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Manager Fundraising & Communication

TIDE Bangalore, Tamil Nadu, India
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Job Description

Role: Manager Fundraising & Communication
Experience: 3-5 years
Salary Band: 7-9 LPA
Location- TIDE Bangalore

About TIDE

TIDE is a 30-year-old Bangalore based Science & Technology NGO working with the vision A world where technology positively and equitably impacts societies and environment. TIDEs work encompasses biomass-based cooking / industry solutions, energy efficiency / conservation, WASH and waste management, technology-based skilling & rural livelihood augmentation, and rural women leadership. Our work aligns with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of UN across goals 3,5,6,7,11,12 and 13.

TIDE has got various national and international recognitions as can be seen here. TIDE has nurtured strong partnerships with Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, many leading academic institutes, reputed civil society organizations, international funding agencies, Indian foundations, and corporates.

TIDE complies with all legal and statutory requirements diligently. TIDE is a registered society and has valid FCRA, CSR certification, 12A, 80G, PAN. All audit and annual reports are available in the website. TIDE handles about 15 projects every year including sizeable Foundation & CSRs.

Job Summary

The job is both strategic as well execution being at its core. This is a key role reporting directly to the Executive Director of TIDE and working with his Management team. TIDEs offerings / interventions has to be thoroughly understood and basis that the market comprising of the CSR and Foundation companies need to be matched and a strategy has to be created for targeted outreach to those donors with relevant and adequate collaterals (created / repurposed).

The execution part of the job would be to reach out to these donors, ensuring we get an audience to present our capabilities and thereafter working with the donors team and TIDE to create the right proposal including commercials, secure approval from the implementation team and follow through till closure. Accountability need to be there all through out this process including the donor relationship post conversion.

This job requires constant sector scanning to ensure that our interventions are relevant for People & Planet and bringing critical inputs / advises to change / evaluate where necessary.

High level job responsibilities

  • Clear understanding of the deliverables pertaining to fundraising , representing TIDE in all social medias and amplifying our work as and where relevant and required.
  • Representing TIDE in key seminars , conferences etc to create a market for the donors and importantly amplifying our contribution and impact to the stakeholders and ecosystem
  • Executing the strategy for required number of conversions
  • Build / revive relationships with TIDEs partners including academic institutions (for creating internship opportunities) , implementation partners et al and create relevant opportunities for collaborative participations in RFPs
  • Build a knowledge graph for every interventions (energy, water, livelihood, WASH etc)
  • TIDE should be present in all relevant medias / platforms such as CSRBox etc for discovery
  • Ensure collaboration and representation with Dasra, Sattva, ILSS etc

Essential attributes -

  • Post-Graduation, with a science/engineering/management graduate degree.
  • Minimum of 6 7 years of relevant experience, preferably working with NGOs in the fund raising areas dealing with foundation and CSRs
  • Strong leadership qualities, with the ability to inspire Donors
  • Solution Oriented with high degree of Accountability
  • Ethical and honest approach to work, with the ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information
  • Willingness to travel at short notice
  • Ability to work through ambiguity and uncertainly and be able to articulate clearly
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative

Must haves -

  • Fluent written & oral communications along with relationship building
  • Strategic thinking & ability to execute at speed at the same time being creative
  • Understanding of fundraising landscape & proven credentials
  • Advanced MS office skills, Social media, Canva, Adobe
  • Financial acumen
  • Ability to multitask and ability to interact with Head of foundations, CSR, HR functions
  • Have done proposal writing , creating marketing collaterals & have at least 2-3 Wins
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to create CxO level presentations and speak to it
  • Knowledge of climate , sustainability, gender & livelihood areas
  • Good knowledge of CSR & Foundations and key areas they support
  • Ability to work under pressure & timelines

This position reports directly to the Executive Director of TIDE. Job location is TIDEs Head office in Bengaluru with occasional travel within and outside Bengaluru.

Hiring Note: Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis. This job is first posted on July 4, 2024 on

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