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Assistant Director, Gift Planning  « Position Deleted on 7/26/2013 »

Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Cambridge, MA
Category:
  • Admin - Development and Fundraising
Posted: 07/01/2013
Type: Full Time
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs
Job Number: 10083
Functional Area: Resource Development
Department: Vice Pres for Resource Development
Location: Cambridge, MA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt

Job Description:

Previous MIT job requisition number: mit-00009266.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, GIFT PLANNING, Resource Development, to identify, cultivate, solicit prospects and steward planned giving and bequest donors. Will manage a portfolio of prospects in an assigned geographical territory; monitor and develop tracking reports for bequests; partner with major gift and school development officers to increase awareness of planned gift vehicles and secure new planned gifts; work with alumni, friends, and parents to develop relationships leading to commitments for life income gifts and bequests; work closely with the Office of Communications to create and implement a comprehensive marketing and outreach program to identify new bequest and life income donors; review, update, and systemize donor relations and stewardship activities for planned giving donors; and create planned giving and estate planning events nationwide for planned giving prospects. Will report to the head of Gift Planning.

Job Requirements:

a bachelor's degree (advanced degree desirable); at least three years of experience in development, preferably in planned giving; experience in prospect identification, relationship building, and soliciting and securing gifts; familiarity with gift planning vehicles; outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as a strong team player; self-motivation; ability to work effectively with donors, advisors, volunteers, and fellow staff; detail- and goal-orientation; and strong computer skills using different systems. MIT-00009266-P

Must be able to travel and work occasional evening and weekend hours.

refreshed 4/30/13
MIT is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, veteran status, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its employment policies and practices.