Job Opportunity for Head, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships at Guardian of Dreams in Bengaluru

Website Guardians of Dreams

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the cause of childcare and are interested in building sustainable resource mobilization channels for the organization. Being an early stage non-profit organisation, individuals who bring an entrepreneurial spirit to the role and who are looking for more than just a regular 9 to 5 job are more likely to enjoy the role. If you are excited about making a serious commitment to the vision with an intent to stay and grow in the organisation, we would love to chat with you.

As the Head – Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships, you will drive the fundraising target of the vertical and lead the activity of building out the corporate partnerships channel by creating a deep understanding of the corporate social responsibility landscape, generating new leads, independently driving conversations and maintaining long-term mission-aligned partnerships. You will be responsible to grow the corporate partnerships vertical within the organisation.


  • Own the funding target of the vertical and ensure all programs for the year are sponsored.
  • Design and execute corporate fundraising strategies to support programs at Guardians
  • Customize our program offering to meet the requirements of different corporates
  • Create a pipeline of suitable corporates / partners both a national/international scale including managing long-term multi-year partnerships
  • Cultivate relationships and build an in-depth understanding of the various funding cycles of stakeholders across the CSR landscape.
  • Build a presence for the organisation by networking at forums involving various corporates and other grant organisations.
  • Apply to grants and on-board new grant organizations / foundations.
  • Design and execute effective workplace giving initiatives to increase the pool of repeat donors.
  • Create new processes and streamline the existing ones to build out an efficient fundraising team


  • A professional with 5+ years experience in a business development / sales role looking to move to the social sector in a full-time role OR a development sector professional who has served in a similar role in other social sector organisations.
  • A graduate in any discipline, MBA preferred


  • Committed to making an impact in the social sector.
  • A target-driven high performer excited about opportunities that have space for entrepreneurial energy and growth prospects.
  • Enjoys meeting people and building relationships
  • Ability to influence without authority, manage multiple stakeholder relationships, strong strategic thinking and project management skills
  • Ability to hold conversations with senior leadership, communicate effectively and manage various stakeholder groups.

THE TEAM: Mekha, Gloria, Navneeth & Sheenu

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