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.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR , Center for International Studies-Security Studies Program (SSP) , to be responsible for developing and coordinating online content for the Security Studies Program. Will manage and develop SSP's social media and online presence; contribute to and implement online communications and marketing strategies with input from SSP's leadership; gather information from faculty, students, alumni, and staff to highlight on SSP platforms, including websites, newsletters, and news articles; synthesize and summarize a broad spectrum of news and research; write, edit, and produce communications and promotional materials; collaborate with communications' staff to ensure that online strategies complement and enhance the center's goals; assist faculty, staff, and students with social media; assist with planning, organizing, and implementing special projects and events; conduct analysis, benchmarking, and reporting; and coordinate outreach activities for alumni.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in a related field; at least three years of communications experience; experience writing, researching, and conducting interviews for communications vehicles that range from press releases and magazine stories to blogposts and social media; excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills; meticulous attention to detail; proficiency with modern publishing and web-based communication methods/tools; experience managing a website using a content management system; experience managing social media channels (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube); and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign and Photoshop. Must be able to manage and meet multiple deadlines; work collaboratively and independently; copyedit for grammar, spelling, accuracy, format, and tone; and translate complex concepts/projects into clear, compelling materials suitable for a general audience. PREFERRED : experience within a college/university setting; experience with design, photography, and/or video/television production; and MIT experience. Job #19754-7
A cover letter is required. Writing samples will be requested in advance of an interview.
Internal Number: 19754
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