Partnerships Lead - Office of Advancement

Job Description

Friday, October 22, 2021

Main Responsibilities:

  • Independently initiate, cultivate, and maintain donor relationships to meet fundraising requirements of LUMS.
  • Conduct due diligence on prospects, ensuring healthy pipeline of potential funding
  • Create proposals, liaising with internal stakeholders to get project and budgetary information
  • Ensure timely donor stewardship and engagement, ensuring funding requirements are fulfilled.
  • Maintain accurate data in relevant reporting tools
  • Liaise with Marketing, Communications, Alumni Relations, and relevant University Offices to ensure timely donor relationship management and cultivation.
  • Create, or modify donor engagement campaigns.
  • Share portfolio updates within team at regular intervals.
  • Ensure smooth functioning of fundraising section and preempting operational level issues and resolving conflicts, if any.
  • Forecasting and donation analytics.
  • Support in information requests for donor publications
  • Support in miscellaneous administrative activities such as managing departmental budgets or maintaining standard operating procedures of Development Office.
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor.

Work Schedule/Work Environment/Travel:

This position will involve frequent travel within Pakistan.Business hours can extend into the evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of workload. During the Covid-19 situation, you may be allowed to work from home, which will require you to create a suitable work environment for yourself (internet connectivity, an environment that supports your productivity at home per your own preferences and working style, setting your own work-hours, etc.).

Note: Please mention "Partnerships Lead - Office of Advancement" in the email subject for your application to be considered.


  • Project management
  • People management
  • Networking with internal and external clients
  • Basic Accounting & Finance
  • Negotiation
  • Communication proficiency – written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency
  • Database Management

Needs to demonstrate:

  • Positive demeanour
  • Leadership
  • Team Building skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Ability to be effective cross functionally
  • Organized approach to work especially with regard to documentation
  • Ability to plan
  • Problem solving attitude
Bachelors/Masters in a management discipline from and HEC recognized Institute
  • Marketing strategies
  • Exposure in leading corporate or top education/NGO sector
4-6 years in a Relationship Management role preferably in an educational institution or NGO
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Note: “We are an equal employment opportunity employer”