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Modern Language Association of America | New York, NY
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Salary is commensurate with experience. The MLA provides generous vacation and sick time, flexible work hours, a 403(b) retirement plan, and individual health and dental plans with no shared premium cost.

The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks a full-time communications assistant to work on communications, social media, and content marketing tasks for the MLA’s wide range of outreach and advocacy projects.

Reporting to the MLA’s director of outreach, the communications assistant will support the development of communications strategies, write Web and e-mail copy, oversee Web site updates, and manage journal submissions.

 Responsibilities

 ·          Works with communications and outreach staff members to develop effective communications strategies

·          Coordinates with other MLA offices to update and organize content on the MLA Web site

·          Writes copy for MLA online properties and e-mail communications

·          Researches and aggregates third-party content for social media and Web sites

·          Conducts image searches and edits images in Photoshop

·          Manages submissions to the MLA’s online journal Profession

·          Provides support for MLA webinars

·          Works with the head of communications to evaluate, refine, and update Web pages, informed by Google Analytics and other metrics

 

Qualifications

 ·          Undergraduate degree, preferably in a humanities discipline (some graduate work in a humanities field desirable)

·          Excellent communication, organizational, and research skills

·          Experience with Microsoft OfficeWordPress, and social media platforms such as FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn

·          Experience with Google Analytics desirable

·          Experience with Photoshop or InDesign desirable 

The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks a full-time communications assistant to work on communications, social media, and content marketing tasks for the MLA’s wide range of outreach and advocacy projects.

Reporting to the MLA’s…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

The MLA provides generous vacation and sick time, flexible work hours, a 403(b) retirement plan, and individual health and dental plans with no shared premium cost. 

The MLA provides generous vacation and sick time, flexible work hours, a 403(b) retirement plan, and individual health and dental plans with no shared premium cost. 

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Location

85 Broad St., suite 500, New York, NY 10004

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