COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, Technology Licensing Office (TLO), to oversee TLO's communications and marketing initiatives. This is a new position and the incumbent will be expected to create a communications strategy, establish a social media strategy, create and manage website content, provide event support, and deliver other strategic communications and marketing projects. Will work in close collaboration with the licensing team and with other communications staff around MIT to ensure TLO's effective participation in the campus's innovation ecosystem; collaborate with other public affairs, communications, and corporate development professionals at MIT to ensure consistent and professional messages about the work of the TLO and its mission; and supervise communications interns.
REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree (advanced degree or MBA preferred); at least three years of communications and marketing experience; experience developing marketing and communications materials, ideally for research-based technology; in-depth experience using a variety of communications tools, including MailChimp, YouTube, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Twitter, Hootsuite, Eventbrite, Drupal, and the Adobe suite; excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to interact with a range of people, including faculty, researchers, and business development and licensing professionals; exceptional organizational skills; attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; excellent problem-solving skills; strong interpersonal skills that reflect diplomacy and a collaborative approach to developing and maintaining effective working relationships; ability to work independently and exercise good judgment and discretion in the performance of all work assignments. Seek an individual with a passion for science and technology who is familiar and comfortable with technical/scientific language. Job #15220-P
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