor stewardship best practices.
-Passion for the mission and values of the organisation.
-Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
-Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required for events and meetings.
-Understanding of ethical considerations and confidentiality related to donor and visitor interactions.
-Relevant experience in Public Relations, Marketing etc for 5 years
Industry : Research
Employment Type : Full-time
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka