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Director, Custom Content and Sponsored Advertising
Job Number: 14539
Functional Area: Other
Department: Technology Review
School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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DIRECTOR, CUSTOM CONTENT AND SPONSORED ADVERTISING, Technology Review, to direct and create the custom editorial, sponsored content, and advertising projects for across a wide array of media types, utilizing expertise and contacts in the creative, business, and technology communities.  Will conceptualize and create--with sales team and clients--world-class original custom content produced across a variety of dynamic media types (branded micro-sites, online articles, research reports/surveys, video, white papers, infographics, interactive content collections, print advertorials, live events) to create extraordinarily engaging experiences for ad partners; build client relationships, participate in client meetings and calls, and work with the sales team and leadership on concepts and language for custom work proposals; oversee content production from concept development through product delivery; develop and manage a network of freelance writers, copy editors, researchers, videographers, and designers; and work with the design and product development teams to ensure that projects are compelling across all platforms.  May write, edit, and copy-edit other noneditorial materials.

REQUIRED: B.A./B.S. in journalism, science, technology, business, or related area;  at least seven years’ traditional and rich-media content creation experience in the fields of science, business, or technology; deep understanding of how technology affects business; demonstrated excellence producing a variety of editorial products on tight deadlines; ability to conceptualize, write, and edit stories that will satisfy a demanding, intelligent, technology-savvy and highly literate audience; strong time management skills; and ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects with tight timelines while crafting new proposals, often on short notice.  Experience with custom publishing, marketing, research and/or advertising a plus; as is ability to oversee a growing focus on research and survey development.  Job #14539-Q


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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