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Vacancy: Fundraising Officer

QUEST is looking for a Fundraising Officer

Job Description - Fundraising Officer

Location: Mumbai

Job-Level: Mid-senior level professional

Reports to: Senior Manager - Operations

Responsibilities broadly include:

1. Fundraising Strategy

Evolve and execute a strategy to achieve delegated targets

Research and track potential funding sources to help develop / improvise the fundraising strategy

2. Sustainable funding pipeline

Create and maintain database of current and prospective donor demographics

Identify donor opportunities, respond to donor call for proposals, represent organization at/ accompany senior leadership for donor meetings and undertake follow-up of potential funding opportunities

Actively engage with all stakeholders on a regular basis to keep abreast of new sector developments as well as potential partnership opportunities

Identify / research and attend sector-focused, networking events

Liaise with program teams to create pitch decks and standardized collaterals for fundraising

3. Donor Engagement

Coordinate with Program team to develop proposals & activity plans including budgets and cash flows

Create and execute donor engagement plans to cultivate long term relationships with current and new donors

Liaise with various teams within QUEST to ensure transparent and timely updates to donors including donor reports and fund utilization

Candidate specifications:

Educational Qualifications:

Graduate / Post graduate (preferred) degree with specialization in business management / sales and marketing

Work Experience:

3-5 years | preference will be given to candidates who have worked in a sales/business development role

Attributes / Skills / Competencies required:

  1. High level of Result Orientation and persistent follow ups
  2. Demonstrated experience at networking and selling / business development
  3. Strong written and verbal communications skills including presentation, proposal and report writing
  4. Passion for the development sector
  5. Attention to detail to ensure accurate and error-free communication
  6. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office-Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  7. Fluency in English. Working knowledge of Marathi and Hindi is a plus.

CTC: Based on the experience details.

Apply by July 5, 2018