Development Assistant II, Office of Philanthropic Partnerships (OPP)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22756
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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT II, Resource Development, to work with minimal supervision in providing the Office of Philanthropic Partnerships (OPP) with high-level administrative support. Will provide complex administrative and logistical support for philanthropic advisors and perform a wide range of responsibilities that include calendar and travel management, complex itinerary and meeting preparation, expense processing, and documenting donor activity; collaborate with other OPP staff members and deal with multiple campus constituencies to coordinate and complete OPP projects and tasks; and be responsible for other administrative tasks related to building and maintaining a successful fundraising program to achieve OPP goals.
REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent; at least three years' administrative, office, or related experience, preferably providing administrative support and database management in a fundraising, higher education or other nonprofit setting; ability to take initiative, work proactively, and seek out ways to improve processes; flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to assess priorities, meet deadlines, follow up on, and manage a variety of complex activities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; discretion with confidential information; excellent organizational, decision-making, problem-solving, time-management, interpersonal, and customer service skills; ability to interact and work cooperatively with a variety of people and communicate with diplomacy; strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills; experience and high-level proficiency with FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook); familiarity with and/or ability to acquire proficiency with donor database management systems; meticulous attention to accuracy and detail; and ability to consistently exercise independent judgment in organizing and carrying out work and obtaining results. PREFERRED: bachelor's degree. Job #22756-5
This position will be hybrid, with a combination of on-campus and remote work.
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