COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, Corporate Relations/Industrial Liaison Program (ILP), to assist the director of communication in the creation, proofing, archiving, and deployment of ILP and Startup Exchange (STEX) communications products, including e-newsletters, website, email campaigns, as well as various collateral, including conference/workshop programs, bios and signage, brochures, and other marketing materials. Will update content on ILP and STEX websites, assist in enhancing the ILP and STEX social media presence, assist video shoots, help coordinate editing and posting of video, and assist with event production for STEX and ILP. Responsibilities include updating weekly mailing lists, performing layouts, and circulating weekly mailings; posting stories to News section of the website and the homepage carousel; auditing MIT faculty, startup, technology, and industry partner interviews as needed; coordinating with the communications specialist on pushing updated news through social media channels, submitting weekly news to MIT campus news, and uploading news videos to the ILP YouTube channel; updating CMS on both STEX and ILP websites to keep content fresh and relevant; and supporting the conferences and events manager and the ILO conference organizer with various administrative tasks including proofing conference booklets and day-of-registration support.
REQUIRED: a minimum of three years' communications, marketing, or related experience; fluency in social media platforms; experience in publications or communications field; knowledge of current publishing technologies; experience with the Web and other electronic media; proactive approach to responsibilities; excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills; ability to work in a team-oriented group; and experience with or willingness to learn Photoshop, InDesign and PowerPoint. Job #15122-5
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