Policy and Communications Associate

Massachusetts, United States
01 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 2020
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.

POLICY AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATEAbdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), to develop digital communications for research and policy related to governance, crime and violence, education, and climate change, among other topics. This will include creating new digital web features to better communicate J-PAL’s work, developing email marketing campaigns for communication of research results and policy guidance, and producing digital content including videos and data visualizations. Will work closely with the Senior Digital Communications Associate and report to the policy and communications manager. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree; two years of relevant work experience; comfort learning computer applications; detail-orientation; strong writing and strategic thinking skills; self-motivation; and ability to handle multiple projects at once with little supervision, effectively manage time, meet deadlines, and work in teams. Seek someone with an interest in pursuing a career in communications for nonprofits/public policy, as demonstrated by coursework and previous positions or internships. 

PREFERRED coursework in digital marketing, web development, and/or economics; and experience with web content entry (Drupal), HTML/CSS, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Google Analytics, and/or new media.  Job #18734  

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.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.