Wednesday, February 4, 2009

NGO Job in India

Job Title: FUNDRAISING MANAGER

Location: New Delhi

Reporting to: Director Marketing & Communication



Introduction

Oxfam India is a result of the merger of the different Oxfam’s that have been operating in India for the last fifty years as separate entities: Oxfam Trust, Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Australia, Oxfam Hong Kong and Intermon Oxfam (Spain). It undertakes all the activities of an Oxfam affiliate: international and national rights-based programming, international and national advocacy and campaigning, humanitarian response and fundraising. As a national member of an international confederation, it plays a strategic role in campaigns and advocacy, both domestically and internationally. Oxfam India aims to be a role model for promoting gender equality and diversity.


Reason for Hire

The organization seeks to hire a Fundraising Manager, to help Oxfam India increase the fundraising income to a minimum of USD 5millon by 2010 through Direct Marketing & Effective Retention Programmes.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Develop, manage and implement fundraising strategies for the organisation in conjunction with the Director – Marketing & Communication, with main focus on individuals and corporate sector.
• Analyse, implement and monitor new growth potentials by introducing new fundraising channels within an efficient cost/income ratio, up-scaling existing activities and introducing innovative activities for fundraising to new cities/ areas.
• Achieve agreed income goals to meet operational needs.
• Develop, implement and embed procedures and systems to ensure a cohesive and planned approach to fundraising activities.
• Undertake monitoring and evaluation of fundraising activities and achievements related to agreed targets and cost/income ratio.
• Manage, build and motivate the fundraising teams (different cities) and train them whenever needed.
• Research and implement successful fundraising methods from other Oxfam’s.
• Develop and protect Oxfam India’s brand status.


Qualifications

• Masters Degree in Social Science or Business Administration
• 10 years of overall experience, with substantial exposure in designing & implementing strategic fundraising plans in the development/NGO sector.
• In-depth exposure to using innovative direct marketing channels (like DRTV, Face to Face, Telemarketing, Direct Mails, Online) within an efficient cost/income ratio.
• Sound knowledge of donor retention, up-gradation & graduation programmes.
• Demonstrated leadership & team management skills (ability to manage a team of at-least 5-6 people).
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills (in English)
• High results orientation


Preferable

• Strong networks within corporate sector.



Contact:
Third Sector Partners, a leading CxO and board search firm in the Not for Profit sector has been retained by Oxfam India. Interested candidates can send in their CVs along with three references and a covernote to application.fr@gmail.com or Contact us at: +91 22 6660 3558/6660 3559. Only short listed candidates would be contacted.

Last date for receiving applications is 15th February 2009.







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