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.
DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER , Priscilla King Gray Center for Public Service (PKG Center) , to lead and execute resource development and communications activities that engage students, donors, and internal and community stakeholders with the PKG Center, housed in the Office of the Vice Chancellor. Will report to the PKG Center's associate dean/director. Will deepen and implement strategic fund-raising for the PKG Center, which raises about half its budget annually, and lead the PKG Center's internal and external communications across multiple channels to support its mission.
The PKG Center taps and expands MIT students' unique skills and interests to prepare them to explore and address complex social and environmental challenges including health equity, using technology for social good, climate change, and racial justice. The center educates students to collaborate ethically and effectively with community partners to engage in meaningful public service, today and in their lives beyond MIT.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least two years' experience in resource development, including donor cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and volunteer management and/or marketing, communications, or related field (including content creation, digital communications, project management, and media relations); strong written and spoken communication skills; proven record of accomplishment in a position requiring sound project management, planning, and implementation skills; demonstrated record of securing gifts; ability to work, plan, and prioritize strategically; ability to work effectively with personnel at all levels across MIT, including Institute leadership and students; and discretion with confidential information. Seek a self-starter with an interest in public service and experience in mission-driven settings and/or higher education. PREFERRED : front-line fund-raising experience, preferably with either a nonprofit or higher education organization, and MIT experience. Job #19794-8
This position will consist of 70% resource development and 30% communications work.
A cover letter is required in order to be considered for this role.
Internal Number: 19794
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