ADMINISTRATIVE/DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT II, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory (PILM), to provide direct, advanced-level administrative and communications support to the director of development. Will handle administrative duties that include coordinating meeting/travel arrangements (including all expense reimbursements), gift/pledge follow-up mailings, drafting high-level correspondence and briefings, proposal and task pipeline maintenance, filing, research, event support, and technical and logistical support. Will also be responsible for writing supportive marketing/communications materials and most information technology tasks and functions in support of the director and assist with other projects and duties as requested. The work will involve collaborating with other development associates and fund-raising staff within MIT's schools, Alumni Association, and central Resource Development offices in addition to scientific and administrative staff within MIT's Building 46.
REQUIRED: at least three years of relevant experience, i.e., development, communications, customer relations, or administrative; proven track record of excellent written and oral English communications skills; excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to function autonomously at the discretion of the director; discretion and good judgment with confidential materials; and proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with Adobe Creative Suite 10, iCalendar, and FileMaker Pro a plus. A bachelor's degree and strong project/time management skills preferred. Familiarity with MIT systems (Atlas, Concur, Advance) a plus. Experience in a higher-education, fund-raising, or nonprofit setting highly desirable.
Please apply with both a cover letter and a resume.
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