Public Engagement Director

JOB TITLE:                                         Public Engagement Director

Department:                                       Public Engagement

Proposed Immediate Superior:  CEO


Leading and Managing Communications and Fundraising vertical at Arpan




Public Engagement Director

Key Objectives of the Job    Develop and lead the Public Engagement team to raise resources for Arpan and market Arpan to enhance programmes.
Major Deliverables The major responsibilities are:

  • Plan & Execute as per co-created Communications and Fundraising strategy
  • Identify & develop new corporate, HNI donors and maximize fundraising opportunities. Raise 3-4 crores per year.
  • Effectively engage with donors at all levels.
  • Continuously build networks and increase Arpan’s visibility amongst influential circles
  • Support CEO by taking ownership of all external engagements, and managing key relationships
  • Networking & coordinating with leading national & local media as print, electronic, digital/social networking sites; for Arpan, its work and the cause
  • Marketing of all products & services of Arpan to strategic partners, national/ international forums; e-commerce platforms to enable access to resources developed by Arpan
  • Develop, train and manage a new dedicated organization vertical to execute Arpan’s communications and fundraising strategy.
Job Challenges    Raising funds for a complex and unacknowledged issue such as child sexual abuse.Managing External & Internal Communication for stakeholders appropriately in a time-bound response  & ensuring smooth implementation of all events
Specialized job competencies
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation skills with an ability to explain Arpan’s story in a concise manner across a diverse stakeholder set
  • Experience in planning. Eye for detail.
  • Strong project management skills, with a track record of successful execution of organizational/ department strategy
  • Demonstrated skills in building and leading a team.
Educational Qualification  MBA/PGDBM in Marketing & communications or any related field.
Desired Experience 2-3 years of experience in a senior role. Should have experience in raising funds.
Other desired attributes Ability to work in a small team; interested in setting up and building organizations for the long term; good interpersonal skills; ability to handle high-pressure situations.
Location Mumbai
Salary range Rs. 1.2 – 1.5 lakhs per month plus travel
(depending on qualification and years of experience)