Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
FUNDRAISING MANAGER , edX , to assume an autonomous role on a dynamic team working to expand the edX mission of providing access to education all over the world. Will create strong relationships with current and potential donors and other interested parties; partner with internal stakeholders to identify fund-raising opportunities with new and existing contacts; organize conferences, advisory boards, and other special events to cultivate prospective donors and acknowledge current major donors; and regularly reports on progress against goals and issues.
This is an ideal position for someone who enjoys leading high performance fund-raisers, relationship building, and promoting change in higher education.
REQUIRED : at least ten years' fund-raising experience; experience in face-to-face or venue fund-raising (or similar role); experience with and a proven record of setting, managing, and achieving fund-raiser goals for a nonprofit, charity, or university; ability to provide analytical insight such as reporting, budgeting, and forecasting to the CEO; experience managing changing campaigns and working in a fast-paced environment; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to adapt to different settings; a solutions-focused approach to work; ability and willingness to make cold calls and sell edX and its mission and to maintain and develop relationships with potential donors on a continuing basis; and experience with Excel, basic business accounting, and report building. Job #16279-R
Internal Number: 16279
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