Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE , Resource Development (RD)-Office of Individual Giving (OIG) , to actively coordinate engagement projects for the benefit of major gift prospects in consultation with staff across OIG and Resource Development. Will develop and oversee, from inception to completion, projects consistent with engaging philanthropic support from high priority alumni and friends. Projects may include customized cultivation/stewardship, reporting and outreach, proposal development, and personalized tours of MIT facilities. Will manage and report on prospect and donor data from the Advance database to inform decisions on regional coverage and prospect assignment; serve as central trip coordinator for senior officer travel, including partnering with the offices of the President, Chancellor, and Provost, faculty, and other senior leaders to monitor regional travel and make strategic recommendations for field officer travel; coordinate logistics for all complex donor visits with senior staff; and assist officers in developing relationships with prospects, building prospect lists, special event planning, ongoing cultivation/ stewardship, and other project support.
REQUIRED : at least two years' relevant work experience; precise attention to accuracy and detail; strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills; independent judgment; a high level of discretion with confidential information; initiative and self-motivation; ability to meet deadlines and work under tight time constraints while managing multiple projects; and familiarity with computers and databases. Must be able to prioritize work assignments; solicit information across departments; analyze, synthesize, and present information; and work both independently and as a team member. Seek someone with an interest in a career in development. A bachelor's degree and development and project management experience are preferred. Job #17184-N
There will be limited travel and evening work as needed.
Internal Number: 17184
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