DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI COMMUNICATIONS, Sloan School of Management-Office of External Relations (OER), to assume oversight of communications across Sloan's OER. Will serve as the authority on voice, message, and design for all communications coming from OER and oversee the planning and timing across the various channels and from all units; manage a team of five, acting as mentor and change agent redirecting the group from service unit to central authority on communication projects; act as project and product manager for all OER communications; develop and execute a communications plan in support of OER strategy; develop a deep understanding of the school's alumni and leadership that will inform message, voice, and design; mentor staff and oversee organizational growth and change; manage outside vendors; and perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree, preferably in communications or related field; at least seven years' relevant professional experience, preferably in a creative agency, political communications, or higher education communication; management experience; understanding of tiered communications (alumni communications in the context of Sloan and MIT communications); project and product management experience; ability to manage change; proven strong leadership, facilitation, and coaching/mentoring skills; ability to read the crowd, own one's opinions, forge strong relationships up and down, and influence; communications industry experience from client or vender perspective; comfort managing a slight reorganization of responsibilities within a team; ability to plan and manage work to meet deadlines; excellent writing, editing, design, and verbal communication skills; experience with Photoshop/Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, InDesign, WordPress, HTML, and Microsoft Office; familiarity with social media platforms; and the desire to contribute to a positive, collaborative office culture. Job #15136-R
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