Massachusetts Institute of Technology Director of Global Partnerships in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Director of Global Partnerships

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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.

DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, Solve, to spearhead the fund-raising and partnerships strategy for Solve, designing, pitching, and closing partnerships of $100,000-$1million+. Will identify, develop, and manage relations with sponsors and partners in the U.S. and abroad, overseeing their engagement around Solve’s annual innovation cycle and main annual events; build systems and processes to streamline fund-raising activities; work closely with the director of international programs on driving Solve’s expansion strategy to implement Solve programs globally; oversee the engagement of Solve advisors, MIT Corporation members, and other VIP members of the MIT community with Solve; lead relations with MIT’s Resource Development, Industrial Liaison Program, Alumni Association, and other teams to coordinate the engagement of VIP stakeholders with Solve; deliver best-in class experience to sponsor delegates, Solve advisors, MIT Corporation members, and other VIPs at Solve events; and manage two staff members and project-based consultants. Solve is an MIT initiative that advances lasting solutions from tech entrepreneurs to address the world's most pressing problems.

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REQUIRED: master’s degree in business administration, marketing, or business development and two years’ experience in partnership, business development, or fund-raising on behalf of international social impact or nonprofit organizations; or a bachelor’s degree in the same five years’ experience. Seek a self-starter who has experience building relations with world-class international and domestic corporate, foundation, government, multilateral, and high-net worth individuals as donors and sponsors; designing, successfully negotiating, closing, and managing sponsor packages of $100,000-$1million+; relevant contacts in corporations, foundations, multilateral organizations, and governments that can be utilized immediately; working in a complex, multilayered environment with multiple stakeholders; and executing large-scale (500+ person) international events. Job #16912-Q 12/21/18

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.