Job Openings


Name of the Position

:Resource Mobilization Officer


:Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Bangalore ,Mumbai and Delhi (Gurgaon)

Job Description


Position Objective:• To take up fundraising efforts, with a focus on educational institutes and corporate companies, major gift solicitations and fundraising events

  • To spread information about organization and make effective publicity on programs being implemented by DESIRE Society

    Term of Employment: Full-time

    Report to: Head - Communications

    Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
    • Manage and develop fundraising strategy among current and prospective major donors, utilizing direct mail, special events, donor cultivation and solicitation visits
    • Identify and research appropriate "cases for giving" for targeted institutions, companies and individual donors
    • Identify prospective major donors from outside DESIRE’s current donor base, and develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for these prospects
    • Solicit major financial donations for DESIRE from targeted donors through face-to-face meetings and related fund-raising techniques
    • Maintain regular contact with specific groups of donors and act as a professional contact for them
    • Document pertinent information for the purpose of enhancing and developing donor profiles, and ensure the database is current with all donor activity recorded
    • Prepare annual division budgets, regular reports and special analysis, as needed
    • Coordinate additional event components, including event materials and mailings (e.g., invitations, sponsorship forms, programmes, thank-you letters), auctions, entertainment, awards, handouts, gift bags and attendance
    • Recruit volunteers and solicit in-kind contributions of goods and services for events
    • Develop a working knowledge of all planned-giving techniques
    • Manage relationships with vendors, including printers, mail houses, database consultants and event-related companies/consultants
    • Stay up to date on current fundraising techniques and methods used in the non-profit sector and that are particular to the Indian market, and attend professional training seminars
    • Perform any other duties assigned by the Organization

    Qualifications:• Minimum of two years of fundraising experience within India, focused on major gifts and fundraising events

      Should be minimum a graduate, but Post Graduation preferred

      Must be good at communications in English, Hindi and Regional language
• Ability to manage multiple projects and donor relationships
• Ability to work independently and use discretion in confidential matters relating to donors
• Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and be flexible
• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage projects, work collaboratively and foster an ongoing dialogue with multiple departments
• Ability and willingness to travel extensively if needed
• Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, as required for donor contact
• Commitment to the objectives of the organisation



:Should have minimum 2 years in fundraising

Education Qualifications

:Preferably Post Graduation 


:Will match to best of the industry
Gender & Age:Open

Contact Information


Ms.Neelima Atal Mohanty - Head Communication

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