Special Projects Coordinator for Industry Relations and Major Initiatives

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Oct 7, 2021

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Special Projects Coordinator for Industry Relations and Major Initiatives

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, MA


The MIT Center for Real Estate (CRE) is known for its world-renowned graduate degree program, serves as a research center that includes four world-class research labs, and is a hub and network of thought-leadership for its Industry Partners Program.

CRE seeks a special projects coordinator for industry relations and major initiatives to handle diverse duties and function as both an individual contributor and key member of a dynamic, team-oriented group of faculty, staff, and researchers in an entrepreneurial start-up environment.



  • Coordinate high-profile activities, events, and initiatives associated with the Industry Partnership Program and major initiatives
  • Maintain excellent client service/relationships with industry partners
  • Support the day-to-day operations, processes, and systems needed to cultivate and maintain ongoing reporting and relationship management for major initiatives, multimillion-dollar collaborations, and major unrestricted gifts supporting the center’s education, research, and industry outreach missions
  • Manage alumni/donor relations

A full description is available at https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:e8883d09-2d47-45cb-8b4d-0e9805374d19


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years’ related experience
  • Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and best practices of industry relations and major donor-funded initiatives
  • Advanced-level proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, website content management software (e.g., WordPress, Drupal), and CRM databases (e.g., Salesforce, FileMaker Pro)
  • Willingness to learn additional software
  • Excellent customer service, writing, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Experience managing and executing high-profile events
  • Good judgment and discretion with confidential issues
  • Initiative and accountability
  • Ability to collaborate effectively as part of a team, participate on formal/informal working groups, and build relationships across MIT and with external constituents to effectively facilitate the center’s cultivation and fund-raising goals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a global environment
  • Bilingualism


Interested candidates may apply online at https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please reference job number 20073.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on nondiscrimination can be found at https://policies.mit.edu/policies-procedures/90-relations-and-responsibilities-within-mit-community/92-nondiscrimination.
















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