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MIT Careers: Assistant Director, Communications and Marketing, Global Programs

  • Job Number: 20867
  • Functional Area: Communications
  • Department: MIT Sloan Office of Global Programs

School Area: Sloan School of ManagementEmployment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds, like yours. If you’re motivated, want to be part of a unique, multicultural, collaborative, and inclusive community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

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 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATONS AND MARKETING, GLOBAL PROGRAMSSloan School of Management, to write, edit, and develop creative content and collateral for internal and external audiences, including formatting and editing presentations for meetings and events and developing content for print and digital communications and campaigns across multimedia.  Will handle strategic planning for and implement routine and non-routine activities publications, social media, newsletters, advertising campaigns, annual reports, websites, and other outreach activities; identify and organize projects and events, including logistics and materials; manage copyright requirements, including requesting and obtaining appropriate permissions; interact with vendors (e.g., agencies, graphic artists, film production) to produce content and ensure that deadlines are met; research and recommend areas to explore in developing original content; track budget for programs/projects; compile data and metrics for input into measuring campaign performance; provide recommendations on new standards, technologies, and trends in online communities; and focus on creating specific program and GP-wide branding, marketing, and messaging. 

A full job description is available at https://web.mit.edu/sloan-hr/jobs/GPAssistantDirCommunications.pdf.  

Job Requirements
REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree; at least three years of communications experience; proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, etc.; photography and videography skills; interest and experience in education, economic development, entrepreneurship, international business environments, and/or public policy and infrastructure investment; strong project management and leadership skills, including scoping and managing complex projects, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, motivating teams, and managing budgets; ability to manage and collaborate across teams; excellent presentation skills; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and video proficiency; and experience and comfort with domestic and international travel. PREFERRED: master’s degree, university-based global communications experience, and familiarity with MIT Sloan and MIT education offerings.  Job #20867-7