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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CLASS GIVING , Alumni Association , to encourage philanthropy from MIT undergraduate alumni through a class-based fund-raising program. Will be responsible for developing the strategy for two-three reunion campaigns and leveraging best volunteer management practices; setting stretch goals to increase support and participation; recruiting and training committee members on-campus, regionally, and through online calls; monitoring progress, providing analysis, and helping determine priorities in partnership with volunteer leaders; soliciting for annual leadership gifts as appropriate; coordinating with leadership gift and major gift colleagues on a comprehensive approach to reunion giving; and supporting class fund-raising agents in non-reunion classes.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least three years of relevant experience; experience working with and managing volunteers; ability to recruit, motivate, and train volunteers; experience setting and implementing strategy, including establishing and meeting goals and priorities; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues, alumni, and other constituents; strong planning, organizational, and written and oral communication skills; initiative; attention to detail; strong presentation skills, including the ability to effectively develop and deliver training sessions for a wide variety of audiences; sound judgment with confidential information; the ability to work independently yet contribute to a collaborative environment and handle diversified tasks concurrently while meeting deadlines; and experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. PREFERRED : experience in nonprofit fund-raising environments and experience with Tableau, Ellucian Advance Web or other enterprise fund-raising system, and volunteer management portal systems. Job #19946-7
Must be willing and able to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends.
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