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Officer, Learning Community

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Location: Cambridge, MA

Solve is seeking an OFFICER, LEARNING COMMUNITY, to work on Solve’s Learning pillar.  Will play a key role in developing, growing, and engaging the Solve community; handle the recruitment of and relations with leaders from private, public, and nonprofit organizations whose expertise/interests align with the Learning pillar; and support the design of new Solve Challenges and manage existing ones, program events, and support early-stage innovators--Solver teams--through facilitated funding, mentorship, and partnership brokering. Responsibilities include researching and recruiting private/public/nonprofit/academic leaders; managing relations with leaders to engage them with Solve and its community; working with other Solve teams on planning and executing physical and virtual events; sourcing potential sponsors and partners to develop customized partnerships with Solve; taking part in the facilitation of human-centered design thinking workshops and other Solve activities; promoting new/existing Solve Challenges across the Solve Community and extensive networks for targeted outreach to find the most promising Solver teams; maintaining customer relations management databases; managing interns and volunteers; converting leads and prospects to paying Solve members; building and managing relations with Solver teams from selection through challenge completion; brokering partnerships between Solver teams and Solve Community leaders. Solve is an initiative of MIT with a mission to solve world challenges. 

Job Requirements REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least two years’ experience, including some in fund-raising, relationship management, or nonprofit business development; project management training/experience; desire to work in a hands-on, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; strong organizational and prioritization skills; flexibility; and ability to work independently, take initiative, anticipate needs, and handle multiple projects simultaneously.  PREFERRED:  experience or education in the field of learning, education technology, or related field.  

MIT Solve is committed to inclusion and diversity to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more diverse our team is, the better we can achieve our mission of solving world challenges.

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.

To apply: Please visit, reference #18932-7. No phone calls or recruiters, please.

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