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Leadership Gifts Officer, International Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts

Now in its 101st year, Bentley University is known as one of the country’s leading business schools, combining business studies with liberal arts education. Located on a classic New England campus just nine miles outside Boston, Bentley aims to cultivate a generation of business leaders prepared for rapid change and innovation, globalization, and shifting demographics. More than 4,168 full time and 140 part time undergraduate students and 1,401 graduate and professional students from nearly 100 countries attend the school. Bentley’s graduate offerings include MBA, MS, combined MS/MBA, and PhD programs. In 2016, the university launched a campaign that focuses on improving residential, academic and athletic facilities across the campus.

The Opportunity

The Leadership Gifts Officer, International (LGO) position identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards leadership gift prospects and donors with a capacity to make gifts of at least $50,000 – $1 million, with a focus on constituents residing outside of the United States, including alumni, parents of current students and friends of Bentley. The LGO will have primary responsibility for growing a robust program of philanthropic engagement to maximize individual gifts for Bentley in largely untapped international markets, including Asia, Latin America and other regions to be determined. The position will require frequent travel and an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach to philanthropic engagement.

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