Dasra is India’s leading strategic philanthropy foundation, working with philanthropists and successful social entrepreneurs to bring together knowledge, funding and people as a catalyst for social change. Dasra scales non-profit organizations and social businesses in order to help accelerate poverty alleviation and transform lives. With over 15 years of experience and a team of 70 + professionals, Dasra has established itself as a social sector leader by:
 Evaluating over 1,600 non-profit organizations and social businesses;
 Advising 500 non-profit organizations and social businesses on growth plans;
 Engaging over 1000+ philanthropists, multi-lateral agencies and corporate foundations;
 Publishing 22 research reports and white papers;
 Directing over USD 40 million in funding commitments to the social sector.

Synopsis:
The Associate will be responsible for developing unique insights into different sectors, building Dasra’s thought leadership, and working with cross functional teams. Dasra envisions this role as a unique opportunity for a proven leader, with a passion for transforming social change through action-based research which leads to more strategic giving to sustainable and scalable non-profits and social businesses in India.
Key responsibilities will include:
• Leading secondary research and data collection
• Interviewing and developing strong relationships with key sector leaders across stakeholder groups
• Working with a cross-functional team to synthesize information from various sources and create meaningful analysis
• Creating action-based content in the form of reports aimed at driving funding to priority development areas
• Contributing to dissemination efforts
• Working closely with the Communications, Dasra Girl Alliance, Dasra Social Impact and Funding teams

Desired Skills and Experience:
We are looking for someone with:
 Strong work experience (3-5 years) preferably in private equity, banking, management consulting or development sector research
 Strong writing, problem-solving, analytical and presentation skills.
 Excellent time management and project management skills.
 Outstanding writing and oral communication.

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