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.
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ASSOCIATE, SOLVE INNOVATION FUND, Solve, to play a critical role in fund-raising, investor relations, due diligence, and portfolio management. Responsibilities include collaborating on developing and executing a fund-raising strategy to build a pipeline of philanthropic donors; building and maintaining relationships with prospective funders and potential donors; managing post-investment portfolio reporting; working across functions to generate thought leadership in support of marketing and investor relations; supporting ongoing donor relations efforts and the coordination and organization for Solve Innovation Future related events; conducting due diligence on Solver team pipeline for investment committee review, including financial analysis, business model review, risk assessment, and impact diagnostics; managing ongoing market research to make recommendations for future investment opportunities; supporting existing Solve Innovation Future portfolio with strategic and growth efforts; understanding the financial and non-financial needs of Solver teams and supporting partnerships between solvers and Solve members and partners to advance the growth of selected solutions and measure the impact of Solve’s work. Solve is an MIT initiative with a mission to solve world challenges and serve as a marketplace for social impact innovation. The Solve Innovation Future is a philanthropic venture investment vehicle dedicated to investing in Solver teams.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ experience, preferably in consulting or investing; experience managing high level investors and stakeholders; excellent organizational skills; flexibility; and ability to prioritize and plan work in an efficient manner to meet deadlines, work independently in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, take initiative, and anticipate needs. PREFERRED: experience in social and/or environmental impact organizations and experience with fund-raising and/or enterprise sales. Job #19926-10