Director, Editorial and Creative Services

Massachusetts, United States
17 Oct 2018
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17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

DIRECTOR OF EDITORIAL AND CREATIVE SERVICESSloan School of Management, to be responsible for the development and implementation of materials and services in the area of marketing and communications for the MIT Sloan Office of External Relations.  Will direct the efforts of the editorial and design staff and manage the strategic, tactical, and analytical levels with the other functions of the department; lead a team which includes a writer/editor, graphic designer, and digital media manager; act as the creative liaison with project teams, with the responsibility for aligning creative/messaging strategies and communicating all aspects of the editorial and creative needs; create, implement, and measure the success of comprehensive marketing and communications programs across print, video, social media, and the website that will enhance MIT Sloan’s image, meet stated objectives, and advance its position with Alumni, donors, and overall marketplace; facilitate internal and external communications; utilize data and analytics to create strategy and use that information to drive improvement; and oversee and project manage the design of multiple alumni publications each year.  

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least seven years’ progressive responsibility in communications and/or marketing; bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a related field; ability to work with a diverse group of students, colleagues, and community members; ability to synthesize information from technical and non-technical disciplines and then identify meaningful story angles for the appropriate internal and/or external audience; and in-depth understanding of audience-based communication, strategic planning, photography/video, online media, and graphic design.  

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin

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