Established in 1995 to provide education to children in Mumbai slums, Pratham (which means “first” in Sanskrit) is now one of the largest and most successful non-governmental education organizations in India. Working in collaboration with governments, communities, parents, teachers, and volunteers, Pratham focuses on innovative interventions to address gaps in the education system. The clarity of the mission – “every child in school and learning well” – drives its focus to make an impact on the lives of India’s children and extends from its leadership to its team in the field.
The Regional Development Director, East opportunity with Pratham USA is a unique and exciting role for an individual passionate about alleviating poverty through education in developing countries around the world. This role will serve as the lead fundraiser for Washington, DC, Boston, Raleigh, and the New York Tri-State Area, one of the top-performing chapters of this critically acclaimed international organization. They will manage all aspects of the East Region, including working closely with top donors and prospects with the goal of providing compelling and engaging opportunities for support at the leadership level, managing a team of fundraisers to increase donor activity, support, and participation in the organization, serving as the primary liaison for the Chapter Boards, and actively contributing to the planning and execution of annual galas and donor cultivation events.
Pratham USA seeks a creative, talented, experienced development professional with a global outlook who has a proven track record of success in securing major gifts, developing strong relationships, engaging volunteers, and being part of a dynamic organization that is focused on improving the lives of others.