The Biology Department at MIT is seeking a Communications Coordinator to assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of a communications plan for the department, with the goal of promoting visibility and community awareness. Will write, edit, and post short- and long-form content including information about departmental mission, biographical sketches, faculty/student/postdoc profiles, event summaries, funding priorities, proposals, newsletters, annual reports, etc.; distribute content using a variety of media (print, online, PowerPoint, social media, etc.); serve as a liaison with MIT’s news and media relations teams and with communications colleagues across the Institute; build relationships with faculty to create news pipelines ahead of publication; contribute to developing effective communications strategies; and organize the maintenance of the department’s website content and coordinate the work of contributors of web content and design.
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