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.
EVENTS COORDINATOR , Resource Development , to plan, implement, and evaluate internal staff events as well as cultivation, recognition, and stewardship events for donors and prospective donors to the Institute. Will be responsible for developing strategic plans for both in-person and virtual events as well as the tactical and logistical details such as individual event budgets, collateral, venues, catering, audio visual, transportation, hotel room blocks, police details, etc. The position involves the management, from conceptualization through evaluation, of a wide variety of events from small intimate donor dinners to larger staff events. The work will involve interacting with senior officers, faculty, and major donors and prospects and collaborating with a wide range of Resource Development staff, vendors, and service providers.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : high school diploma or its equivalent; two years' relevant experience; meticulous attention to detail; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills; willingness to function as part of a cohesive team in a fast-paced and demanding environment; excellent command of language, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; and proficiency with computers (Macintosh preferred), especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Tables, and FileMaker. Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously with minimal supervision, develop and manage project timelines and budgets, work effectively under pressure, communicate effectively by telephone and in person, and lift weights of up to 40 pounds. PREFERRED : bachelor's degree, experience working in a fund-raising capacity within the nonprofit sector or higher education, experience supervising volunteers and vendors, a driver's license, and familiarity with MIT. Working conditions include remaining stationary for long periods of time and working in outdoor environments on occasion to support events. Job #19134-6
Must be able to work long hours, including some evenings and weekends, during peak periods before and during events. Some travel may also be required.
Internal Number: 19134
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