Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Senior Manager, Content and Communications

The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) at MIT seeks a senior manager of content and communications to use expertise in the design, development, and dissemination of content to reach educators and decision-makers across the world. Responsibilities include collaborating on setting content strategy and executing key elements; creating new content; designing content creation schedule and aligning with events/opportunities; participating in website relaunch; developing annual reports and outreach materials; brand management; overseeing the development of presentation materials and other integrated communications resources; designing and running communications campaigns; managing the communications budget; determining objectives and success metrics; developing methods for collecting feedback; overseeing and supporting events design; and other duties as assigned.

A full job description is available here.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Four years’ experience overseeing communications and content creation functions
  • Experience managing staff and engagements with external partners/agencies
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Google suite, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite,
  • Canva or other tools for graphical design, MailChimp or other newsletter tools, and communication and collaboration tools/platforms (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, WordPress, etc.)
  • Knowledge of web, video, and audio platforms
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new communications technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to collaborate effectively with a range of people at all levels and represent J-WEL to outside parties and media
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent organizational, proofreading, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple requests simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Journalism, content marketing, or other professional communications writing experience
  • Proficiency with Salesforce or similar CRM or databases
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and web content management and analytic tools (Drupal, WordPress, Google Analytics)
  • Familiarity with financial, administrative, and operational approaches in higher education

Must be able to work occasional evenings and early mornings for special events.

Interested candidates may apply online at Please reference job number 22325.

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