Website Manodharma, Inc.
Devoted to promoting US-India Educational Engagement
Development Director (Start with 10 hours/week and progressively go to 40 hours/week, as we grow over the next 3-6 months. Starting hourly rate negotiable). The person hired will have to be located in the Iowa City area.
With oversight and advice from Manodharma’s leadership team, the Development Director (DD) will plan, initiate and execute activities in support of proposal development, fund-raising & marketing activities.
-Strong planning and organizational skills
-Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work independently, and meet deadlines
-Strong communication skills (oral and written)
-Ability to translate organizational vision to tangible plans, proposals, and fundable projects.
-Assist the founder in translating ideas and visions to tangible action plans and proposals
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are essential responsibilities of the position.
-Become thoroughly familiar with Manodharma’s Business Plan & India Immersion Travel Grants
-Willing to travel to India once or twice a year for a total of 4-6 weeks so as to fully engage & understand Manodharma’s Immersion Travel Grant programs and their outcomes on the ground.
-With the above experiences, and consultations with the founder Raj Rajagopal and the leadership team, plan and execute a fundraising strategy to meet Manodharma’s vision
-Assist the Founder and the Board leadership with related projects as requested
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
-Knowledge of internet, email, computers and software applications including MS Office product suite, such as word, Excel, Power-point, and Adobe acrobat.
-2+ years of experience in nonprofit management or equivalent position with similar responsibilities described above
-A fast learner with exceptional inter-personal and communication skills
College degree desired
-Bilingual (English plus Tamil or Hindi) helpful but not necessary
FOR ANY POSITION DESCRIBED ABOVE, email your cover letter and resume to Raj Rajagopal, Founder, Manodharma at firstname.lastname@example.org
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