Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities

At Magic Bus, we enable children and young people to move out of poverty by ensuring they complete their secondary education, delay their age of marriage, and get jobs in the organised sector. We are looking for talented and driven individuals to help us deliver a long-term, sustainable and bold strategy aiming to reach a million children across India. If you want to be part of a concerted effort to change the future for children and young people and work towards making a significant difference to people living in poverty, then please look through our vacancies below.

If you think you might be suitable or know someone who is, please get in touch
with us at [email protected]

We are looking for:

Department: -

Location: Mumbai

No. of Positions: 1

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  • Championing new ways of working by piloting and supporting technology innovation

  • Ensuring and implementing strong Service Level Agreements are in place for all outsourced providers

  • Working with Organisation's Strategy Development team in developing Technology strategy that supports Organizational Strategy and Mission.

  • Owns the Technology Roadmap guiding the continuing evolution of how technology is deployed and used.

  • Owns project and programme delivery of all applications including guiding team members and internal customers in executing software engineering principles

  • Strong project management skills

  • Sets the overall Technology standards and ensure that all development, whether shared service or country based contributes to a coherent and effective overall solution to support the new strategy.

  • Is up-to-date on, and contributes to, the body of knowledge relating to the best use of Technology within the development sector.

  • Represents Technology within internal fora and external forums

  • Ensure realistic plans are developed for systems development that fit within the overall Technology roadmap.

  • Accountable for the availability, stability and resilience of all shared systems.

  • Manage service providers performance through monitoring and adhering to Service Level Agreements

  • Review Service Level Agreements on a regular basis with all Stakeholders. People Management

  • Conducting probationary reviews with staff and annual performance reviews (performance management)to support staff development.

  • Provide strategic direction to team members

  • Raises the capacity of our Technology staff across the organisation to support the increasing support demands from our users.

  • Monitors the team’s performance against the agreed organizational standards and ensure that problems are identified and resolved.

  • Supports both the professional and personal development of the staff ensuring they are able to be proactive on all matters thus maximizing and integrating the effectiveness of the service they provide to fulfill organisation goals and plans.

Project Management - to be able to manage multiple projects single-handedly, with an emphasis on delivery quality within agreed timelines and without exceeding budgets

Desired Profile

  • Demonstrate understanding of the Organisation’s priorities and goals

  • Prefers quick and appropriate actions in many management situations

  • Must have the ability to influence at all levels and functions in order to make technology a priority and inspire people into action.

  • Must be able to adhere to the highest ethical and moral standards and be able to display transparency.

Department: Retail

Location: Mumbai

No. of Positions: 1

Magic Bus fundraisers get an awesome opportunity to work with the one of the fast growing Non Profit brand in India. You will be instrumental making a difference in the lives of the children living in the poorest areas. We also provide exciting opportunity to build your career in fundraising. A journey with us means abundance opportunity for personal and professional growth. Along with a fantastic pay you also will get an opportunity to do something impactful for the society.
  • Responsible for signing up monthly supporters for the organisation

  • Develop and manage a team 5 super motivated Face to Face Fundraisers

  • Ensure the team is trained enough and has enough knowledge and attitude to represent the organisation

  • Represent Magic Bus professionally and ethically

  • Agree and achieve target

Basic Qualification And Experience

  • Bachelors

  • 4-6 years of experience in Face to Face Fundraising

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (English and Hindi)

  • Demonstrated people management skills- ability guide, motivate and build high performing team

  • Strong filed sales operations management skills

Personal Attributes Requirements

  • Go getter

  • Tenacity

  • Interpersonal skill

  • High on energy

  • Leadership

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

  • The job is field based and involves travel within the city

Department: Livelihoods

Location: Mumbai

No. of Positions: 1

We need to address India’s declining female workforce. For the first time in India we wish to establish a residential institution that focuses on providing livelihood enhancement to girls from economically challenging environments. “The Girls Academy” (yet to be named) will provide upto 300 graduates a year with ”entry level plus one” careers. To achieve this ambitious vision, the organisation is looking for a creative and entrepreneurial leader to take the lead to articulate and execute the ambition of the academy and define a business strategy and an operating model to build a self- sustaining social enterprise. The Dean will provide academic, intellectual, and administrative leadership to the Magic Bus Girls Academy. The position is for a 01-year Contract. We anticipate the project will take 06-12 months to initiate & roll out successfully, post this, and as an iterative process, the position will be renewed YOY basis performance and achievement of milestones. The position will be based out of both the Head Office of Magic Bus India Foundation at Vikhroli West, Mumbai, and Magic Bus Girls Academy at Karjat.
  • Lead programme design and development activities to plan, research, roll out and evaluate the right programmes for girls

  • Promote excellence in all aspects of the teaching, research, and placement model of the academy.

  • Imagine, articulate and implement a vision for the academy; advocate for and drive strategies aimed at achieving the Academy’s mission and vision.

  • Collaborate with corporations and institutions to secure content, training and financial support

  • Build Team with the right talent required to execute the programme

  • Define the qualification & quality standards for all aspects of the project like Marketing & Mobilization, Enrolment, Programme, Youth development, Assessment & Certification, Placement and Post-placement tracking, etc.

  • Create packages for the student sponsorship and fixed asset investments

  • Curate all programmatic requirements from academic, livelihood institutions and corporate partners.

  • Build and manage relationships with first-mile (Funders/Sponsors), mid-mile (Knowledge Partners), and last-mile (Employers) partners

  • Design and develop a robust Impact evaluation model for the programmes for impact study & continuous improvement

  • Define ways and standards for welfare of Youth

  • Own complete responsibility of the sustainability of the Academy with special focus on Outreach, Optimum Assets & Resources utilisation, and effective financial management.

Knowledge

  • Understanding of the Skilling ecosystem in India (public and private sponsored)

  • Labor market information including industrial clusters, prevailing wages, work hours, skill requirements, and employment possibilities

  • Various learning & training models, methodologies, tools and techniques like CBT, WBT, E-learning, ILT and Blended learning models for better modeling of programmes

  • Various Youth profiling & Assessment tools for screening and formative & summative assessments

  • Understanding of the challenges facing Youth from low-socio economic background in India

  • An understanding of the business economy and what drives corporate behavior

  • Understanding of running a sustainable enterprise

Skills

  • Basic Enterprise running skills like marketing & sales, Finance management, Assets & Resources onboarding & management, Market scan, CRM,etc.

  • Basic project management skills which include devise and use project/account plans, budgets, monitoring & evaluation, and other financial information

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, (including the preparation of training materials)

  • Facilitation, consultancy, negotiation and relationship management skills

Attributes

  • Ability to work with and influence people at all levels

  • Ability to plan and prioritise work and manage a busy workload under pressure, while maintaining a positive attitude

  • Ability to work effectively network and liaise for business & partnerships

  • Higher level of flexibility, desire to succeed, ability to stay calm under stress & pressure, and higher learning orientation

Academic & Professional requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of total work experience, out of which a minimum of 05 years in Academy/Skilling Projects management experience in a leadership role

  • Post-graduation in Management/MSW/Social Science

  • Experience working in one or more of the following areas an asset: business skills training, business incubation hubs, business development services, entrepreneurship, etc.

  • Come with a network of critical market linkages in the form of Knowledge partners, Funders/Sponsors and Employer partners

Department: Sustainability

Location: Mumbai

No. of Positions: 1

To Create Strategic partnerships and sustainability road map, manage the relationship with corporate donors and nurture and grow the accounts.
  • Directly play the role of account manager of multiple large projects and create and nurture a lasting relationship

  • Play vital role in fund allocation and take major financial as well as programmatic decisions and reporting with respect to the grant

  • Oversee the progress of implementation of the programme as per the MoU with the respective donor

  • Self-sustaining practices for retention of existing donors and growing grant/donation sizes

  • Understand the southern CSR geography and create strategic objectives

  • Create Strategic partnerships and sustainability road map

  • Create implementation as well as expansion plans to multiple cities

  • Create a Sustainable network of key stakeholders in donors and make a pitch

  • Negotiating and managing the Financials, Donations and Timelines with Donors

  • Create synergy in Sustainability through innovative approaches

  • Create a culture of performance excellence, effective communication and mutual respect within the team

  • Share expertise via training and awareness sessions

  • Create and grow Brand Magic Bus campaigns, advertisements

  • Represent Magic bus at various reputed fora and showcase the uniqueness of its model

  • Demonstrate Magic Bus values and role model behavior in day to day conduct

  • 12 - 15 years of experience in managing key accounts & partnerships

  • Experience in overseeing clients and programmes that are of big financial value as well as the spread of geography

  • Ability to drive complex projects in a timely manner

  • Knowledge of CRM implementation and sustenance

  • Have strong networking skills and relationship building

  • Have impeccable integrity and high personal ethics

  • Experience in B2B sales would be preferred

Department: Sustainability

Location: Mumbai

No. of Positions: 1

The candidate will be responsible to tie up and manage the relationship of corporate employers and nurture and grow the accounts ensuring they become sustainable source of funds.
  • Directly play the role of account manager of multiple large projects and create and nurture a lasting relationship

  • Play vital role in fund allocation and take major financial as well as programmatic decisions and reporting with respect to the grant

  • Oversee the progress of implementation of the programme as per the MoU agreed upon with the respective donors

  • Create self-sustaining practices for retention of existing donors and growing grant/donation sizes

  • Tie up with more employers under the project

  • Managing relationships with corporate employers

  • Oversee the progress of implementation of the programme as per the MoU agreed upon with the respective donors

  • Play the role of an effective spokesperson between Magic Bus and the respective donor organizations

  • Custodian of data and analytics with reference to the progress and monitoring of programme

  • Organising kick off meeting with project stakeholders both internal and external

  • Ensure seamless communications and management of corporate employers

  • Ensure effective Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is in place

  • Effective management of programme budgets and transparent reporting back to the donor

  • Coordinate for donor engagement activities

  • Organise project reviews at regular intervals and monitor progress

  • Timely submission of donor reports (financial and programmatic)

  • Experience in Fundraising/CRM from Corporate donors

  • Experience in managing key account/partnerships or business development

  • Experience in overseeing clients and programmes.

  • Ability to drive complex projects in a timely manner

  • Willingness to travel across Magic Bus markets

  • Entrepreneurial, with high-energy levels and the passion to succeed

  • Have strong networking skills and relationship orientation

  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Have impeccable integrity and high personal ethics

Department: -

Location: Noida / Hyderabad

No. of Positions: 2

The Regional Director is responsible for achieving high impact at scale, in improving the quality of lives of hundreds of thousands of children, adolescents and young people living in poverty through the childhood to livelihood journey.

1. Strategic Leadership:

  • Provide strategic leadership in positioning Magic Bus impact, its organisational mission and the manner it needs to be located within the larger canvas of government or partner programmes to drive the childhood to livelihood agenda.

  • Contribute to Magic Bus organisational vision, goals and the growth story in building credible evidence, process pathways for change and long term measurable impact on the ground

  • As a member of the Senior Executive Team, you will make a leading contribution to the overall strategy and organisational development of Magic Bus as well as Lead and inspire volunteers and employees.

  • Build and nurture government partnerships at state-level and district-level to ensure Magic Bus contributes to as well as influence the government's policy agenda and is a point of reference in the concerned states in the area of life skills education and empowerment of adolescents and young people.

2. Programme Management :

  • Oversee the design and implement portfolio of high quality, well-managed, result-oriented and impactful programmes in line with the programme implementation plan in the region that brings about positive changes in the lives of children

  • Ensure realisation of Programme results as evidenced by the evaluations

  • Institutionalise strong systems and processes to operationalise the region including programme execution and automating the processes wherever appropriate for efficiency, enhanced quality and effectiveness

  • Optimum budget utilization and minimum underspends while carrying out programme activities.

  • Responsible for coordinating with other Regional and HO functions viz. Finance, HR, Procurement, Administration, M&E, Programme Design and Training for efficient, effective and impactful programme implementation

  • Identify partners who can execute Magic Bus programmes on its behalf through their competence, can take Magic Bus programmes to the last mile while creating a larger purpose and impact in the region.

3. People Development:

  • Build strong next level of leaders who can manage and execute their responsibilities independently and uphold Magic Bus culture

  • Develop an eco-system that can collaborate, provide feedback to programme design team, thereby create deeper and wider impact in the region and enhance the design of Magic Bus programmes

  • Team management for ensuring capacity building, productivity and effectiveness through timely communication and feedback.

Education & Work experience

  • PhD /Post graduate in Social work, Management, Economics or other social sciences

  • 15 to 18 years of experience in driving large scale programme management.

Knowledge & Skills required

  • Experience in driving large scale programmes, institutional partnerships, government collaborations in the life skills and adolescent empowerment space.

  • Ability to connect with key stakeholders that include donors, government and civil society

  • Network & build relationships and generate fund for MB programmes

  • Has an eye for detail and can systematise processes

  • Commitment to results and demonstrates high resilience

  • Communicates, has strong interpersonal relationship and can inspire across levels

  • Delegates responsibilities and develops people to fulfill their responsibilities

Desirable

  • Proven track record in Strategic Programme Management

Department: -

Location: Kolkata, Howrah

No. of Positions: 2

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  • Deliver a structured induction programme to each group of youth starting on the Livelihood programme

  • Lead all training in the Livelihood Centres for the Magic Bus Livelihood programme, which delivers skill training to youth and supports them into jobs and further education and placements

  • Deliver Sports for Development activities to youth using Magic Bus curriculum and in house resources to engage youth successfully and enhance their learning

  • Deliver training content developed by Magic Bus National Programme Development Team and tailor this where necessary to the local context whilst ensuring session outcomes are delivered.

  • Ensure training outcomes are achieved in each session and youth receive consistent messages throughout all training interventions

  • Design an effective Livelihood Centre training timetable with the Centre Coordinator and ensure that this is constantly monitored and updated to enable youth to access the training they need

  • Apply and continuously develop innovative training techniques to make training more effective, fun and interactive

  • Undertake comprehensive needs assessments 1:1 with youth to identify their strengths & limitations, training and life skills needs and overall targets for the programme

  • Work in partnership with the Centre Coordinator or specialist career counsellors during the needs assessment to ensure youth have the impartial information, advice and guidance that empowers them to make positive choices about potential careers

  • Act as the lead worker in the first phase of youth’s engagement with Magic Bus Livelihood programme and ensure all youth receive the full and proper offer during this time

  • Using the needs assessment and guidance findings to support each youth to draw up a Personal Development Plan that contains the training activities and targets that they will work towards

  • Support youth to achieve the skills training, mentoring and employer activities outlined in their individual Personal Development Plans in partnership with the Placement and Partnership Officers who focus on referrals to employers and training institutions

  • Lead the matching of youth to mentors and support mentors to deliver their roles successfully.

  • Engage and motivate youth positively at all times ensuring youth are aware of their weekly timetables and attend the correct sessions

  • Deliver a sharp focus on all training and counselling contributing to successful youth placement, training or further education and being able to sustain these for 6 months

  • Contribute to mapping institutions (government/NGO/private and corporate foundations) that provide skills training opportunities in the local areas

  • Monitor youth’s attendance and undertake mid-way performance reviews that assess youth’s progress against their targets

  • Identify and respond to risks that could lead to youth dropping out of the programme.

  • Build strong and trusted relationships with youth from the start of their engagement with Magic Bus.

  • Work with colleagues in the communities to ensure the mobilisation of youth happens effectively and selection criteria are properly implemented

  • Work with colleagues at district and regional level to continuously improve the quality of Magic Bus Livelihood programme and ensure our work is always safe and enjoyable for youth

  • Undertake data collection and reporting duties that demonstrate the effectiveness of the Livelihood programme.

  • Act as a role model at all times demonstrating behaviour that displays the characteristics youth should develop to be successful in their chosen field.

  • Minimum 1-year experience of working with and achieving positive outcomes for disadvantaged 17-25 year olds or a portion of this age range

  • Direct experience of delivering employability skills and life skills training and achieving positive outcomes with youth

  • Training session planning and design, applying core training content and building in elements to make training relevant to local context

  • Evaluating training effectiveness, creating evaluation processes and updating training methods and techniques according to findings

  • Creating and managing training timetables and schedules

  • Knowledge of Sports Development activities or experiential learning techniques (desirable)

  • Experience of financial literacy training (desirable)

  • Knowledge of Basic Computer and English Speaking Skills

  • Relevant degree or similar professional qualification from a reputed institution

  • Knowledge of youth needs with regard to progressions into work or further education.

  • Experience of need assessment and/or creating personal plans and targets with youth.

  • Experience of either employability skills, job placement, youth development or vocational training programmes either directly or indirectly (desirable)

  • Experience of working with or managing mentors (desirable)

  • Experience of reviewing progress against individual’s training programme targets

  • Experience of engaging with wider stakeholders in disadvantaged communities including parents, schools, colleges, panchayats

  • Experience of providing guidance to young people on a range of development issues including career or education choices

Department: Government Partnerships

Location: Mumbai / Delhi

No. of Positions: 1

Be overall responsible for liaising, networking and collaborating as well as developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders including relevant ministries, state government, institutions and bodies connected to education and life skill. To deepen Magic Bus’s engagement with government departments, relevant schemes and Programmes to synergize Magic Bus’s broader goals of building relevant government partnerships and enhance programme opportunities.

Core Outcomes:

  • Government values Magic Bus’s partnership and considers Magic Bus as a point of reference in the life-skill education space, values the C2L approach

  • Enable Mb to undertake evidence based advocacy with the government

Overarching goals:

  • Devise effective strategy to build strong network at various levels in relevant ministries, state government along with Regional Teams and key internal stakeholders

  • Develop five year plan for Government partnership in lines with Magic Bus’s vision and mission along with the CPO, Programme Delivery team, Strategy team and other internal stakeholders

  • Identify relevant government schemes and design programme strategies to leverage them

  • Represent Magic Bus in technical and programme related meetings with ministries, government, Institutions and local civil society; respecting their mandates and program priorities and facilitate the active engagement on behalf of Magic Bus at national and/or at sub national level

Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with government in select aspirational districts and negotiate with state governments to strategically position the value add of Magic Bus C2L approach

  • Identify and map development organisations and stakeholders for possible collaborations and partnerships to address the Magic Bus’s key outcomes and goals

Functional partnerships:

  • Develop strategies for implementing programme in collaboration with government along with Programme Development (PD) - Design and Operation teams

  • Work closely with PD and Communications team to identify global and national campaigns that will be beneficial for Magic Bus to be associated so as to achieve short and long term goals

  • Support Operations and PD team to participate in the partnership, needs assessments and response planning, using standardized tools and methods; and in coordination and/or collaboration with other stakeholders

  • Guide and work with CRMs to help them prepare briefs and updates for government meetings for key Programmes with focus on government partnerships

  • Train and mentor District Managers on government partnership front and help Magic Bus create champions for all Programmes

Evidence-based advocacy:

  • Monitor and research current and relevant emerging public policy and schemes relevant to Magic Bus’s programme and vision such as New Education Policy, etc.

  • Provide support to various survey, study and research to ensure the quality of outcomes and context specificity at the project transit areas

  • Prepare briefs, reports and presentations summarizing partnerships related activities and progress to update relevant government officials on stipulated frequency

  • Update senior management on overall government partnership progress for the organisation

  • 15-20 years of overall work experience, primarily experience of working with government and delivering impact on Programmes/ projects with government including collaboration with Education, Youth affairs, Skilling, and other relevant sectors of government

  • Experience of direct work with relevant ministries, state government, institution’s, multilateral organisations is strongly preferred

  • Experience of working on public policy projects with any government, institutions, etc. is preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in education and livelihood related programme

  • Ability to negotiate, facilitate and mobilise people with a result oriented approach

  • Ability to identify collaborative opportunities with an intuitive understanding of people, innovative models, and different campaigns with a passion to create impact

  • An innate ability to strike strong working relationships with government and a variety of different stakeholders that form the eco-system, such as Education ministries, Sports ministries, State & District government and sector experts

  • Proven track record of providing support to organisations at multiple levels including operation, strategy, and governance

  • Deep understanding of the broad governance landscape in India, coupled with a strong network (local) in policy, government bodies, and non-profit

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; with an ability to formulate and present analysis and arguments in a clear, crisp and concise manner to other team members, the Board as well as to the portfolio organizations

  • Fluency in English, Hindi and other Indian languages

  • Humility, integrity and commitment to producing the highest quality of work, with attention to detail and follow-through. Sensitive to gender and diversity issues with strong commitment to the development sector

Department: Information Technology

Location: Mumbai

No. of Positions: 1

Lead and inspire the functional / operational teams to identify the business needs, process gaps and levers to build efficient system.

  • Identify key business processes, simplify / improve them to build operational efficiencies and managerial decision-making.

  • Identify key technologies such as servers, switches, networks, bandwidth etc. to be deployed to enable smooth deployment of applications chosen.

  • Identify and build relationships with partners who can build and deploy the necessary applications and technologies for us.

  • Define best in class practices to evaluate partners, award contracts and managing their outcomes effectively within cost, timeline and quality parameters.

  • Oversee the design and implementation of IT projects that bring about positive changes in our functioning and in turn, in the lives of children.

  • Facilitate and communicate the need, progress and benefits of automation on a continuous basis to inspire the business users and building ownership in them to own the implementation of business applications.

  • Plan for adequate fund, people, infrastructure and administrative support for the deployment and operations across locations in the Region.

  • Ability to connect with key internal and external stakeholders and build relationships

  • Business savvy, strategic in nature and is able to translate them into operating plan

  • Has an eye for detail and can systematize processes

  • Commitment to results and demonstrates high resilience

  • Takes quick, appropriate and inclusive Decisions

  • Adaptable and can manage change

  • Communicates, has strong interpersonal relationship and can inspire across levels

  • Delegates responsibilities and develops people to fulfill their responsibilities

Department: Programme

Location: Mumbai

No. of Positions: 1

To plan and lead the Entrepreneurship Development Programme of Magic Bus which include activities like rural livelihood & MSME development, financial inclusion, strategic planning, effective implementation with program management, empanelment and strengthening of local market linkages, networking & policy advocacy with major stakeholders, convergence with government line departments, documenting Best Practices, planning & strengthening of programme governance, and institution-building for the aspiring rural-entrepreneurs from the marginalized & disadvantaged background.

  • Lead the design and planning of entrepreneurship & MSME development, and support components of the programme

  • Manage the implementation of entrepreneurship and MSME development components of the programme

  • Lead the design of the overall programme in multiple models which will enable the objective of identification & creation of MSME entrepreneurs, mainly rural, both in association with Knowledge partners as well as through in-house expertise

  • Design, plan and upgrade entrepreneurship and enterprise development materials, training activities and plans, training programmes, materials and tools, pre- and post-tests as required

  • Deliver training programmes with support of other team members and knowledge partners

  • Continually identify specific training needs and support required for components of the project as appropriate

  • Identify needs for start-up packages and non-financial business development services for entrepreneurs and lead the design and implementation of these components

  • Identify gaps and lead the design and delivery of business development services for entrepreneurs

  • Plan and create Entrepreneurship Mentoring Programme as a critical component of the larger Entrepreneurship Development Programme, which will identify & create Mentors from the local & national market for a pre, point and post implementation sustained support & guidance to the identified young entrepreneurs

  • Undertake annual market assessments of training needs and market demands for entrepreneurship training, including the supply and demand for skills (soft, vocational, technical etc.)

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with relevant local public and private stakeholders related to entrepreneurship components of the project

  • Draft reports on completion of project activities and inputs into narrative project reports

  • Draft, monitor and manage activity budgets for entrepreneurship and training components of the project with support/oversight from Programme Director

  • Support the design and implementation of the monitoring framework and plan as it relates to entrepreneurship components of the project

  • Oversee, mentor and build capacities of in-house backend and front-end teams

Knowledge :

  • Understanding of the Livelihood and Skill ecosystem in India

  • Understanding of the MSME and Rural-entrepreneurship space in India

  • Various learning & training models, methodologies, tools and techniques used in Entrepreneurship Programmes

  • Understanding of various public & private driven entrepreneurship development programmes, schemes and agencies like NEEM, PMYY, NIESBUD, MSDE, RSETI, SIDBI, Mudra scheme, etc.

  • Understanding of the Indian Vocational Education and Training (VET) framework for Curriculum design and development (NSQF, MES, NCVT, etc.)

  • Understanding of the challenges facing Youth from low-socio economic background in India

Skills :

  • Hands-on experience in training need identification, design of training programmes & tools for Youth profiling and Delivery of training w.r.t. rural entrepreneurship

  • Ability to design, develop and review entrepreneurship programmes

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, (including the preparation of training materials)

  • Excellent facilitation, consultancy, negotiation and relationship management skills with all types of stakeholders

Attributes:

  • Ability to work with and influence people at all levels

  • Ability to plan and prioritise work and manage a busy workload under pressure, while maintaining a positive attitude

  • Ability to lead under stressful and limited-resources situations

  • High degree of initiative, flexibility, creativity and innovation

  • Ability to work well within a small team and able to work independently with minimal supervision

Academic & Professional requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years of total work experience, out of which a minimum of 05 years of Entrepreneurship & MSME experience in a leadership role

  • Post-graduation in Management/MSW/Social Science

  • Experience working in one or more of the following areas an asset: business skills training, business incubation hubs, business development services, self-practiced rural entrepreneur

  • Come with a network of critical market linkages to create & develop rural entrepreneurship

  • Experience of working with and managing staff based remotely

  • Willing to travel extensively to all parts of India

Department: -

Location: Singapore

No. of Positions: 1

Accountable to exponentially increase Magic Bus’s ability to raise money in Singapore from the current financial contributions of S$ 1 million. We have been operating as a fundraising hub for India with company status for a few years.

Living Magic Bus’ vision

  • Understand board’s vision and take accountability for creating impact in the society and achieving specific goals and objectives

  • Understand the market intelligence

  • Report and deliberate on impacts created on the ground

Create and deliver a fund raising strategy for Magic Bus – Corporate Fundraising

  • Establish a strong regional fundraising plan

  • Position Magic Bus as a leading development organisation to this target market

  • Conceptualise the product lines, team structure and execution

  • Evaluate various distribution channels

  • Nurture existing strategic partners and sustain and enhance fund flow to the charity

  • Acquire new corporate clients

Events / HNI

  • To develop the events strategy and manage the events programme

  • Structure, plan, manage and execution events/ galas in a phased manner there by maximize the targeted revenue for the charity

  • Develop strategies to identify and build the HNI customers for the charity thereby achieving targeted revenues

  • Develop product lines in alignment with the interest of the target audience

Create Strong Institutional Relationships

  • Create strong and strategic relationships with key Institutions in the region

  • Build on existing relationships with the Government of Singapore and the National University of Singapore

  • Play a key role in influencing and advocating in the region

  • Negotiate and partner with a significant number of non-profits in the region

  • Represent Magic Bus at conferences and forums where appropriate

Donor Relations

  • Ensure effective Customer Relationship Management

  • Effective management and liaison with our Strategic Partners, Institutional funders and Corporations

  • To meet customer expectations, particularly in terms of Quality and Timeliness in line with organizational standards, procedures and guidelines

To become a significant Regional brand

  • Oversee PR and Communication strategy for Singapore

  • Work with Magic Bus communication partners to ensure we leverage our brand to its fullest

  • Legal set up and oversight of International Charity Organization (or appropriate alternative) in Singapore

Desired Competencies:

  • Knowledge of markets and fund raising for charity

  • Knowledge of Retail, Corporate Sales, Events /HNI

  • Entrepreneurial, with high-energy levels and the passion to succeed

  • Strong networking skills and relationship orientation

  • Ability to work in ambiguity and be decisive

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Impeccable integrity and high personal ethics

  • Innovative and Solution oriented

  • Ability to work across international boundaries

  • Communicate and inspire across levels

Qualification and Experience:

  • Management degree or similar professional qualification from a reputed institution

  • 15/20 years’ experience in Marketing & Sales - 5 years must have been in a similar leadership role

  • Leading fund raising experience with proven track record of performance in similar role

Travel: As deemed necessary by job requirements

Reporting: Global Head of Partnership

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