Senior Director of Major Gifts

Harvard Business School

Boston, Massachusetts

Since its inception in 1908, Harvard Business School stands out as a global leader in graduate business education and research and is consistently rated as one of the top business schools in the world. Offering full-time MBA programs, doctoral programs and many executive education programs, the highly selective Harvard Business School enrolls nearly 12,000 students, employs 230 faculty members and maintains an ever-expanding and loyal list of alumni from more than 160 countries. HBS owns Harvard Business School Publishing, a not-for-profit subsidiary that disseminates the work of HBS faculty through the publication of books, online management tools, case studies and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Managing Director of Development (MDD), the Senior Director of Major Gifts is a key member of the senior development team. S/He will collaborate closely with senior leaders in Operations/Pipeline Management, Donor Services, Development Administration, Class Giving, Annual and Leadership Giving and Planned Giving to develop and deliver on fundraising goals. In addition to leading a team of 10-11 frontline gift officers, the Senior Director of Major Gifts will lead by example by maintaining an active portfolio of approximately 75 prospects. This is an exceptional opportunity for an accomplished senior major gifts manager to join a world-class academic institution on the ground floor of an historic campaign.