Animal Rahat
Fund Raising Manager
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Mumbai Maharashtra
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 20 2021



Fund Raising Manager – Animal Rahat

Reports to:
Chief Operating Officer (COO), Animal Rahat


Position Objective:

To lead all fundraising efforts for Animal Rahat with a focus on but not limited to major gift solicitations, fundraising events and legacies.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• Manage and develop Animal Rahat’s fundraising strategy among current and prospective major donors, utilising direct mail, special events, donor cultivation, and solicitation visits
• Identify and research appropriate “cases for giving” for targeted donors
• Identify prospective major donors from outside Animal Rahat’s current donor base and develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for these prospects
• Solicit major financial donations for Animal Rahat from targeted donors through face-to-face meetings and related fundraising 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 analyses, as needed
• Manage and attend cultivation, retention, and solicitation events for Animal Rahat members and supporters throughout India, including donor-hosted events, major-donor meetings, and other special events
• Coordinate various aspects of events, including materials and mailings (e.g. invitations, sponsorship forms, programmes, and thank-you letters), auctions, entertainment, awards, handouts, gift bags, and attendance
• Cultivate and manage relationships with potential corporate partners and donors
• Develop a working knowledge of all planned-giving techniques
• Manage relationships with vendors, including printers, mail houses, database consultants, and event-related companies and consultants
• Stay up to date on current fundraising techniques and methods used in the non-profit sector, including those particular to the Indian market, and attend professional training seminars
• Stay current on animal rights issues in general and maintain a clear understanding of and an ability to articulate the objectives and details of Animal Rahat’s work
• Manage the recruitment of any new and replacement positions within the fundraising department
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


• College/university degree.
• Minimum of three years of fundraising experience within India, focused on major gifts, fundraising events, and legacies
• 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 throughout India
• Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, as required for a donor contact
• Commitment to the objectives of the organisation

Rs 11,68,900.00 – Annual CTC

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates to send their CV's, along with a cover letter, to latest by 20 June 2021.
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