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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Manager, Global Partnerships and Philanthropy in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Manager, Global Partnerships and Philanthropy

  • Job Number: 21457

  • Functional Area: Development/Fundraising

  • Department: SOLVE

  • School Area: Office of Provost

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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MANAGER, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS AND PHILANTHROPY, SOLVE, to serve a key role in driving significant revenue for Solve ( to realize its mission ( to solve world challenges and support social entrepreneurs and impact leaders in advancing their work. Will build and manage Solve’s pipeline of prospects (sponsors, corporate and foundation support, individuals, etc.) and donor opportunities and execute its overall fundraising strategy, including lead generation, prospect outreach, writing and tailoring proposals, solicitation, closing deals, managing relationships, stewarding, renewing, reporting, etc. Responsibilities include initiating and closing $100,000-$1million+ sponsorships, grants, gifts, and other funding; creating and implementing strategic fundraising plans and prospecting campaigns; building and managing a major gifts portfolio of 100-150 prospects; developing briefings and reports; organizing and/or representing Solve at conferences/workshops/events; researching, identifying, and preparing grant applications and partnership agreements; designing and managing outreach and relationship cataloging and reporting systems; strategizing and preparing for Solve’s first major campaign; and other duties as needed. Full job descriptions for Solve openings are available here ( .

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in business administration, fundraising, marketing, or related area; at least three years’ business development, fundraising, and partnership development experience, preferably for social impact and/or nonprofit organizations; record of and proven ability to effectively build relationships with world-class corporate, foundation, and individual donors/sponsors and to design and deliver sponsor packages and proposals of $100,000-$1m+; extensive contacts with relevant corporations/foundations/individuals that can be utilized immediately; excellent project management, organizational, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail; and ability to work independently, take initiative, anticipate needs, collaborate and build consensus, and manage multiple competing priorities. PREFERRED: experience with Hubspot, Salesforce, or other CRM. Job #21457-10Must be able to travel and work occasional nights and weekends.6/22/22