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 COORDINATOR , Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) , to assist and support execution of J-PAL's donor engagement and stewardship strategies as part of a creative, energetic team that works closely with staff across J-PAL's program areas. Will assist in delivering an organizational fund-raising strategy to establish sustainable funding streams to expand J-PAL's efforts to translate research into action worldwide. Will work in conjunction with the executive director of J-PAL and director of policy and communications on conducting individual donor, foundation, and corporate fund-raising research to identify prospects; coordinate with J-PAL staff, prospective donors, and MIT offices on prospect research and solicitation; assist with writing, editing, and project management of proposal development and submission; manage contact records and track meetings, calls, and solicitation status through Salesforce and other platforms; manage/update the donor pipeline tracker, liaise with staff on status of solicitations, and create reports to review and manage progress; create and maintain systems for systematic tracking of donor stewardship and other fund-raising process documents; create documentation; train and support staff on processes for soliciting funds and recording fund-raising activities; assist with the preparation of funder reports; prepare briefs, materials, presentations, and agendas; compose, edit, and prepare correspondence; and copyedit documents.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least two years' relevant experience; knowledge and understanding of the priorities of major funders in the international development field, including foundations and governments; self-motivation and desire to work independently to achieve strategic goals; and excellent organizational, project management, interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills. Seek a development professional who is committed to J-PAL's mission of reducing poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence. Job #18517-6
Internal Number: 18517
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