Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
NEWS WRITER, Sloan School of Management, to help launch a new, editorial-driven website, Ideas Made to Matter , and serve as an important member of the social media team. The beats include corporate functions and systems and leadership. Specific tasks include reporting, editing, and writing news articles; developing expert sources; contributing to an editorial calendar; conducting traffic and audience analysis to inform future work; developing and posting content on social media networks; and collaborating on photography and design ideas.
The position is ideal for a skilled news writer who finds surprising insights in academic research, has an eye for exciting new startups and technologies, and brings global business leaders knowledge they need to build and manage innovative companies. Will work in Cambridge's Kendall Square, one of the most innovative neighborhoods in the country.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: a minimum of three years' experience writing for a business, science, or technology publication; comfort writing about corporate functions and systems, leadership, and other business topics; experience writing for web audiences and with social media distribution in mind; experience packaging news for digital consumption; strong writing, editing, and copyediting skills; careful attention to detail; knowledge of Associated Press style; familiarity with content management systems; solid editorial judgment and a commitment to accuracy and engaging, meaningful content; and an understanding of design and photography best practices and tools and of analytics and tools for measuring impact and reach of content. Job #15718-O
Internal Number: 15718
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