The MITRE Corporation Innovation Communications in Bedford, Massachusetts

JobTitle Innovation Communications

Job Highlights MITRE is seeking a part time candidate who will serve as a Communications and Engagement Partner for Innovation Bridging activities in Boston. This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned communicator with strong project management and planning skills and proven ability to plan, execute, measure and improve external partnerships in the Innovation Community.

Why Should I Consider MITRE?

Working at MITRE at http://www.mitre.org/careers/working-at-mitre

Key Functions

• Consult and work with senior management, analyze their needs, provide recommendations, and develop external events that will achieve stated goals

• Ensure a high level of quality and consistency in communications planning, project scheduling and project execution

• Conduct appropriate assessment of the innovation landscape within Boston to identify and recommend opportunities for engagement

• Support existing and ongoing MITRE engagements at MA Innovation Bridge, MassChallenge, and MassRobotics, as well as other innovation venue

• Analyze and document effectiveness of events, create design patterns for others in the company to replicate

• Coordinate closely with Corporate Communications, Legal Office, Technology Transition Office to ensure communication products and events are consistent and compliant with our MITRE brand.

Location MA: Bedford Campus

Required Skills:

• Proficiency in developing business relationships and executing engagement events

• Proficiency in developing communications solutions that align to business goals

• Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

• Proven success navigating complex, sensitive issues with poise and decorum

• Outstanding project-management experience, including creating schedules, tracking tasks and hours, and ensuring that projects remain on schedule and on budget

• Politically savvy, able to maintain composure and clarity of thought and purpose when confronted with stressful situations

• Strong results-orientation and demonstrated ability to manage communications plans from concept through execution

• Strong consulting skills; demonstrated ability to work with executive and senior management to analyze problems, recommend appropriate communication solutions and facilitate more informed decisions

• Ability to manage indirect teams, vendors, and customers from multiple locations

• Ability to monitor best practices and deliver new, imaginative engagement solutions

• Demonstrated engagement with the Innovation Community

• One or more of the preferred qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

• Strong leadership, team building and collaboration skills

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work in a dynamic environment and respond to changing schedules and priorities while successfully managing multiple projects

• Experience with STEM programs

Minimum Education/ Experience BS and 3 years related experience.

Travel Statement *This position will require overnight travel up to 10 % of the time as well as some local travel.

Clearance Not Required

Clearance Statement

Security Clearance is not required for this initial assignment. However for future opportunities a government security investigation may be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided No

Career Level Experienced

Professional Area Communications

Req ID 29520BR