Giving Initiatives Program Strategist, Annual Giving
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA
GIVING INITIATIVES PROGRAM STRATEGIST, ANNUAL GIVING, Alumni Association (AA), to drive the strategic direction and planning for the MIT 24-Hour Challenge, Giving Tuesday, and other fundraising initiatives, including affinity groups. Will set the plan for the successful execution of deliverables for giving initiatives; lead regular meetings of key stakeholders and report on progress and results; serve as a lead point of contact on developing strategy, working with others on the Annual Giving and AA Strategic Communications and Marketing team (SCM) and with external vendors; and collaborate closely with other partners within the Alumni Association and across campus on planning and implementing giving days. Will also oversee and manage relationships with forty-plus campus partners and coordinate and oversee digital platform execution, data tracking, and reporting.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least three years of administrative, operations, and/or project/program management experience, preferably in a nonprofit fundraising environment; fundraising event management experience; meticulous attention to detail, deadlines, and quality; excellent relationship-building, communication, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; discretion and excellent judgment with confidential information; and proficiency with computers and standard applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Zoom, and PowerPoint). Must be able to work proactively, anticipate problems, and quickly and independently resolve unforeseen situations; utilize data to problem solve; multitask, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines without compromising quality in a demanding and high-volume work environment; manage relationships diplomatically; and work both independently and collaboratively. PREFERRED: experience with Ellucian Advance Web or other enterprise fundraising system and with volunteer management portal systems. Job #23099-8
Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed and to travel on occasion.
This is a hybrid position with a combination of on-campus and remote work.
Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.
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