Massachusetts Institute of Technology Content and Program Developer, Events in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description

CONTENT AND PROGRAM DEVELOPER, EVENTS, MIT Technology Review, to support the rapidly growing events business of MIT Technology Review, supplementing its lineup of world-class conferences and custom client programs. Will work closely with events, editorial, marketing, and sales to accelerate this growth; help develop and implement new event topics and themes; ensure that existing conferences and events have appropriate, relevant, and compelling content for the market; handle program development and speaker selection, develop and implement compelling custom event programs for clients, and conduct in-depth market research on conference topics and themes to ensure relevance and timeliness; assist in recruiting event advisory board(s); manage speakers for specific events including invitations, communications, content briefing and preparation, and run speaker and panel preparation call; write content abstracts and assist with marketing copy; and manage on-site conference organization.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a B.A./B.S.; a minimum of five years’ event programming experience, preferably within the technology space; deep understanding of how technology is affecting businesses; experience programming emerging technology events; superior writing, editing, communication, and project management skills; ability to program events for a demanding, intelligent, tech-savvy, and literate audience; knowledge of the competitive event landscape; a desire to enhance events and bring new ideas; and the ability to interact with and manage the interests of multiple stakeholders, including leaders in business, government, and academia. Must be deadline-driven. Job #14409-P

Occasional travel will be required.

1/20/17

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: 14409

Functional Area: Event Planning

Department: Technology Review

School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Category: Exempt

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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