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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Director of Communications and Marketing, Campus Dining in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Director of Communications and Marketing, Campus Dining

  • Job Number: 23799

  • Functional Area: Communications

  • Department: Dining

  • School Area: Dean for Student Life

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: M-F, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; weekends/evenings possible

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    Job Description

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING, CAMPUS DINING, Division of Student Life (DSL), to develop and implement engaging community outreach and strategic marketing communications plans that advance the goals of Campus Dining and, more broadly, DSL and the Office of the Chancellor. Will work with students, student governments, faculty-in-residence (aka, heads of house) and staff to enhance the on-campus dining experience through storytelling, information-sharing, issue resolution, and other strategic communications efforts; advance strategic projects; increase the campus community’s awareness of changes to dining operations; provide creative and innovative direction on the development and implementation of a strategic communication plan for the department; and collaborate on the content, design, production, and maintenance of marketing and communications documents, website, social media, and community relations. MIT’s dining system ( , with approximately 3,000 student meal plan participants, is an integral part of a students’ MIT experience that contributes to their sense of belonging and academic success. A full description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least seven years’ progressively responsible experience in organizational communications, community relations, constituent services, or services marketing in higher education, hospitality, government, or other service industry; ability to work in a diverse community environment and on project teams; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong computer skills (particularly Microsoft Office) and familiarity with creative media content development processes (e.g., print production, website development, digital media production, website content management, social media management); demonstrated success facilitating group discussions; and ability to present information and recommendations effectively. PREFERRED: master’s degree, graphic design experience with Adobe Creative Suite, and photography and video experience. Job #23799-9 Salary range: low-$90s to mid-$110s, depending on relevant experienceThis position has a hybrid work schedule, with mostly on-campus work. The exact hybrid schedule to be determined according to departmental needs and the manager’s discretion. Only candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered for the position. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check. 3/6/24