Development Associate, Parents, Office of Leadership Giving

Massachusetts, United States
24 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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-Office of Individual Giving (OID), to actively coordinate engagement projects for the benefit of major gift and non-alumni parent prospects in consultation with staff across OIG and Resource Development. In addition to working with OIG colleagues, will work closely with parent volunteers and staff and faculty from across the Institute, with the goal of developing, overseeing, and maintaining work consistent with engaging philanthropic support from the MIT parent community. With strong project management, data analysis, event management, volunteer management, and logistics support, will also assist officers in developing relationships with prospects, building prospect lists, special event planning, ongoing cultivation/stewardship, and other project support. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree; at least two years’ relevant work experience; meticulous attention to accuracy and detail; strong organizational and oral and written communication skills; independent judgment and a high level of discretion; initiative and self-motivation; and familiarity with computers and databases.  Must be able to analyze, synthesize, and present information; prioritize and manage multiple projects and work assignments; meet deadlines and work under tight time constraints; interact well with others; solicit information across departments; work independently and as a team member; and maintain confidentiality. Development, volunteer management, and project management experience strongly preferred.  Seek someone who is interested in a career in development. Job #17762-6

There will be limited travel and evening work as needed. 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.