Communications Administrator

Massachusetts, United States
19 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

COMMUNICATIONS ADMINISTRATORCorporate Relations/Industrial Liaison Program (ILP), to perform a variety of communications duties. Will propose and develop story ideas for the ILP Insider; interview MIT faculty, startup, technology, and industry partner subjects; share session photos and approximate story release dates with subjects; finalize editorial calendar; compose ILP member collaboration profiles and circulate for approval; coordinate video production and edit video; proof, format, and headline written stories for website; format photos for website, CMS, and direct mail; update “News” section of the website and homepage carousel; follow up with subjects on their active media materials; update mailing lists; layout, edit, proof, and circulate weekly mailings; push updated news through social media channels; submit weekly news to MIT campus news; upload news videos to ILP iTunes U and YouTube channels; explore web, social media, and direct mail analytics; provide editorial consulting and support to the director of communications on all marketing materials; provide advice on using web and social media resources; evaluate requests for media access at events; support colleagues in collecting, editing, and formatting speaker abstracts and bios; provide editorial and proofing support for conference booklets; and provide day-of support and social media coverage for conferences.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or journalism; at least five years of communications experience; strong organizational and written and oral communication skills; experience working in team settings; and familiarity with HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, and a variety of social media platforms and management systems. Some combination of editing, marketing, and print production experience is preferred. Experience in an academic or nonprofit environment would be a plus. 

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.