Associate – Business Development

Associate – Business Development

Are you drawn to problems in the Indian education system? Do you want to work in an entrepreneurial set-up? We’re hiring! Join the Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics (MDAE) team.

We are looking for a talented young Associate to spearhead our business development efforts. This is a full-time role based in Mumbai.

As a BD Associate you will: 

  • Rub shoulders and brainstorm on strategy with senior management from JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, AON Hewitt, MIT, Wellington Fund, IMF etc.
  • Have complete executional responsibilities towards our branding and admissions efforts
  • Establish key stakeholder relationships with leading education institutes across the country
  • Derive and present strategic insights through data analysis
  • Develop, source and curate content for our social media handles

What we look for in you:

  • 0-3 years’ work experience in any field, demonstrated experience in working well in different teams and in different roles. This can be in the form of internships, other activities in college, etc.
  • Strong networking and project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with data

Within 3 months, you will:

  • Present the MDAE story in front of faculty, deans and students of premier institutes across India
  • Monitor all forms of student interactions – emails, phone, social media, seminars, campus events etc.
  • Identify new geographies where MDAE should establish a footing
  • Create contact points with other influencers – counsellors, coaching classes, corporates etc.

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Manage relationships with decision-makers across the entire education ecosystem
  • Run ancillary courses – Summer schools, winter schools, weekend programs across India
  • Assist in creating alternative revenue channels – test-prep, executive education wings, online courses
  • Run the end to end admissions cycles for core programs

MDAE can offer you a competitive salary and other perquisites commensurate with your competencies.

If interested contact

Rajesh Gupta (Partner) – / 8655861000 or

Karan Shah (COO) – / 9819211279

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