ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CLASS AND AFFINITY GIVING, Alumni Association, to manage a volunteer-based fund-raising campaign for an undergraduate major reunion class and one or more special affinity volunteer fund-raising campaign(s) (athletics, student groups, anniversary campaigns, etc.). Will be responsible for the daily volunteer management of one major reunion class, including management of those volunteers approaching their major reunion as well as daily volunteer management of affinity campaign volunteers; leverage best volunteer management practices with best fund-raising practices to motivate volunteers and lead successful campaigns that emphasize alumni participation at every level of giving; collaborate with staff across MIT offices to promote annual and capital giving opportunities among the alumni constituency, with an emphasis on leveraging special occasions like a major reunion to encourage donors to upgrade their support; handle volunteer recruitment, training, and leadership development of major reunion and affinity campaign volunteers; and solicit volunteers for annual leadership gifts as appropriate.
REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree; three years of relevant experience, preferably in a contemporary higher education fund-raising environment; experience managing volunteers; outstanding time management, communication, and organization skills; attention to detail; self-motivation; ability to work well both independently and cooperatively; proven success working as member of a team; tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity when dealing with highly confidential information; strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and familiarity with complex databases; and willingness to learn. Job #15271-O
Must be available for travel and evening and weekend work.
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