Lead, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships

Execution of Corporate (CSR) Sales, Relationship Management & Grant writing / 3+ years of relevant experience


Key Value
Title Lead, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships
Location Bangalore
Type Full Time
Urgency Immediate
Qualification Graduate
Experience 3+ years of relevant sales experience
Compensation As per Industry Standards

About The Role:

We are on the lookout for individuals who are passionate about the cause of childcare and interested in building sustainable resource mobilization channels for the organization. Being an early stage non-profit organization on a growth path, individuals who are entrepreneurial and looking for more than just a regular 9 to 5 job are more likely to enjoy the role. If you are excited about making a serious commitment to the vision with an intent to stay and grow in the organization, we would love to chat with you.

As the Lead, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships you will drive the fundraising target of the vertical and lead the activity of building out the corporate partnerships channel by creating a deep understanding of the corporate social responsibility landscape, generating new leads, independently driving conversations and maintaining long-term mission-aligned partnerships. You will be responsible to grow the corporate partnerships vertical within the organisation.

Key Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Build a deep understanding of the CSR landscape, foundations and grant opportunities to create a pipeline of mission-aligned corporates / grant opportunities.
  • Write grant proposals to foundations and corporates that align with Guardians’ work.
  • Identify and execute workplace giving campaigns.
  • Design and implement effective partner engagements.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to effectively manage funder relations through timely submission of impact and financial reports.
  • Network, connect and meet with various stakeholders to cultivate partnerships / future opportunities.
  • Own and drive the funding target of the corporate relations & partnerships channel.

Preferred Experience:

  • A professional with 3+ years experience in sales, partnership management & experience in managing donors / funders OR experience that has demonstrated ability to learn, lead and grow quickly.
  • A graduate in any discipline.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Committed to making an impact in the social sector.
  • A target-driven high performer, excited about opportunities that have space for entrepreneurial energy and growth prospects.
  • Enjoys meeting people and building relationships
  • Is excited about building the skills required to become an expert at fundraising / grant writing.
  • Brings in energy, enthusiasm and a hustling culture to work.
  • Has strong project management, communication (written and verbal), presentation skills.

To Apply: Please fill this interest form. We will be in touch with you shortly. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Team: Mekha


Contact us

Office Location

No. 8, New Friend's Colony,
11th Main, 8th Cross, ST Bed Layout,
Koramangala, Bangalore - 560047