Event Content Producer

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
24 May 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2019
Ref
17495
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.
EVENT CONTENT PRODUCER, MIT Technology Review (TR), to support TR’s rapidly growing events business. These events and conferences are show productions of the highest quality, with content generated from one of the world’s most respected technology media companies. Will report to the director of event content and experiences and supplement TR’s increasing lineup of world-class conferences and custom client programs. Responsibilities will include working closely with the events, editorial, marketing, and sales teams to accelerate the growth of MIT Technology Review’s live event product offerings by helping to develop and implement new event topics and themes and ensuring that all existing conferences and events have appropriate, relevant, and compelling content for the market.
A full job description is available at https://www.technologyreview.com/careers/.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: B.A./B.S.; at least three years’ event programming experience, preferably within the technology space and including emerging technology; ability to program events that will satisfy a demanding, intelligent, technology-savvy, and highly literate audience; demonstrated understanding of the competitive event landscape; desire to consistently enhance events and bring new ideas, both strategic and executional; excellent writing, editing, project-management, and interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with a range of clients and stakeholders, including leaders in business, government, and academia; and proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Seek someone who has a deep understanding of how technology is affecting businesses and who is accustomed to working with and effectively managing the interests of multiple stakeholders on sensitive and deadline-driven projects. Graduate degree desirable. Job #17495-7
Occasional travel will be required.
This position is located in Cambridge, MA but remote candidates will be considered as well.
5/21/19