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Career Opportunities

At Magic Bus, we are supporting some of the most marginalized children and young people in India to lift themselves out of poverty. 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 Asia's largest poverty alleviation programme 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 click https://hrms.magicbus.org/candidate.

Chief of Programme Operations (Adolescent Programme)

Department: Programme
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role holder shall be responsible for achieving high impact at scale, for hundreds of thousands of children living in poverty. You will ensure that Magic Bus consistently reaches out to those in marginalized communities particularly girls. Your programmes will ensure that there is no drop out until the completion of secondary school and that no girl is forced into marriage before the age of 18.

You shall lead the programme team that delivers the programme across 22 states and 78 districts in India.

Major Responsibilities

  • Leading and inspiring 1500 employees and thousands of volunteer mentors who will deliver your programme every week.
  • Focused on high-quality programme reaching every child each week and be obsessive about the impact
  • Oversee the design and implementation of an ambitious portfolio of high quality, well-managed and impactful programs in brings about positive changes in the lives of children.
  • Institutionalize strong systems and processes including program execution and automating the processes wherever appropriate for efficiency and effectiveness. This could include rolling out of newer initiatives or pilot projects.
  • Ensuring complete technology adoption throughout the program operations
  • P&L of the national program
  • You will also be responsible for contributing to the organizational strategy 
  • As a key member of the Senior Executive Team, you will make a leading contribution to the overall strategy and organizational development of Magic Bus, to strengthen coordination and collaboration within and across teams, institutionalize the Magic Bus culture and strategies planned.
  • Develop an eco-system that can collaborate and create a deeper and wider impact
  • Build strong next level of leaders who can manage and execute their responsibilities independently and uphold MB culture.

Requirements

  • Graduate in any disciplines with a minimum of 15 to 20 years of experience in related field. 
  • Should have led large teams and has experience in development processes, leveraging of IT and ensuring high-quality delivery. 
  • Preferred experience in a large social sector organisation.
  • Strong Programmatic understanding and preferred experience in the development sector
  • Operational excellence and process driven
  • Delegates responsibilities and develops people to fulfill their responsibilities 
  • Ability to connect with key stakeholders that include donors, partners, and Government
  • Business savvy, strategic in nature and is able to translate them into an operating plan
  • Has an eye for detail and can systematise processes 
  • Commitment to results and demonstrates high resilience
  • Takes quick, appropriate and inclusive decisions 
  • Adaptable and can manage change
  • Self-starter, the right attitude, communicates effectively, strong interpersonal relationship and analytical abilities, understanding of benefits of technology, inspire people across levels and exceptional team handling capabilities. 

Director - Individual Fundraising

Department: Individual Fundraising
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role requires the person to lead the individual fundraising vertical of Magic Bus and be accountable for the annual fundraising targets of the organisation. You will be responsible for having the right team structure, with regular learning, development, and growth of the team. You will also be responsible for having a performance-based culture and collaborative environment across the departments.

Major Responsibilities

  • Strengthen and expand Face to Face team of 120 fundraisers across India in the next 3 year’s time
  • Define and strengthen donor servicing and backend processing
  • Strengthen the donor retention and engagement process and achieve desired donor retention targets
  • Analyze data, trends, etc. in order to achieve maximum ROI
  • Explore new projects/sources for individual fundraising.
  • Assist/coordinate with other fundraising verticals in their database generation or other engagement models.
  • Work with communication and digital team to develop innovative acquisition and retention and engagement communication
  • Develop and implement incentive and R&R plan for boosting performances.
  • As a part of the Executive team, facilitate strategic assistance to the top management
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the team, mentor and assist team members with career planning and achievement of objectives.
  • Collaborate with the HR team for manpower hiring as per the AOP and budget.
  • Coordinate for regular training/development of the team
  • Conduct and participate in performance appraisals as per the company’s assessment cycle.
  • To maintain an appropriate level of engagement with all other departments
  • Partner with the HR team in employee engagement activities

Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of face to face fundraising especially developing and managing large
  • multicity operations. 
  • Understanding of street pitching is mandatory, knowledge of door to door fundraising will be an added advantage
  • Excellent team building and people management skills
  • In-depth understanding of monthly giving process which includes its operational processes, analytics, and ROI
  • Ability to understand data and data-driven decision making
  • Knowledge of DSMHive or similar CRM implementation and sustenance
  • Entrepreneurial skills with high energy levels and passion to succeed
  • Ability to work in ambiguity and be decisive
  • Innovative and solutions-oriented
  • Result driven to reach targets, assumes responsibility and accountability for performance

Director - HNI  (High Net-worth Individual)

Department: HNI
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role requires the person to lead the HNI function, which is one of the key verticals within Magic Bus fundraising division, and to be accountable for annual fundraising targets for the organisation in complete alignment with the organisation’s Vision, Mission, Values, Organisational objectives, and Annual Operating Plan.
The role also requires the person to develop a sustainable and efficient HNI fundraising strategy for Magic Bus and the accomplishment of the strategy

Major Responsibilities

HNI

  • To develop the HNI strategy and manage elite clientele
  • Structure galas across the geographies in India in a phased manner thereby 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

Donor Relations

  • Ensure effective Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is in place
  • 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 organisational standards, procedures, and guidelines

Leadership

  • As a part of the leadership team, facilitate strategic assistance to the CMO and the leadership.
  • Set and demonstrate expected workplace behaviors
  • Ensure adherence to Magic Bus values in all transactions

Team management

  • Provide Leadership to a team of professionals in line with Magic Bus values 
  • Mentor and assist team members with career planning 
  • Manage performance by establishing and reviewing objectives on a regular basis 

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Indian & International markets and fundraising for charity
  • Knowledge of managing HNIs and nurturing the relationships
  • Very strong acumen in Business Development and Marketing
  • Knowledge of CRM implementation and sustenance
  • Ability to travel across the Magic Bus markets
  • Entrepreneurial, with high-energy levels and the passion to succeed 
  • Have strong networking skills and relationship orientation 
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in ambiguity and be decisive 
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Have impeccable integrity and high personal ethics 
  • Innovative and Solutions oriented thinker 
  • Ability to work across international boundaries
  • Management degree or similar professional qualification from a reputed institution
  • 10 - 15 years experience in managing HNI customers out of which 5 years must have been in a similar leadership role

Head - Grant Management (APPI)

Department: Sustainability
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role requires the person to liaise with internal and external stakeholders to manage grants raised from bilateral or significant institutional funders.

Major Responsibilities

  • Be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of the grant proposal and roll out
  • Build and manage relationships with all internal stakeholders involved in the grant roll out and implementation
  • Prepare regular internal update reports for the team
  • Prepare, manage and monitor the Programme Implementation plan
  • Work with the Finance team to manage and monitor expense as per plan and ensure quality financial reporting
  • Lead and ensure quality reporting for the funder at required intervals
  • Proactively develop internal and external channels of communication to identify and share challenges as well as celebrate success – maintain the momentum of the project and ensure each milestone is recorded and applauded
  • Leverage the work done under the APPI grant for other grant proposals – proactively develop and share slides/ documents that enable fundraisers in the organization to optimally leverage this grant
  • Work closely with the Director, Impact and the Impact team, to find ways to represent and communicate results/ outcomes
  • Support with other grant writing opportunities that enable institutional fundraising
  • Liaise with the funder and other external stakeholders as necessary, including representing the Magic Bus work on the platforms. Proactively identify and engage to ensure the appropriate platforms are leveraged

Requirements

  • 10 years of experience, preferably in the development sector and at least some of that experience should have been with large implementation programmes.
  • The person must be equally comfortable managing programmatic and non-programmatic components of grants 
  • Should have experience with programme management and funder reporting, and should be able to communicate in at least one modern Indian language other than English. 

Head - Strategic School Partnerships

Department: Retail Fundraising
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role involves taking end to end responsibility in developing this product in conjunction with the programme development and Magic Bus Centre team, building premium school partnerships and rolling out the product. Once the minimum viable product is developed the job of the person would be enrolling prospective international schools for this programme. Initially, it is an individual contributor role and will be supported by different internal stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and develop the school partnership product with programme development and Magic Bus Centre team.
  • Conduct market scoping by having a structured conversation with international schools and design product value proposition and marketing strategies.
  • Pilot the product and improvise the product value proposition, delivery methods, and marketing strategy.
  • Reaching out to the school management and customize the product offering based on the client’s internal realities.
  • Conduct community engagement, change making and fundraising campaigns with children and deliver a sense of achievement and satisfaction to the school, parents, and children.
  • Develop strategies to constantly engage with school management and students’ community while delivering the product.
  • Take up an annual school partnership and fundraising target and deliver the same.
  • Work with communication team to develop collaterals and product delivery materials.
  • Work with PR team and ensure adequate media coverage for the product and partnering schools.
  • Responsible for P&L of the initiative.

Requirements

  • An entrepreneurial and self-driven person with a strong passion for business development. 
  • A fair amount of product development and marketing knowledge is also desirable. 
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in selling experience/personal development products in the educational or corporate sector is preferable. 
  • Passionate fresher from Tier 1 business schools. 
  • The person should have the ability to effectively interact and communicate with premium school management and have the passion to build and sustain business relationships.

Head - Cause-related marketing campaigns and crowd fundraising

Department: Retail Fundraising
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role involves taking end to end responsibility in developing this income generation portfolio. The person will be closely working with retail fundraising, communication, HNI and corporate partnership team to find synergy and create innovative partnership models. The person will have to reach out to brands, crowd fundraising platforms, fundraising events like Marathons in India and develop mutually benefiting partnership opportunities. The idea is to raise funds from individuals by collaborating with brands, events and individuals and fundraising events. The person is also responsible for building a strong bunch of volunteer fundraisers by ensuring constant and valuable engagements. The role is expected to take an annual fundraising target and contribute to Magic Bus’s unrestricted income portfolio.

Major Responsibilities

  • Identify and conceptualize cause-related marketing partnership models for various industries
  • Conduct market scoping by having a conversation with major brands, marathons and crowd fundraisers and design product value propositions for different clients and marketing strategies.
  • Pilot the products and improvise the product value proposition, delivery methods, and marketing strategy
  • Reaching out to brands, events and volunteer fundraisers and build mutually benefiting partnerships and raise unrestricted income.
  • Develop strategies to constantly engage with clients and ensure effective relationships.
  • Work with communication, digital fundraising teams, and other internal stakeholders to develop and deliver effective fundraising campaigns
  • Work with PR team and ensure adequate media coverage for the partnering brands and volunteer fundraisers.
  • Responsible for P&L for the initiative

Requirements

  • An entrepreneurial and self-driven person with a strong passion for business development. Comfortable in working with large brands as well as highly passionate individual volunteer fundraisers. 
  • A fair amount of product development and marketing knowledge is also desirable. 
  • Having 3-5 years of experience in corporate partnership building in a retail B2C product sales scenario is highly desirable. 

State Lead - Government Partnerships

Department: Government Partnership
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role requires the person to have experience and expertise in building partnerships with government at central and state levels.

Major Responsibilities

  • Be responsible to plan, strategise and build a team to manage government partnerships at Magic Bus
  • Work with the existing Magic Bus teams to identify skill, product and communication gaps that need to be filled in order to engage effectively with local, state and national level government
  • Build a blueprint for simultaneous/progressive engagement, prioritising certain areas of focus and geographies in order to best leverage Magic Bus’ strength areas
  • Build and manage the pathways to get partnerships at multiple levels, in order to maximise scale and impact as well as reduce the cost of the programme to the organization
  • Seek out proactively, ways to institutionalise the Magic Bus programme within various bodies such as schools, colleges, village development committees, etc
  • Be part of policy and programme roundtables at various government levels in order to influence the same, incorporating the Magic Bus approach and ensure that adolescents and young people remain the center of policy making
  • Develop products in partnership with implementation and programme development teams in order to best pitch Magic Bus as a partner of choice for Adolescent and Youth programmes across the country
  • Leverage existing impact and recommend/ lead on new initiatives that showcase the Magic Bus impact 
  • Have a strong ability to influence, build consensus and engage at multiple levels without breaking chains of communication
  • Have a thorough knowledge of development policies at the global and all-India level, be aware of programmes, schemes, and bodies that are instrumental for adolescent and youth development and rights
  • Be proficient with data – able to identify the need for it, leverage it, represent it responsibly
  • Manage projects to ensure timelines, quality deliverables, and alignment with all stakeholder needs
  • Be a Magic Bus brand ambassador at all times

Requirements

  • The person should have a strong existing network with government departments – both at the ministry and bureaucracy level. 
  • The preference is for someone who has worked with the MHRD (Department of Education), DWCD and the Ministry of Skill Development. 
  • The person should have experience in raising funds for programming from the government, obtaining permissions, developing programmes in sync with local and national level schemes and executing them in collaboration with government stakeholders. 
  • A comprehensive knowledge of policy, schemes, structures and government-affiliated bodies is mandatory for the role. 

Senior Manager - Academics

Department: Programme Development
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

The role requires the person to lead the learning enhancement vertical in the programme development team to establish organisation’s ability to improve the academic learning levels of our beneficiaries (students).

Major Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with partners to develop content for the remedial learning programs for upper primary, secondary and higher secondary school students, as required. 
  • Manage the delivery cost and innovate ways of bringing the per child delivery cost down. 
  • Develop plans for implementing remedial learning programmes. 
  • Develop plans for monitoring the implementation and quality of remedial programmes. 
  • Train the programme implementation teams on programme delivery and work with the teams for regular support. 
  • Integrate the use of technology in a remedial programme for students. 
  • Create and monitor the teacher interaction plan. 
  • Use technology for tracking programme delivery, assessing learning levels and training the implementation teams. 
  • Collaborate with training partners to build the capacity of the academic delivery agents and supervisors. 
  • Conduct regular research for further enhancement of the curriculum on a regular basis. 
  • Visit field locations to carry out quality audits for the programmes. 

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Management / Social Sciences / General Sciences / Education · 
  • The incumbent should have a diploma/certification in Education and/or L&D if the Master’s degree is not in those fields 
  • 7 to 8 years in the education sector out of which 5 years must have been in a similar role. Proven track record of performance in similar role and stability on the previous roles shall be the added advantage. 
  • Experience in managing teams, dealing with external Bodies, like Government, Academics, Corporate, Research Bodies etc. 

Senior Manager - Curriculum

Department: Programme Development
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

This role requires the person to be responsible for upgrading, innovating and developing curriculum.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and develop age-appropriate and need specific content using activity-based learning. 
  • Liaison with research, trainers and program managers to regularly update, customize and revise existing content.
  • Identify specific content experts and support in managing all communication with content experts.
  • Review and edit curricula and other training documents after the curricula writers write and design it & it is ready for publication and dissemination.
  • Ensure high quality and cost-effective translations of all the curricula materials. 
  • Ensure user-friendly books/manuals in all areas of the content/curriculum 
  • Map needs, objectives, programme content and assignments into programme designs to demonstrate that the standards are met.
  • Complete assigned curriculum development projects.
  • Respond to the queries of the field team in a collaborative and cooperative manner. 
  • Manage various vendors for outsourcing content writing and translation work. 

Requirements

  • Masters degree in Social Work/Management 
  • Desirable: The incumbent should have additional qualifications supportive of the role and its requisite responsibilities 
  • 5-10 years in the social sector out of which 4 years must have been in a similar role. Multi-domain experience and a proven track record of performance in a similar role and stability on the previous roles shall be an added advantage
  • Excellent content designing/writing skills. 
  • Knowledge & experience in content development 
  • Understand basic behavioural change theory, child psychology, pedagogy, and andragogy.
  • Knowledge of conceptualizing and developing curriculum in the domain of Education, Gender, Health, Life Skills, Leadership, and Livelihood is desired. 
  • Experience in training content development and training
  • Familiar with social issues like child rights, gender discrimination, education, among others
  • Ability to conduct independent study or research for design and re-designing the programme.

Senior Manager - Corporate Relationships

Department: Livelihood
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

This role requires the person to tie up and manage the relationship with corporate employers and nurture and grow the accounts.

Major Responsibilities

  • Business Development by tying up with more employers under the PTI project
  • Responsible for good CRM of Prince Trust International (PTI) and Michael Susan and Dell Foundation (MSDF)
  • 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 respective donor organizations
  • Custodian of data and analytics with reference to the progress and monitoring of programme
  • Organizing 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 MSDF and PTI
  • To coordinate donor engagement activities
  • To organize project reviews at regular intervals and monitor progress
  • Timely submission of donor reports (financial and programmatic)

Requirements

  • Postgraduate in management with 9+ years of experience in managing key accounts/partnerships or business development
  • Experience in overseeing clients and programmes. 
  • Ability to drive complex projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to travel across the 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 

Manager - Placement and Partnerships

Department: Livelihood
Location: Delhi
No. of Positions: 1

This role requires the person to build strong relationships with employers, training partners and education institutions ensuring effective referral, placement, and monitoring systems are in place for the young people. The person should support young people during their self-development and skills training ensuring trainees are placed and placements are successful.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support young people to achieve the skills training, mentoring and employer activities outlined in their individual Personal Development Plans.
  • Engage and motivate young people positively at all times ensuring they are aware of their weekly timetables and attend the correct sessions. 
  • Deliver a sharp focus on achieving successful youth placements in work, training or further education and supporting these young people to sustain the jobs for 6 months.
  • Create partnerships with employers who can offer potential job placements, work experience, and workplace visit opportunities to the young people.
  • Broker partnerships with external training organisations and colleges that will enable young people to achieve their desired job or education outcome.
  • Responsible for mapping institutions (Government / NGO/ Private and Corporate Foundations) that provide skills training opportunities in the local areas.
  • Support young people to access funding and scholarship opportunities that enable them to take up higher education opportunities. 
  • Create and follow clear referral processes with training partners and employers.
  • Monitor youth’s attendance and performance with partner organisations and employers.
  • Support the young people after their placements to ensure that they retain their engagement and sustain themselves in work or education placements for up to 6 months.
  • Work with colleagues in the Youth Development teams at district and regional level to continuously improve the quality of Magic Bus Lakshya (employment and training) and ensure our work is always safe and enjoyable.
  • Undertake data collection and reporting duties that demonstrate the effectiveness of the Lakshya programme.
  • Act as a role model at all times demonstrating behaviour that displays the characteristics young people should develop to be successful in their chosen field.

Centre Manager - Livelihoods

Department: Livelihoods
Location: Delhi
No. of Positions: 1

This role requires the person to manage overall District Livelihood Programme and ensuring youth personal needs assessment is taken care of along with life and employability skills training and also ensuring that young people are successfully placed in work or further education.
This role also requires the person to manage a team of officers and trainers who will deliver high-quality interventions from mobilisation to successful placement and transition support ensuring a sharp focus on outcomes.

Major Responsibilities

  • Livelihoods programme management at district level
  • Recruit and induct centre livelihood staff for delivering programme at centre level and manage all aspects of their performance.
  • Ensure quality programming and placements 
  • Quality programme reporting, documentation, partner management and timely coordination for financial reporting and documentation
  • Manage Magic Bus resources (budgets and centres), staff and local partners to ensure the full offer of programme is available to youth in the centre.
  • Be accountable for youth placements in the centre
  • Lead a staff team, achieve targets at each stage of intervention including mobilisation, needs assessment, skills training delivery and placement in work or education.
  • Support frontline staff to complete comprehensive needs assessment 1:1 with youth to identify their strengths and limitations, training and life skills needs and overall targets for the programme.
  • Formulate personal development plans for each youth that sets out their training schedule and work or education targets.
  • Provide high-quality career counselling and impartial Information, advice, and guidance that empowers youth to make positive choices about potential careers.
  • Oversee all centres' community need assessments and mapping exercise of other stakeholders in the local areas (government/NGO/private and corporate foundations).
  • Support the Head - Livelihoods of the region to implement updates to the programme designed by the Magic Bus National Youth Development Team.
  • Work with the Head - Livelihoods of the region to ensure staff has the right tools and training to undertake their duties effectively.
  • Ensure centre level staff record interventions and activities with youth effectively and data is reported and analysed to improve the quality of work on ground with youth. 
  • Identify and respond to risks that could lead to youth dropping out of the programme.
  • Work with employers and colleges to ensure adequate placement opportunities exist at a local level for youth completing the programme.
  • Broker and maintain partnerships with other skills training providers that can add value to the programme by receiving referrals from Magic Bus youth when their offer supports trainees to reach their targets.
  • Monitor the effectiveness and quality of partner interventions and training delivery.
  • Manage mentoring arrangements in the centre including matching youth to mentors and supporting mentors as required.
  • Work with colleagues in the Youth Development teams at centre and regional level to continuously improve the quality of the Magic Bus programme (employment and training) and ensure our work is always safe and enjoyable.

Requirements

  • Relevant degree or similar professional qualification from a reputed institution.
  • Experience of working with and achieving positive outcomes for disadvantaged 17-25-year-olds or a portion of this age range.
  • Minimum 2 years managerial experience of frontline staff delivering interventions to children/youth.
  • Budget responsibility and experience of financial and resource planning at the local level.
  • Knowledge of youth needs with regards to progressions in work or further education.
  • Direct experience of career counselling and providing Information, advice, and guidance to youth across a range of issues.
  • Experience in need assessment and/or creating personal plans and targets with youth.
  • Experience in either employability skills, job placement, youth development or vocational training programmes either directly or indirectly
  • Experience in reviewing progress against individual’s programme targets
  • Experience in engaging with wider stakeholders in disadvantaged communities including parents, schools, colleges, panchayats.
  • Experience in providing guidance and support to young people on a range of development issues including career or education choices.
  • Strong operational and team management skills that can be tailored to lead Magic Bus staff, training partners, employers and local colleges.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills including the ability to design training schedules and operational centre timetables.
  • Strong financial management skills including managing budgets and using staff and centre resources flexibly to meet the need.
  • Sharp focus on outcomes and how to shape interventions to achieve the maximum impact with youth on the programme.
  • Build positive relationships with youth and motivate them to achieve defined targets of taking up work or further education.
  • Able to undertake need assessments with youth that sensitively identify youth’s personal strengths and limitations. 
  • Can implement new processes and ways of working across an operational staff team.
  • Can-do attitude and willingness to take initiative to solve ground level problems
  • Willingness to work in the evenings and weekends occasionally.

Manager - Corporate Relationships

Location: Delhi/Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

This role requires the person to manage the relationship with corporate donors as well as nurture and grow the accounts.

Major Responsibilities

  • Managing relationships with corporate donors
  • Oversee the progress of implementation of the programme as per the MoU agreed upon with the respective donor
  • Play the role of an effective spokesperson between Magic Bus and respective donor organisations
  • Custodian of data and analytics with reference to the progress and monitoring of the programme
  • Organising kick-off meetings with project stakeholders both internal and external
  • Ensure seamless communication and management of corporate clients
  • Ensure effective Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is in place
  • Effective management of programme budgets and transparent reporting back to the funder
  • Coordinate donor engagement activities
  • Organise project reviews at regular intervals and monitor progress
  • Timely submission of donor reports (financial and programmatic)

Requirements

  • Postgraduate in management with 5+ years of experience in managing key accounts/ partnerships/programme management. 
  • Experience in M&E will be an added advantage. 
  • Ability to drive complex projects in a timely manner
  • Willingness to travel across the Magic Bus markets
  • Entrepreneurial skills with high-energy levels and the passion to succeed 
  • Strong networking skills and relationship orientation 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Impeccable integrity and high personal ethics 

Assistant Manager - Training

Department: Training
Location: Lucknow, Bengaluru, Vishakhapatnam
No. of Positions: 1

This role requires the person to be responsible for coordinating, planning and ensuring implementation of all training to be undertaken.

Major Responsibilities

  • Capacity Building of various stakeholders 
  • Identification of training institutions
  • Preparation of training materials, modules, and kits
  • Development of a training calendar and assessment of training covering all key staff of the programme implementation team
  • Evaluate the quality of training and grading of participants for further training based on an evaluation system to be developed
  • Periodic evaluation of the effectiveness of these programmes
  • Identification of technical and management resource persons/consultants for programme implementation support

Requirements

  • Masters degree in Physical Education/Sports/Management/Social Work/any other Social Sciences stream.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in conducting training/workshops development programs 
  • Conceptualizing and designing content
  • Familiar with social issues like child rights, gender discrimination, education, among others
  • Good written and verbal knowledge of English and Hindi
  • Training management skills
  • Familiar with Participatory Training Methodology
  • Event management skills
  • Good Coordination and Liasioning skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in computers

Trainer and Counsellor - Livelihoods

Department: Livelihood
Location: Mumbai (Vikhroli & Juinagar), Kurnool, Bengaluru 
No. of Positions: 5

This role requires the person to deliver employability skills, life skills, financial literacy and other work-related training that empowers youth to take up employment or further education.

Major Responsibilities

  • 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 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 counselors 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 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 counseling 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 the 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.

Skills Required

  • 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
  • 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 in work or further education.
  • Experience in need assessment and/or creating personal plans and targets with youth.
  • Experience in 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 in providing guidance to young people on a range of development issues including career or education choices.

Data Analyst - Donor Data

Department: Retail Fundraising
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

This role requires the person to manage the data needs of a growing fundraising team of Magic Bus including data analysis, data extractions, reporting and channel tracking, forecasting and database management.

Major Responsibilities

  • Regularly monitor acquisition and retention of retail donors and report on issues and opportunities
  • Analysis of ROI and lifetime value of donor for different channels, cities, and teams
  • Present key data insights to management for data-driven decision making
  • Help prepare business cases for investment in new fundraising programmes based on sound analysis
  • Assist Fundraising Team with day-to-day analysis report
  • Develop and implement data segmentation strategies which include but not limited to Recency, Frequency, Value (RFV) segmentation
  • Develop and implement key fundraising metrics and perform regular reporting (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual)
  • Assist the management with forecasting and budgeting based on data insights
  • Conduct periodic data profiling and arrive at insights which help to guide the future acquisition and retention strategies

Team Leader - Corporate Employee Engagement

Department: Retail Fundraising
Location:
Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing first of its kind corporate employee engagement programme related to event management
  • Interact with corporate employees and recruit donors and passionate volunteers and sustain the relationship for a long time
  • Develop and nurture a high performing event team and motivate them to achieve their fullest potential
  • Manage and nurture the relationship with corporate, apartment complexes and institutions
  • Represent Magic Bus professionally and ethically
  • Agree with and achieve the target

Skills Required

  • Bachelor/postgraduate degree.
  • 4-6 years of experience in high managing corporate events and experience in interacting with middle and upper-middle management people
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (English and Hindi)
  • Demonstrated people management skills- ability to guide, motivate and build a high performing team
  • Fair understanding of product development/management
  • Strong filed sales operations management skills
  • The person should be a go-getter, should have tenacity, good interpersonal skills, leadership skills
  • The person should be high on energy and should be able to work under minimum supervision
  • The job is field based and involves travel within the city.

Team Leader - Face to Face Fundraising

Department: Retail Fundraising
Location: Mumbai
No. of Positions: 1

Major Responsibilities

  • 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 the right attitude to represent the organisation
  • Represent Magic Bus professionally and ethically
  • Agree with and achieve the target

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree is a must
  • 4-6 years of experience in Face to Face Fundraising
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (English and Hindi)
  • Demonstrated people management skills and ability to guide, motivate and build a high performing team
  • Strong filed sales operations management skills
  • Go-getter
  • Tenacity
  • Good Interpersonal skill
  • High on energy
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Willingness to travel as the job is field based and involves travel within the city