• Program Manager - CSR Partenerships and Fundraising

    Dakshana Foundation is looking for a seasoned fundraiser and partnership builder to join its tight-knit team. In this role, the fundraiser will use expert communication skills and a keen sense of initiative to spot fundraising opportunities, develop relationships with potential donors, and manage fundraising campaigns. By coordinating events, writing proposals, and recruiting and leading volunteers, the fundraiser will hone speaking, writing, and leadership abilities while moving Dakshana closer to its financial goals.

    The ideal candidate will be motivated, professional, and organized and have a knack for research. We’re looking for someone who believes in the mission of Dakshana and has exceptional drive for furthering our fundraising efforts as well as strategizing and delivering on new ones.

    Objectives of this role:

    • Promote awareness of the organization’s mission and work
    • Cultivate a network of dedicated donors and volunteers
    • Spot new fundraising opportunities
    • Plan fundraising initiatives to help the organization meet financial goals
    • Form strong relationships with external stakeholders
    • Ensure major donors are satisfied and kept in the loop
    • Ensuring quarterly impact reports to CSR donors


    • Research individuals, corporations, and foundations that are interested in gift giving
    • Effectively convey the organization’s mission, vision, and programs to potential donors
    • Write grant applications and fundraising proposals
    • Strategize and successfully execute fundraising campaigns
    • Organize fundraising events while overseeing teams of volunteers
    • Manage a budget and track whether goals are being met

    Required skills and qualifications:

    • At least three years of experience in fundraising or management
    • Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills
    • Ability to lead and motivate colleagues and volunteers
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Passion for research
    • Ability to successfully balance priorities while managing multiple tasks and planning big events

    Preferred skills and qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in communications, business, public relations, social work or related field, masters is preferred
    • Certification, diploma, or similar qualification in fundraising is a plus
    • Competence with donor management systems
    • Experience in writing grant proposals, press releases, and fundraising letters
    • Confidence in public speaking
    • Legal or accounting experience a plus


    To apply please send your CV to csr@dakshana.org & contact us at +91 84688 75629.

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