Job Opportunity for Partnerships Manager (CSR) at SaveLife Foundation in New Delhi

Website Save Life Foundation

About SaveLIFE Foundation

SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is on a mission to save lives on roads across India. Since 2012, over 1.5 million people have been killed in road crashes in India and close to 5 million have been left seriously injured or permanently disabled. Besides the insurmountable emotional trauma that thousands of families must suffer each year, road crashes deal a crushing economic blow to many families. SLF is a fast-growing, specialised organisation with a proven track-record of delivering large-scale impact. We are best known for getting India its Good Samaritan Law and developing the “Zero-Fatality Corridor” solution to transform dangerous highways into “safeways”. We are registered as a not-for-profit organisation to ensure complete mission alignment. Our teams work in a creative environment to build novel solutions and thrive on problem solving. Over the last 15 years we have built unique strengths in areas such as forensic investigation of crashes, data analytics and predictive modeling, safety design and engineering, public policy formulation, and strategic communication and training. We strive for excellence in everything we do and build leaders through opportunity and mentorship. We are seeking a Partnerships Manager who can help grow and nurture our corporate and institutional funding relationships. The role operates at the intersection of relationship management and business development. The position reports to Founder and CEO, Piyush Tewari.

Role and Responsibilities

As the lead relationship manager for SaveLIFE Foundation’s partnerships, the Partnerships Manager will nurture and grow our portfolio of CSR and institutional funding partnerships while building new ones. This entails:

● Building and maintaining relationships with key personnel at partner organizations.

● Understanding and representing partner priorities to ensure complete alignment across all functions involved in program delivery.

● Effectively communicate SLF priorities and strategy to the partners to ensure understanding and appreciation of SLF’s mission and approach to saving lives.

● Keeping track of project reporting deadlines for all accounts in the partnerships portfolio.

● Preparing and revising donor reports; working closely with the finance team to maintain accurate financial reporting.

● Leading relationship management activities including candence calls, donor visits, partner employee engagement and media outreach.

● Proactively planning, managing risks, identifying and addressing opportunities and threats, and making data-driven decisions for improvement. Ensuring multi-year retention of partners.

● Acquiring new corporate partners for CSR grants, workplace giving, and employee engagement.

● Preparing briefings, presentations, and tailored materials for potential partners.

● Researching opportunities; creating and implementing strategies for prospect development.

● Ensuring proposals are correctly costed with input from the program delivery team and based on accurate resource planning.

● Serve as an active member of the Leadership Team.

Professional Experience

● Strong writing, research, editing, and communication abilities.

● Overall 8-10 years of experience with appropriate qualification. At least 3 years of experience in cause-marketing and fundraising.

● Exceptional networking, sales, and business development skills

● A proven track record of solving problems, negotiating with partners, and securing substantial gifts

● In-depth understanding of the institutional and CSR funding community

● The ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines

● A passion for creativity and a desire to stay up-to-date with industry trends by continuously learning new ways of doing things.

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