The mission of the Office of External Relations is to engage alumni, friends, and organizations with MIT Sloan and with each other in order to inspire investment of time, expertise, and financial support.
The mission of the Office of External Relations is to engage alumni, friends, and organizations with MIT Sloan and with each other in order to inspire The The MIT Sloan Office of External Relations is one of the offices of the MIT Management Sloan School, with the mission to engage alumni, friends, and organizations with MIT Sloan and with each other in order to inspire investment of time, expertise, and financial support.
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 http://web.mit.edu/sloan-hr/jobs/AGOOER.pdf
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.
Must be willing to work from home until further notice, with the possibility of remaining remote; and to travel domestically when travel is approved.
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