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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Curiosity Correspondent in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Curiosity Correspondent

  • Job Number: 23837

  • Functional Area: Communications

  • Department: Museum

  • School Area: Associate Provost for the Arts

  • Employment Type: Full-time (Hybrid)

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

  • Schedule: M-F, occasional evenings and travel

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    Job Description

CURIOSITY CORRESPONDENT, MIT Museum, to be an on-camera presence for the MIT Nord Anglia Collaboration in dozens of videos produced annually for an international audience of more than 70,000 K12 students in more than 85 schools around the world. Will create fun, lively video segments about MIT research, academics, culture, and special events. Will handle all aspects of video production, including topic selection, storyboarding and scriptwriting, shooting video using Sony equipment, conducting interviews with MIT scientists and students, accurately translating the complex science being discussed in a way that engages children and teens, editing videos using Adobe Premiere Pro, delivering the final product, and coordinating its release on several platforms; develop and maintain relationships with MIT faculty, staff, and students to stay informed on research, discoveries, and other STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) news for the benefit of Nord Anglia students and teachers; support logistics and operations for teacher and student trips and other big events; and perform other duties as requested.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent; two years’ related experience; record of producing video segments; and proficiency with Adobe Premiere Pro CC, MS Word, and a variety of social media platforms. PREFERRED: bachelor’s degree, preferably in a STEAM field; working knowledge of MIT; an education and/or science background; excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; self-motivation; flexibility; ability to adapt to change, work as a team player, and represent the MIT Museum; interest in science and the ability to communicate effectively with academic and industry-based scientists, community organizations, and global corporations; and experience traveling internationally and an appreciation of other cultures. Job #23837-6Should be able to work occasional evening and weekend hours and travel internationally.This position is not eligible for a fully remote work schedule. It is a term position with the expectation of renewal based upon funding. 3/18/24