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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Communications Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Communications Assistant

  • Job Number: 20126

  • Functional Area: Communications

  • Department: MIT Sloan Office of External Relations

  • School Area: Sloan School of Management

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Non-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.

    Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT, Sloan School of Management-Office of External Relations (OER), to collaborate as an important member of the communications team in the OER. The communications team is responsible for producing external communications about the school, including newsletters, direct mail, print publications, digital communications, event communications, and other items intended for MIT Sloan’s 24,000 living alumni. Responsibilities include aiding the team with composing, compiling, editing, and proofreading editorial content; interacting with internal and external constituencies; website and social media maintenance; calendar management; email building and sending; managing electronic files; project management support; collaborating across multiple areas office-wide projects; and reconciling expenses. A full job description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a high school diploma or its equivalent; at least three years’ communications, marketing, writing, design, or related experience; demonstrated ability to create new written content and design print materials; excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, editing, and proofreading skills; meticulous attention to detail and accuracy; and ability to prioritize and handle multiple and varied tasks, follow through on work, and meet deadlines. Job #20126-59/7/21