Massachusetts Institute of Technology Individual Giving Officer for Asia in Cambridge, Massachusetts
INDIVIDUAL GIVING OFFICER FOR ASIA, Sloan School of Management, to increase individual donor support to MIT Sloan from individuals who have the capacity to make financial commitments of $10,000+ to the Sloan Annual Fund and/or up to $100,000 for restricted purposes in pilot regions in Asia. Will conceptualize, analyze, execute, and monitor individual cultivation and solicitation strategies that may include face-to-face visits, direct mail, targeted email and social media appeals, and small gatherings; and work individually and provide administrative support to senior relationship managers in Asia to ensure a coordinated approach in region.
This challenging and rewarding position is an excellent growth opportunity for a fund-raising professional. Will work toward collective goals in a team-oriented environment and gain international fund-raising experience while fulfilling a primary role in the organization’s individual giving strategy. The position offers an opportunity to join the school during a period of exciting new initiatives, milestone celebrations, and enhanced outreach to top alumni and friends.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree; 1+ year of success in frontline fundraising; superior judgment, diplomacy, discretion, and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with high-profile individuals comfortably and appropriately; appreciation for fundraising as long-term relationship building; ability to become familiar with and successfully articulate Sloan’s mission, culture, academic programs, departmental objectives/priorities, and funding opportunities; ability to work independently and collaboratively as a part of a team; demonstrated capacity to work effectively with potentially large benefactors, including superior communication and presentation skills; intellectual curiosity; ability and eagerness to travel internationally for up to two weeks at a time, approximately twice annually; previous experience working for an educational organization preferred Job#14957-O
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Job Number: 14957
Functional Area: Resource Development/Fundraising
Department: Sloan School of Management
School Area: Sloan School of Management
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No