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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Arts Communications Digital Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Arts Communications Digital Administrator

  • Job Number: 20127

  • Functional Area: Communications

  • Department: Office of the Arts

  • School Area: Associate Provost for the Arts

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

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ARTS COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL ADMINISTRATOR, Office of the Arts, to promote the Arts at MIT by creating and sharing digital content, with primary responsibility for social media and digital asset management. Responsibilities include creating succinct and engaging content for use on social media platforms, newsletters, and the website; researching, collecting, and posting content; engaging with digital audiences to grow followers and develop online communities; maintaining, monitoring, and optimizing social media platforms and any related marketing strategies; gathering and analyzing performance metrics; staying knowledgeable about current trends in social media and digital marketing; creating digital assets for social media and newsletters; uploading, tagging, organizing, captioning, and archiving images/videos on the Arts at MIT YouTube channel and Flickr; assisting the web administrator with content updates; acting as the point person for the Arts at MIT for social media; and performing other tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: B.A./B.S. in a creative arts or communications discipline; three years’ digital communications experience; willingness and ability to keep up with current social media trends and best practices, new software platforms, and web analytics; initiative; ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities and meet deadlines; ability to work as an independent contributor and as a member of a team within a culturally diverse community; flexibility; collaborative approach to innovation, problem-solving, and working across organizational boundaries with technical and nontechnical staff and faculty; and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have technical mastery of Twitter; Facebook; Instagram; YouTube; Soundcloud; Hootsuite; Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and InDesign; and WordPress and the ability to learn other software as needed. PREFERRED: experience with Adobe Premiere, digital photography, and/or videography. Job #20127-7 The application deadline is October 30, 2021. 9/7/21