Communications and Events Specialist

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
25 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
23 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

An incubator in an academic setting, located on the Charles River Campus of Boston University, the Hariri institute for Computing is a fast-paced environment where creativity, flexibility, and collaboration are essential. The Institute seeks an energized, creative, and open-minded communications and events professional to join its highly agile core administration. Working with Institute faculty leadership and Director of Communications for BU Research, the Communications and Events Specialist at the Institute executes all tasks pertaining to communications and events. Essential functions include upholding BU Marketing and Communications and branding guidelines for website updates, digital presence (including social media), creation of collateral materials, promotional content, and event logistics. The Communications and Events Specialist will also oversee 1-2 student interns.

Required Skills

Experience with or strong desire to learn WordPress; demonstrated proficiency with graphic design, video editing, and web development applications (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop). Preferred qualifications: experience interacting with faculty; experience working in a technical environment. Writing and/ or collateral samples will be requested from finalists.

Bachelor's degree required.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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