Policy and Communications Manager
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 MANAGER, Economics, to support market design and labor economics research as part of a growing team consisting of over eighteen academic affiliates who represent leading economic thinkers, ten full-time staff members, and a number of graduate researchers. The team works closely with leading academic, government, and nonprofit institutions across the country to address major societal issues in education, health care, and the workforce. Will ensure that all policy, fund-raising, and communications processes operate efficiently. Responsibilities will include developing—with the executive director--short- and long-term fund-raising, communications, and policy outreach strategies for the organization; and developing systems for stewardship, proposal development, policy engagement and impact, and external communications.
REQUIRED: a master’s degree in a related field; at least five years of administrative experience; a demonstrated track record of establishing successful systems for fund-raising, policy engagement, and communications; strong oral and written communication skills; working familiarity with platforms such as WordPress, MailChimp, and Twitter and with graphic design software such as Adobe Illustrator. Seek an experienced manager with a demonstrated track record of successful engagement with policymakers, donors, media, and external stakeholders who can effectively represent the organization both in person and in writing. Job #18841
This position is based in Cambridge, MA, with remote work required due to the COVID-19 crisis.
This is a one-year, term-limited appointment with the possibility of an extension.
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.
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