Call for Applications - Associate (Development)

Vidhi invites applications for the post of Associate (Development). The position can be based in either of Vidhi's offices in New Delhi and Bangalore.

About Vidhi

The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy is an independent think tank doing legal research and assisting government in making better laws. Vidhi is committed to producing legal research of the highest standard with the aim of informing public debate and contributing to improved governance. Vidhi works with Ministries of the Government of India and State Governments, as well as other public institutions, providing research and drafting support at various stages of law-making. Vidhi also conducts and freely disseminates independent research in areas of legal reform which it believes is critical to India’s future. Vidhi currently has its main office in New Delhi.

Role Description:

  • Research and create a list of select Indian philanthropists, corporate houses and foundations for strategic partnerships

  • Collate and coordinate data required from Program and Finance Teams and prepare presentations and proposals for grant requests to prospects

  • Create quarterly and annual fundraising reports and other donor reports as needed

  • Support the Head – Development in reaching out to and making presentations to key external stakeholders on Vidhi's Vision and Mission.

  • Support the Manager - Development and Partnerships in producing communication material which would help to spread Vidhi's Vision and Mission to internal and external audiences.

Eligibility Criteria:

Degrees in Finance/ Management/ Communications would be desirable along with 2 years prior experience in the non-profit sector, especially in fundraising or communications. The selected candidate would also need to possess impeccable skills in electronic and oral communications along with an ability to manage tight deadlines.


A remuneration package of 65k-75k (corresponding to experience and qualifications) shall be offered.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should send only electronic copies of the following to with the subject line “Application for Associate- Development”

1) Latest Curriculum Vitae (CV) in not more than two A4 pages;

2) A brief statement of motivation in applying for the position (not to exceed 500 words);

3) Names and contact details of two referees who may be contacted for references;

The deadline to submit applications is 28th December, 2018. Queries may be sent only through e-mail, addressed to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.