Manager, Growth and Partnerships
Educational Initiatives
Location: Mumbai

Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Growth and Partnerships
Team and Division: CSR & NGO Partnerships, EI Shiksha
Reporting To: Sr. Manager (G&P), Ei Shiksha
Location: Mumbai

About the Team
The Growth and Partnerships team is the revenue-generating arm of the EI Shiksha, a vertical of EI that exclusively works with low-income or government schools. It takes EI’s expertise in assessments, educational research, and technology-based personalized adaptive learning and builds solutions/programmes/products contextualised for the B-o-P settings. This is done in collaboration with state governments, international grantmakers, corporate foundations, and NGOs. Over the two decades, EI Shiksha has undertaken over 80+ projects with 35+ clients (16+languages, 40+ detailed studies published) across geographies, socio-linguistic backgrounds in India and abroad, for more than 10 million students across different grades.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
a. Identifying and reaching out to potential funding partners through cold calling, cold emailing, conferences/events
b. Writing customized proposals for Corporate and NGOs and managing the submission and contracting processes
c. Studying requests for proposal (RFPs) and preparing customized proposals by gathering information and data, drafting, obtaining feedback/approvals and editing, and ensuring timely submission.

Educational Qualifications
• Graduate/Postgraduate in communications/marketing/literature/journalism or equivalent Experience Required

1. Donor relationship management/business development/Project management and consultative sales
2. Establish and grow partnerships, and effective planning skills to meet fundraising targets
3. High-quality written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills and networking skills, and ability to work on tight deadlines

Remuneration will be competitive with the Indian development sector pay scales and will depend upon the candidate’s skills and experience levels.

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