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Boston University MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, Hariri Institute in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Working as part of the MOC Alliance and Hariri Institute administrative teams, the Marketing Communications Specialist is a shared position that will support the MOC Alliance and the overall Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering. This position will play a key role in further elevating both organizations national visibility. The Specialist will ensure that the MOC Alliance and Hariri Institutes digital presence reflects its core mission and values. They will work to maximize its digital footprint through email and newsletter curation, event and program marketing, and website optimization. This work involves interacting and partnering with a number of open source Communities, industry and academia partners. This position will report to the Hariri Institutes Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications, with additional direction from the MOC Alliance Managing Director.

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A cover letter is required for consideration. Please provide link(s) and/or attachment(s) to relevant graphics, websites, or other creative marketing communications examples.


Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience. Additional experience can substitute for educational qualifications. Excellent project management skills. Ability to balance multiple priorities and projects, and complete tasks on time within a fast-paced environment. Creative thinker with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Tech-savvy with knowledge of web publishing (WordPress), email (MailChimp), and graphic design platforms (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, etc.). HTML and/or CSS experience preferred.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site ( .

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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