Communications & Administration Specialist

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
12 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 4959/H1117

Job Description

Plan and coordinate events, execute external communications plans, and provide administrative support for a grant-funded global R&D partnership for antibiotics (CARB-X). Plan and coordinate outreach events, meetings, and educational programming. Contribute to content creation and design for global communications, including website, power points, data visualization and social media/press release materials. Coordinate the execution of communication plans. Provide administrative support to the CARB-X team. Act as the primary administrative point of contact for CARB-X including support for consultants and sub-award recipients with administrative and budget processes. This is a full-time, 35 hour per week position, grant funded for up to four years, located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in communications or related field preferred. Requires three to five years in an administrative setting with responsibilities in communications and event planning. Must have strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and exceptional attention to detail required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. Exposure to graphic design software (Canva) preferred. Must be able to work independently based on broad direction.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular