Open Opportunities

  • Donor Landscape Consultant

     

  • Full Time | Anywhere in India

     

Responsibilities

Action For India’s mission is to help social innovators in India overcome barriers to scale and achieve greater impact at the Bottom of the Pyramid. AFI connects social innovators with impact investors, mentors, technology resources, government contacts and local partners. AFI is headquartered in New Delhi, India and has a chapter in Silicon Valley, California. Launched in 2012, AFI is inspired and guided by Sam Pitroda, Former Adviser to the Prime Minister of India. AFI’s financial supporters include Desh Deshpande, Former Adviser to the US President Barack Obama & Founder of the Deshpande Foundation.

Action For India is looking for a consultant who can conduct a detailed donor landscape analysis. The candidate should have a strong track record of fundraising with the ability to liaise with senior stakeholders

The candidate is expected to:

  1. Analyse the funding scenario in India and the USA

  2. Conduct a detailed research on what kind of social ideas and causes funding and donor organisations have been investing into, who are the recipients

  3. Draft a detailed report concluding key findings which AFI can leverage to pursue identified opportunities

  4. Ensure timely submission of proposals and reports

The pay is modest as we are an India-based social start-ups but benefits include flexibility, work from home and exposure to world class contacts. Work requires reliable access to internet including use of Google docs and Skype for collaboration. Candidates based out of Bangalore will be preferred.

Required skills

The ideal candidate should have the following key skills:

  1. 5-7 years of prior experience ideally in the development/not for profit sector

  2. Experience in a top tier management consulting firm is a plus

  3. Understanding of the donor landscape in India and oversees

  4. High level of self-motivation

  5. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Experience required

  1. Experience: 5+ years

  2. Qualification: Post Graduate or Higher

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