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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Leadership Giving Officer, Office of Leadership Giving (OLG) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Leadership Giving Officer, Office of Leadership Giving (OLG)

  • Job Number: 22306

  • Functional Area: Development/Fundraising

  • Department: Vice Pres for Resource Development

  • School Area: VP for Resource Development

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

SENIOR LEADERSHIP GIVING OFFICER, Resource Development-Office of Leadership Giving (OLG), to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward prospective donors who are capable of making gifts of $100,000 to $5M, and in some cases, beyond $5M. Will manage and build successful fundraising strategies for a mature portfolio, creating individualized solicitation plans leading to major gifts in support of MIT's fundraising priorities; and collaborate with Resource Development and Alumni Association staff, school-based fundraisers, senior Institute officers, faculty, alumni, volunteers, donors and members of the Corporation Development Committee.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; at least five years of direct fund-raising experience; demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the benefactors and prospects of the Institute and a proven track record of closing major gifts; a proven record of accomplishment in a position requiring independent planning and efficient utilization of time and resources; and familiarity with business travel. Seek individuals with well-proven human relations, interpersonal, and communication skills who can establish effective working relationships with colleagues, faculty, and volunteers. PREFERRED: advanced degree; familiarity with the business markets within the assigned territory; and experience in a higher education organization. Job #22306-11Must be willing to travel approximately 30% of the time.This position will be hybrid, with a combination of on-campus and remote work.1/25/23