Fundraising Manager

Posted By: Peepul

New Delhi

Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)

Resource mobilization/Fund Raising


Job Description

1. Work closely with the CEO to develop a fundraising strategy for supporting Peepul's programs

2. Identify and research suitable new prospects - foundations, corporates and individuals - for Peepul, and cultivate these relationships on behalf of the organization

3. 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

4. Create tools, systems and processes to manage the past/current/plausible donor base of the organization and create yearlong funder pipeline

5. Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about Peepul's work

6. Organize fundraising events for the organization (including digital campaigns)

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

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

9. 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

10. Represent Peepul and be a visible part of a successful organisation at forums involving stakeholders such as other non-profits, foundation and government agencies

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

12. Represent Peepul's fundraising externally, and enjoy being a visible part of a successful organization

13. Any other task mutually agreed on with CEO

Reports To: CEO
Location: New Delhi, India
Start date: Immediate
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Recruitment Process : -

Application Process : To apply, please send a copy of your resume along with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in applying for the role, to, ensuring you specify the role you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail. Please include the details of at least two referees within your application.

Selection : The selection process will involve written tests/assignment, demo pitching session and interviews with the senior management of the organization

Reference Check & Probation : As you will be working with children, this role will be subject to enhanced background checks. Additionally, all new staff will be subject to a probation period of three months, with the possibility of extension to one year based on performance.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

Experience and Skills : -

- Experience of working with a wide range of funders - 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 Peepul's mission of providing quality education and building stronger education ecosystems in India

- Results-focused with a strong sense of ownership

- Enjoys working under press

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Peepul
  • About Organization:

    Peepul is an education-focused non-profit. Our work is aimed at transforming children’s lives through quality education. Formerly known as Ark India, we have been in India since 2010, and have partnered with government and non-government agencies to execute high-impact education programmes, focused on raising the standard of education in government schools. We exist to show that with the right education, every child can succeed, regardless of their background.

    We started supporting our first school in July 2015 in Lajpat Nagar III, Delhi, in partnership with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which runs 581 primary schools. When we started, only 9 students were enrolled in KG and Grade 1. Through our interventions and focus on quality, we have been able to increase the enrolment over the last two years, and we currently serve over 450 students from the most disadvantaged communities. In addition to enrolment, the