Specialist - Partnerships

SaveLIFE Foundation

SaveLIFE Foundation

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Sales & Business Development
Delhi, India
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Key Partners: Government of India, World Bank Group, International Federation of Red Cross, Rippleworks, Mulago Foundation, HDFC Ergo, IIT-KGP

Does the idea of creating a positive impact on our world excite you? Would you like to work in a tightly-knit team where mutual respect and integrity are among core values? Do you have what it takes to build and grow partnerships that help drive the impact of a life-saving organization?

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 organization 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 organization 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 Specialist - Partnerships 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 Manager - Partnerships.

Role and Responsibilities

The Specialist - Partnerships 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.
  • Supporting relationship management activities including cadence 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.

Professional Experience

  • Strong writing, research, editing, and communication abilities.
  • Overall 5-7 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.

Personal Characteristics

  • A collaborative and teamwork-oriented mindset.
  • The ability to work independently and make informed decisions to achieve goals.
  • Action orientation and ownership mentality.
  • Strong ability to influence.
  • Direct, clear, and concise communicator.
  • Ethical decision-making and principles.

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