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Communications Assistant (remote)

Company: Human Services Research Institute
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho We AreHSRI is a nonprofit, mission-driven organization with a 40-year track record of facilitating complex systems change. The data systems we develop give stakeholders the insights they need to assess and address disparities in human services, healthcare, and well-being, and to help produce meaningful outcomes across populations. We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. This position can be remote or located at our Cambridge, Massachusetts office, which is accessible by public transportation. What We're Looking ForWe're seeking a communications professional with the breadth and experience to help us build an award-winning Comms Department. As a partner to the Director of Communications, you will support implementation of internal and external communications strategy, maintain digital properties, keep our stakeholders informed, and liaise with teams across the organization to polish reports and presentations. All this requires a creative mind, a storyteller's heart, a project manager's attention to detail, and a deep love of our mission to transform health through data. Responsibilities

  • Infuse organizational values and mission into all communications products and channels
  • Ensure materials reflect the diverse ideas and focus areas we serve
  • Enhance internal communications products, including teamwide newsletters and an internal resource library
  • Streamline and beautify communications assets, including templates, presentations, reports, and corporate collateral
  • Help support teams to develop more creative, data-driven communications solutions
  • Grow email communications program
  • Maintain digital properties (currently, primarily a Squarespace-based website) Minimum Qualifications
    • A four-year college degree or equivalent experience
      • A commitment to excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement
      • A lens of equity and inclusion in all your work and behavior
      • Experience in copywriting, proofreading, and editing
      • Ability to multitask and prioritize Bonus Skills
        • Canva proficiency
        • Squarespace proficiency
        • Experience in public health, social science, and/or human services
          • Remediation of documents for Sect508 compliance Hours: Full-time, Monday–Friday, 40 hours per week How to Apply:Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume/CV through HSRI's Career Center. You can also copy/paste the URL into your browser: Materials can also be mailed to: Attention: Human Resources Human Services Research Institute 2336 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 02140 No phone calls, please. Additional Information HSRI offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: • Health • Dental • Short- and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • 403(b) Retirement Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Education Assistance Program Pay is commensurate with skills and experience. For more information on HSRI, please visit

Keywords: Human Services Research Institute, Cambridge , Communications Assistant (remote), Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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