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.
RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER , D-Lab , to identify, monitor, and research funding opportunities and prospects for MIT D-Lab. Will work with leadership and program staff to develop funding proposals in line with MIT D-Lab's strategic priorities, lead the writing and submission of grant proposals, work with staff to assure that all reporting requirements are completed, and represent and pitch MIT D-Lab to prospective institutional donors.
D-Lab is an interdisciplinary program that is committed to using its technological and educational resources to improve the lives of the three billion people who live on less than $3 a day. Through academic offerings, research projects, and fieldwork, D-Lab pursues low-cost and locally sustainable solutions in agriculture, water and sanitation, health, energy, and education.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in a related field, e.g.., international relations, public policy, international business, etc.; at least five years' experience in business development, proposal development, partnership management, and/or program management; demonstrated success securing foundation, corporate, and government grants; ability to set priorities, organize workload, manage competing demands, meet deadlines, and set and follow through on goals; ability to build a collective, collaborative vision for a project or program across diverse or new teams; an established network in the international development community or a proven record of being able to create one; excellent oral, written, and visual communications skills; ability to engage and tailor communication to a wide range of audiences; and experience using customer relationship management software to track donors, establish goals, and generate reports. Seek someone who understands and has an affinity for D-Lab's mission and values and a commitment to applying those values in all aspects of the position. Experience in a nonprofit or education environment preferred. Advanced degree a plus. Job #17027-P
Internal Number: 17027
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