Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Content Producer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

ASSOCIATE CONTENT PRODUCER, MIT Technology Review, to assist with the production, deployment, and maintenance of digital content and online media on MIT Technology Review’s website and social media properties. Will work in close collaboration with digital production staff, freelancers, editors, writers, designers, subject matter experts and department stakeholders to produce digital content in a variety of formats and for various platforms and audiences; and weigh in on trends in digital and social media and best practices. Responsibilities include performing daily online production and maintenance and ongoing website updates using a custom content management system (CMS); helping curate the daily homepage and other sections of the website; supporting production of online features and daily stories; troubleshooting and documenting layout or technical bugs on front and back ends of the website; helping manage production and editorial calendars; providing production support and assistance for audio and video; assisting on A/V field productions; helping log and transcribe digital media; and providing back-up for the social media editor as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: minimum of three years’ relevant experience including web content production and online media experience; strong creative, verbal and written communication, collaboration, and analytical skills; meticulous attention to detail; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment; self-direction; strong editorial judgment; demonstrable understanding of digital content production best practices; basic knowledge of HTML and CSS; and an interest in technology and journalism. Bachelor’s degree; video and audio production and editing experience; interest in rich media, social media, data, animation, scriptwriting, and interactive media; production experience in a newsroom or media company; and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Job #14877-5


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Job Number: 14877

Functional Area: Communications

Department: Technology Review

School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Non-Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No