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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS , Human Resources , to lead and implement an employee/internal communications strategy that promotes strategic priorities and advances HR brand awareness. Will report to and serve as an advisor to the vice president for human resources on communications strategy and planning; serve as a member of the HR leadership team and as liaison between leadership and the department; and work with HR management and staff in planning and implementing Institute-wide and local communications. Responsibilities include collaborating on the creation and implementation of an integrated strategic communications plan to advance awareness of HR services/programs/policies/procedures; advising and coordinating communications strategy in consultation with the VP; developing high-level messages for local and Institute-wide dissemination; representing the VP in various communication capacities; collaborating with communications colleagues across MIT; serving on various planning groups; and managing a small team of communications professionals.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; seven years' experience in communications, preferably organizational, employee, or internal communications; proactive, strategic, collaborative, and team-oriented approach to work; track record of managing and implementing a variety of key initiatives; excellent problem-solving, writing and editing, influencing, facilitation, operational, execution, and negotiation skills; experience writing on behalf of senior leaders and for various audiences; experience making technical information user-friendly; solid understanding of the communications process from creative concept through production and fulfillment; ability to manage up, down, and laterally; and knowledge of current social media practices and norms. Must have broad strategic communications and communications planning experience along with digital, social, and print communications experience. Seek a relationship builder who can supervise small teams and connect to individuals and groups within and outside the organization. Job #17802-11
Internal Number: 17802
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