Intern, City Development and Communications (Fundraising) - Pune

Position Summary::

The intern works with the development team to help conduct prospective research for fund raising, develop retail partnerships and assist the team’s efforts in maximizing awareness about Teach For India across online and print media. The intern will also play a critical role in building knowledge and research databases for various government bodies/schemes which can be leveraged for our movement.

Team Overview:

The Pune city operations team has the exciting and challenging role of driving the Teach For India vision and mission. This involves, on the one hand, we must transform the lives of the students we serve and bridge the achievement gap with their high-income peers. On the other hand, we must develop a movement of leaders who are working across sectors to solve the educational crisis. The team works with various stakeholders in the city of Pune like our Alumni, Government, corporates, foundations, NGOs to drive our vision. In 2015 – 16, we will have ~ 220 Fellows, ~ 20 city operations team members and ~ >100 Alumni working in the city.


  • Funding support:
    Leading research projects related to various spheres of fundraising
    Developing retail partnerships
    Providing support to fundraising events
  • Reporting:
    Updating sales-force and creating reports using the tools on sales-force
  • Research:
    Research on prospects and power maps for fundraising
    Research on NGO’s working in the same sector
    Research on the government and city landscape
  • Communications:
    Documentation and videography of Teach For India classrooms
    Conceptualize and execute digital campaigns and manage social media channels for the Pune chapter
    Design an external newsletter once a quarter

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge on the use of power-point, excel and word
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Relationship building and networking skills
  • Knowledge of general research tools – Google, linked-in, etc
Intern, City Development and Communications (Fundraising) - Pune