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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Annual Giving Officer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Annual Giving Officer

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Resource Development/Fundraising

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MIT Sloan Office of External Relations

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Sloan School of Management

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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.

ANNUAL GIVING OFFICER, Sloan School of Management (2 openings), to outline and execute on best fund-raising practices that prioritize donor retention. Will manage a portfolio of 200-250 $1,000+ annual fund donors and successfully complete 120 prospect meetings per year; maintain strong communications links with gift officers to ensure a coordinated approach, complete contact reports and deliver timely and effective follow-up to prospects, and work collaboratively to maintain a strong stewardship strategy for portfolio donors; create and manage strategy for retention of donors leveraging giving days, year-end solicitations, texting, and the XV Society (celebrates loyal donors); consult with the director of annual giving to set a target for number of solicitations per year, with the goal of achieving a progressive annual revenue target as the portfolio is cultivated; staff high profile alumni events, including Reunion Weekend; serve as an active team member of a team and be willing to be flexible and take on new projects as they arise; and play an active role in the Office of External Relations community. A full job description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ relevant experience; diplomacy, discretion, good judgment, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills in interactions with high-profile individuals; and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a part of a team. Seek someone who has an appreciation for fund-raising as long-term relationship building and is interest in working for MIT Sloan’s mission. Job #19209-7

Must be willing to work from home until further notice, with the possibility of remaining remote; and to travel domestically when travel is approved. 1/11/21