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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Editorial Director of Events in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Editorial Director of Events

  • Job Number:

19225

  • Functional Area:

Publishing

  • Department:

Technology Review

  • School Area:

Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review

  • Employment Type:

Full-Time

  • Employment Category:

Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available:

No

  • Schedule:

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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.

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR OF EVENTS, MIT Technology Review (TR), to ensure that TR’s events reflect the quality, content, and ambition of its editorial coverage. Will report directly to the editor-in-chief and occupy a high-level strategic and bridging role, being a senior member of editorial but working closely with the events team. Will lead in the conception, planning, programming, and messaging of events as well as hosting and moderating at them. Will not be responsible for event logistics or booking speakers, but will use expertise and network to help source and attract prominent speakers and act as one of the most prominent editorial faces on stage, as emcee, anchor or moderator. The person in this role will do for an event what a features editor would do for an in-depth feature article, making sure that each one is a compelling, coherent, and rewarding storytelling experience, well presented and correctly pitched at its target audience. A full job description is available in the "work with us" section of the TR websit at https://www.technologyreview.com/about/.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; at least seven years of journalism experience; accomplished public speaking, conference moderator, and hosting skills; and demonstrated knowledge of the technology events landscape. Job #19225-111/15/21

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