Accelerate Assistant

Employer

Provost's Office

2013-2014 Academic Year

Address

2nd Floor/Innovation Space, Willson Hall



Purpose of Jobs, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Update existing space and marketing materials, and create new ones as applicable, e.g. Magazine, newsletter. 
  • Advise and support teams entering the program to think outside the box, be creative, stay engaged, innovate, work together and succeed.
  • Help efforts for recruitment of students into Accelerate using many platforms, including but not limited to digital, in person, and traditional.
  • Nurture our social media outlets and keep website updated, establish digital communication, write articles for news outlets and collaborate with WIRE.
  • Be available to host workshops/events.
  • Attend events in the innovation/entrepreneurship scene in Boston to build connections and promote Accelerate.
  • Participates as an active member of the overall Accelerate team, generally contributing to the well-being and evangelization of the organization.

Qualifications

  • Qualified applicants will be pursuing an undergraduate degree;
  • Familiarity with and demonstrated interest for entrepreneurship and innovation within the Wentworth and Boston community is essential;
  • Strong interest and willingness to immerse oneself into the Boston startup ecosystem;
  • Outgoing and passionate networker;
  • Confident presenter;
  • Knowledge of social media, website design, project management
  • Qualified applicants must have excellent team skills; must be able to understand and synthesize the thoughts of others, must be able to work in a fast-paced, continually adapting work environment, must have good attention to detail; must be experienced with computer based work, work well independently, must be self-starters and a very fast learners;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the capacity for developing and maintaining strong relationships across a university management structure and in the outside community.

Supervisor and Contact Information

Monique Fuchs
fuchsm@wit.edu
617-989-4513

Federal Work-Study, Leopard Work Program, or both

Federal Work-Study/WIT Work

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