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MIT's Resource Development and The Alumni Association
Cambridge, MA, United States (hybrid)
16 days ago
MIT's Resource Development and The Alumni Association
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (hybrid)
16 days ago


LEADERSHIP GIVING OFFICER (LGO), NEW YORK.Resource Development, to qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospective donors who are capable of making gifts of $100,000 to $5 million, and in some cases, beyond $5 million.  Will manage and build successful fundraising strategies for a portfolio focused on 2.0-4.0 rated prospects and some 1.0 rated prospects in a major market, and possibly micro-market, by creating individualized solicitation plans leading to major gifts in support of MIT's fundraising priorities.  Will 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.  

REQUIRED:  bachelor's degree; at least three years’ related experience (e.g., direct fundraising, relationship management, or direct sales); ability to deal effectively with MIT’s benefactors and prospects; proven record of accomplishment in a position requiring independent planning and efficient utilization of time and resources; excellent interpersonal skills, specifically emotional intelligence and the ability to engage and build relationships with colleagues, faculty, leadership, staff, alumni, volunteers, donors, alumni, advisors, and others; ability to collaborate as part of a team in a service-oriented environment; excellent communication (written, verbal, listening, presentation) skills, including demonstrable ability to write persuasively; strong planning and organizational skills; discretion with confidential information; ability to manage several projects simultaneously in a complex fast-paced environment; attention to accuracy, quality, detail and time sensitivity; proven record of accomplishment in a position requiring independent planning, creative problem solving, and the efficient utilization of time and resources; and support for MIT’s Advancement’s commitment to and diversity, equity, and inclusion.  PREFERRED:  familiarity with the business markets within the territory.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66236495
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Company Name For Job: MIT's Resource Development and The Alumni Association
  • Position Title: Leadership Giving Officer, New York
  • Job Function: Advancement Management,
    Annual Fund & Giving,
    Major Gifts
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: Management

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