Communications Manager

Massachusetts, United States
19 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
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.

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, Dean for Student Life (DSL)-Housing and Residential Services (HRS), to be responsible for community outreach for HRS.  Will liaise with heads of house, student government leaders, and community members to address issues that may arise in their residential communities; organize and attend regular project meetings; develop and implement strategic marketing plans and supporting materials for graduate housing and MIT Dining that target appropriate audiences; collaborate with DSL and campus partners to plan, manage, and coordinate messaging for Institute events; curate an online library of relevant photos and videos depicting properties managed and maintained by HRS and MIT Dining for marketing and documentation purposes; increase positive exposure of HRS and MIT Dining across multiple media channels; develop executive-level reports, presentations, and internal communications content; and maintain HRS editorial and events calendar; manage with content matter experts information on sections of the DSL website dedicated to HRS and Dining.  Will allocate approximately 80% of work effort toward HRS and 20% toward MIT Dining.  

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred); at least three years’ progressive experience in organizational communications, community relations, and/or marketing; experience in higher education, hospitality, government, construction and/or other service industry; and the ability to collaborate and build relationships, contribute to a respectful and caring community, communicate with influence, focus on the customer, and proactively decisions proactively and decisively. Job #17726-8

Occasional night and weekend work will be required to support Institute events and meetings with residential communities.  

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.