News Writer

MIT Sloan School of Management
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Competitive + strong benefits
Apr 23, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

Join MIT Sloan to write about leadership and corporate systems for Ideas Made to Matter, the editorial section of our redesigned website. We’re looking for a skilled reporter and writer who finds surprising insights in academic research, sees the big picture and future of new ideas and technologies, and brings global business leaders knowledge they need to build and manage innovative companies. You’ll do this in Cambridge’s Kendall Square, one of the most innovative neighborhoods in the country. Additionally, you will be an important member of our social media team. Specific tasks include reporting, editing, and writing news articles; developing expert sources; contributing to an editorial calendar; conducting traffic and audience analysis to inform future work; developing and posting content on social media networks; and collaborating on photography and design ideas.

REQUIRED: Minimum of three years’ experience writing about business, science, or technology in a news or editorial environment; Comfort writing about corporate functions and systems, leadership, and other business topics. Experience writing for web audiences and with social media and email distribution in mind; Experience packaging news for digital consumption; Strong writing, editing, and copyediting skills, with a careful attention to detail and knowledge of Associated Press style; Familiarity with content management systems; Solid editorial judgment, with a commitment to accuracy and engaging, meaningful content; Understanding of design and photography best practices and tools; Understanding of analytics and tools for measuring impact and reach of content.