Cambridge, MA

Event Planning Administrative Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Position Overview

EVENT PLANNING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Sloan School of Management-Office of External Relations, to support the work of the development events team and campaign development in achieving team and department goals.  Will assist with administrative elements of development events such as communicating with donors; processing registrations; preparing event materials, nametags, attendee lists, confidential briefing materials, etc.; providing data and reporting support; assisting with the management of budgets and overall tracking; managing event processes; providing administrative support for the campaign development team, including calendar and meeting scheduling, interacting with faculty and department stakeholders, domestic and international travel scheduling, and the creation and editing of written materials.  Will report to the director of development events.

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Job Requirements
REQUIRED:  high school diploma or its equivalent; at least three years of administrative, office, or related experience; comfort working as part of a collaborative team and ability to interact effectively with others; proficiency with standard PC applications, e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint; strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational, customer service, presentation, and written communication skills; ability to set goals and priorities in a fast-paced and demanding environment; self-motivation and initiative; and precise attention to accuracy and detail.
PREFERRED: experience working with donors, senior staff, and administration.

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