New Projects Manager

7 - 10 Years

Job Description

Purpose of the job:

The role requires managing operations for Individual giving models of Fundraising, as per agreements with the Clients. Working with client and internal stakeholders to implement the assigned project for the new business. To be the profit centre head and manage the complete project operations which includes compliance and field operations.

Main duties of this role are :
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to design the strategy, plan and budgets of fundraising from individuals based on brief from Clients.
  • Implement the direct dialogue fundraising plans & objectives to meet targets set for the different fundraising avenues, i.e. street fundraising, outreach, one-time donations etc.
  • Conceptualize events & identify opportunities for various FR avenues. Develop a calendar of FR activities.
  • Monitor and regularly report back on the allocated expense budget and agreed KPIs to internal stakeholders and Client.
  • Regularly monitor the external environment, developments on the field, and report back to the line manager and client
  • Ensure clients campaigns are communicated by the DD team
  • Ensure proper induction and on the job training is provided to the team.
  • Manage resources (People, assets, vendors, etc.) for each client, based on the defined operating structure/model
  • Ensure low attrition of staff by appropriate staff selection, staff motivation, rewards & recognition
  • Budget management manage a delegated budget for specific purposes.
  • Create, analyze and maintain data related to new business
  • Point person for all operational aspects of work to be done, for the clients
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager
  • Draft JDs, place ads, shortlist and interview candidates to be hired for the projects
Some of the other key tasks that you would be doing:

Planning & Organizing - Plan the work of each of the teams working on the different strand/avenue of fundraising in a city i.e. street, outreach, events etc. over the planned period. Identify new locations which are productive. Also ensure that there is proper review mechanism adopted to evaluate the performance of the staff. Ensure there is a funnel of candidates always available so that the operations runs smoothly as per the plans.

  • Analysis of day to day results and taking corrective action where required
  • Analysis of overall test and project data to ensure profitability is maintained
  • In Depth analysis of data as trends and learnings to be shared with clients in the form of report backs
  • This in depth analysis will also be shared with the CEO, Director Acquisition and Manager New Business to take decisions on feasibility of continuing the work or for making long term decisions
Innovation & Initiative:
  • Conceptualize and implement events for fundraising based on ROI, staff motivation and other criteria
  • Take initiative to take corrective action when FR results are not as per plans with the support of the manager.
  • Initiate creative activities to be conducted during a DD program on Street or Outreach Venue.
  • Conceptualise, design and implement innovative plans in line with the Clients work and value systems to create new models of fundraising with optimal ROI.

What you will bring to this role?
  • Ability to work independently and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment
  • Experience in data visualizations and building scalable reporting tools
  • Results-driven: motivated to meet submission deadlines with a high degree of quality. Able to learn from prior experiences and apply those for continual improvement.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills that enable the production of concise, compelling business proposals.
  • Understands and adheres to the values and principles of an ethical fundraising organization
Pay for this position: Rs. 87,550/month. The cost to company is exclusive of medical insurance and gratuity.

We also have incentives, recognition and reward schemes throughout the year.

This position will be based in Bangalore .

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:NGO / Social Services / Regulators / Industry Associations

Functional Area:Sales, Retail, Business Development

Role Category:Channel Sales

Role:Area / Territory Manager


Desired Candidate Profile

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Company Profile

Direct Dialogue Initiatives India Pvt. Ltd

Direct Dialogue Initiatives India aims to provide ethical fundraising and public engagement services to civil society organisations in the development sector. We strive to support environmental and social justice organisations by engaging citizens in direct dialogue on issues that affect them.

To achieve this, we aim to provide a wide range of services in the areas of donor enrollment, retention, mobilisation, and marketing. Our key focus is to raise both one-off and recurring donations from individuals across the country for environmental and social justice causes.
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