ABOUT KHAN ACADEMY
Khan Academy is a fast-paced, nonprofit startup on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of world-class instructional and practice resources that empowers learners. Whether they’re studying matrices, mitosis, or multivariable calculus, we want to offer students the resources to realize that they can learn anything.
ABOUT KHAN ACADEMY INDIA
Khan Academy India aims to deliver a world class user experience that is locally relevant to learners in India and is enabled by a strong on-the-ground team and operations. Our learning system is mastery based, which allows students to master key concepts at a pace that is right for them before moving on to more challenging content. From serving under 500,000 learners in 2016, we are now serving almost 4 million learners a month across our websites, apps and youtube channels. These learners include both independent learners accessing us at home and teacher directed learners in schools. Our focus is to reach the underserved by making our content accessible in local languages and by working with large public school systems. Khan Academy is available in Hindi, Hinglish, Kannada, Gujarati, Bangla, Tamil, Punjabi, Marathi and Assamese.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Fundraising Consultant will guide KAI through the aspects of planning and running an effective fundraising campaign (or multiple campaigns). Under this broad umbrella, the Fundraising Consultant may offer services specifically for: Grant strategy development, fundraising network extension, fundraising pitches, and creating more fundraising opportunities for KAI.
The person must have deep industry knowledge, including a thorough understanding of major competitors and industry trends, in addition to a keen analytical eye to help spot any weaknesses in the fundraising plan before investors do.
Disclaimer: We encourage seasoned professionals to apply, as we value a lifetime of learning that people can bring.
Create pipelines of donors
Solicit corporate, foundation, and HNI support via meetings, pitch presentations, proposals, etc.
Conduct membership drives and fundraising campaigns
Write and produce promotional material
Publicize organization and events
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
A degree or diploma in business, arts administration, marketing or communications is an asset
Previous extensive fundraising experience and business network with grant providers - CSR and HNI) is a MUST
Strong communication skills
Proven experience in budgeting and managing money
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to work independently
Strong analytical and math skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
This is a contract-based position and will be paid as per the completion and conversion of the projects.
Duration: Open to discussion