Writer and Editor

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Ref
16553
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

WRITER/EDITORSloan School of Management, to be responsible for creative content writing and edition in print and web, editing and sourcing, project management, and direct mail solicitations. Will work on multiple projects across several disciplines at the same time.  Responsibilities include writing for Sloan’s alumni magazine, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, emails, social media, blogs, and other publications for Sloan’s Office of Alumni Relations; independently researching content, selecting sources for interviews, and proofreading all content to ensure tone and voice are consistent; managing projects and ensuring deliverables and deadlines are met within budget; and writing, testing, optimizing, and analyzing direct mail.  

A full job description is available at http://web.mit.edu/sloan-hr/jobs/WriterEditorOER.pdf.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least three years’ experience writing and editing in a professional setting; a bachelor’s degree in communications, English, journalism, or related field; ability to work on deadline in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects; versatility as a writer; excellent written and oral communication skills; and project management experience.  Must be able to communicate effectively using various styles and media; build positive relationships with a wide variety of individuals and stakeholders; work independently; and use sound judgment in decision making, including setting and managing priorities and meeting competing deadlines. 

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.