Fund Raising Manager
Remote – Anywhere in the world.
Pick your home, or a coworking in your city.
- Developing Fundraising Strategies: Create comprehensive fundraising strategies that align with the mission and vision of Objective Earth. Identify potential funding sources, including foundations, corporations, government grants, and individual donors, and design targeted approaches to engage them effectively.
- Grant Proposal Writing: Prepare compelling grant proposals, funding applications, and project budgets to secure financial support. Collaborate with the program team to gather relevant data, metrics, and impact stories to strengthen grant applications and showcase the value of Objective Earth’s work.
- Donor Cultivation and Stewardship: Build and maintain relationships with existing and potential donors. Develop personalized donor cultivation plans, engage in regular communication, and organize meetings or events to enhance donor engagement and support.
- Fundraising Campaigns and Events: Coordinate and execute fundraising campaigns and events to generate funds for Objective Earth. Plan and implement campaigns across various channels, including online platforms, social media, direct mail, and events, while ensuring effective donor outreach and engagement.
- Partnership Development: Identify potential partnership opportunities with organizations, businesses, and community groups that align with Objective Earth’s mission. Collaborate with the partnership team to secure corporate sponsorships, cause-related marketing collaborations, and in-kind support to enhance fundraising efforts.
- Donor Database Management: Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor records and information in a donor database system. Track and analyze donor data to identify giving patterns, preferences, and potential funding opportunities.
- Reporting and Compliance: Prepare regular reports on fundraising activities, financial progress, and outcomes for internal stakeholders and external funders. Ensure compliance with grant requirements and reporting guidelines.
- Team Collaboration: Collaborate with the program team, marketing team, and other relevant stakeholders to align fundraising efforts with Objective Earth’s overall strategy. Provide input and support in developing program budgets, monitoring financial performance, and ensuring sustainability.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (such as nonprofit management, fundraising, business, or communications).
- Practice: Proven experience in fundraising, grant writing, or donor management, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
- OS choice: Strong understanding of sustainable development, environmental conservation, and social impact initiatives.
- Habits: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft compelling grant proposals and engage donors effectively.
- Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple fundraising campaigns and priorities simultaneously.
- Attitude: Experience in building and maintaining relationships with donors, sponsors, or stakeholders.
- Attitude:Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a results-oriented mindset.
- Attitude:Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Salary: Join our team as the Fundraising Manager for Objective Earth and contribute to the promotion of sustainable development and positive community impact. Together, we can make a difference for a more sustainable and resilient future.
WHAT YOU GET
- Salary: Somewhere between ₹8,00,000 to ₹18,00,000 per annum (dependent on your work experience). Often paid through weekly payments
- Stock options: You may receive stock options in one of our startups as bonus (we are aiming for atleast half of the team at Smarter.Codes to have stock options). This can even be double digit equity in a “wannabe unicorn startup”!
- People: A mix of geeky, frugal, and seasoned professionals to work with. See who you would be working with on a daily basis. This could be a lot of learning!
- Paid leaves: 15 days in a year. Pick the dates for yourselves when you wish to stay unavailable. Cater to your social/personal engagements with ease, or make your own holiday calendar
- Flexibility: To work from anywhere and anytime during the week. With minimum of 40 working hours a week
How To Apply
ABOUT SMARTER.CODES We are an AI startup and realize that Natural Language isn’t being understood by computers like sci-fi promised us. Started in 2014, Smarter.Codes earned clientele and appreciation from prestigious enterprises like Target Inc, Ford Motors, Tech Mahindra, Bank of Montreal, Delivery.com, TheMindGym, and likes. Bootstrapped during first 3 years of its inception, and angel funded in 2017. Smarter.Codes is navigated by 2 serial entrepreneur brothers and distinguished advisors across the globe - including mentors from the camps of 500 Startups, Alchemist Accelerator.