Communications Administrator

Massachusetts, United States
27 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Communications
Department: Office of Engineering Outreach Programs
School Area: Engineering
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

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 ADMINISTRATOROffice of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP), to contribute to communications strategies and implement communications/marketing activities. Will collaborate with others in OEOP to build awareness of its programs and impacts, stimulate interest and engagement in its programs, and help generate financial support for its activities; create and disseminate content in long- and short-form (written and multimedia) throughout MIT and to a local and national audience; lead and execute a redesign of as well as maintain and update the OEOP website; develop content for and manage social media sites; manage and update contacts database; create and design program- and event-related print materials; design, write, and disseminate OEOP newsletter; support the writing of annual fund-raising appeals and other donor-related and stewardship materials; coordinate with the MIT communications offices and primary MIT channels to promote OEOP stories; and identify external channels for sharing OEOP stories. Multimedia projects include conducting/coordinating photographing/filming of current programs, editing photos/video, and curating content from OEOP’s historical archives.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED at least four years’ communications/marketing/related experience; strong written communication skills, including knowledge of AP style; experience gathering and compiling information from a variety of sources; deep familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, non-linear video editing software, and Microsoft Office; ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects in an evolving environment; proficiency with a range of communications platforms, including web, email, social media and print; and an interest or experience in science and engineering education.  Bachelor’s degree in communications, photojournalism, broadcast journalism, film, media, visual arts or related field preferred; as is familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Ability to shoot professional photography and video on location a plus.  Job #16981


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