Manager, City Development (Fundraising) - Mumbai

Position Summary:
The Development Manager has the challenging role of building Teach For India Mumbai into a financially sustainable site. This involves raising money for our operations, building long standing relationships and partnerships. It is also an exciting role of building strong external partners and investing them in their role to ensure educational equity in the city.
Team Overview:
The Mumbai city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission. This involves training and supporting Fellows to have impact in their classrooms, schools and communities, to have impact on themselves and to prepare Fellows for their post Fellowship journey. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Mumbai like our Alumni, Government, corporates, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. Mumbai will be entering into its sixth year of operation in 2016 – 17, we will have ~ 220 Fellows, ~ 23 city operations team members and ~ 200 Alumni working in the city.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Create a fundraising strategy along with the City Director
  • Responsible for raising the budget for Mumbai with the support of a Development Associate
  • Conduct research, identify and build new partnerships and invest potential donors
  • Engage and manage existing donors to ensure enduring partnerships. (corporate volunteering, Impact day etc).
  • Leverage an extensive network of supporters through staff and Fellow contacts, to build awareness about Teach For India.
  • Source speaking opportunities at external events and/or organizes events that creates awareness about educational inequity and Teach For India
  • Lead and coordinate all in kind support from different organisations with support from the City Operations Associate
  • Manage, coach and develop a Development Associate
Additional responsibilities:
  • Supports in other organizational events like Recruitment, Selection, Matriculation or Institute based on interest and skills.
Knowledge and Technical Skills:
  • Strong Excel, word and Powerpoint skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of Teach For India’s vision, mission & theory of change
Competencies and Abilities:
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Adaptability & independence (ability to work in unstructured environments with minimal supervision)
  • Perseverance and persuasiveness
  • Willingness to learn & open to feedback
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and build strong relationships
Values and Mindsets:
  • Commitment to Personal Transformation
  • Commitment to Collective Action
  • Commitment to Education Equity
Education and Experience:
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience (which includes investing stakeholders, making presentations).
  • Graduate in any stream.
  • Preferred - prior experience in fundraising
Manager, City Development (Fundraising) - Mumbai