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.
COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, LEGATUM CENTER , Sloan School of Management , to provide a creative yet consistent voice for the center through crafting and delivering original content such as blogs, podcasts, short form videos, articles, newsletters, website content, press releases, and high-level documents such as concept notes, fund-raising materials, reports, presentations, and speeches. Will also be fully responsible for all social media channels of the center. For some projects, will partner with the team in order to synthesize the team's ideas into relevant and compelling communication pieces; at other times, will work autonomously. The work will involve flexibility in writing styles. In other words, will need to be concise when drafting key take-away messages and talking points; inspiring when producing longer human-interest stories about students; and/or appealing yet precise when explaining fact-based data around the impact students are having in the world.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : B.A. or B.S. in English, communications, journalism, or a related field; at least one year of experience in marketing or communications required; excellent command of written and spoken English; strong editing skills; familiarity with a common style standard such as APA or MLA; at least one year of experience blogging online or performing its equivalent in a different medium; strong all-around social media skills; ability to juggle multiple assignments under deadlines, while also proposing new ideas and keeping pace with the ever-changing media/social media landscape. PREFERRED : a master's degree and case writing experience. Job #18384-6
This is a two-year term appointment with the possibility of extension.
Internal Number: 18384
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