Production Assistant

The MassINC Polling Group has an immediate need for a part time  Production Assistant to manage production tasks and help the MPG team meet our clients’ growing demands. Our clients include leading media outlets, foundations, businesses, and advocacy organizations across the country. In addition to client work, we also produce extensive public facing content for outlets including CNN, WBUR, CommonWealth Magazine, and others.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Production Assistant include producing The Horse Race podcast as well as administrative tasks, coordinating all scheduling for meetings, presentations, and pitches, maintaining the project schedule and updating the calendar, editing and proofing written products, and conducting background research.

Producing The Horse Race includes booking guests, contributing to segment ideas, recording sessions, editing, and posting.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Close attention to detail and ability to keep track of multiple complex tasks.
  2. Ability to work under pressure and be flexible to a changing environment.
  3. Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Strong writing and organizational skills.
  2. Knowledge of Massachusetts policy and politics.
  3. Familiarity with audio editing and production.

This is a part-time hourly position in our Beacon Hill office. This job will require approximately 12-15 hours a week

How to apply:

Interested and qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to info@massincpolling.com. Please include “Application forProduction Assistant” in the subject line of the e-mail.

The MassINC Polling Group is an equal opportunity employer.

CommonWealth reporter

Position Description

CommonWealth is seeking applicants for a reporting job to start later this year. The ideal candidate should have writing experience, knowledge of the political and policy climate in Massachusetts, and an ability to compose news stories and long-form journalism on deadline. CommonWealth is a nonprofit news site that is part of MassINC, a nonpartisan think tank. To apply for this reporting job, email your resume and cover letter to bmohl@massinc.org.

Research Intern - Summer 2019

Position Description

MassINC’s research program seeks interns to assist with a variety of projects. Undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates may apply. Applications from students working on theses or policy exercises related to MassINC’s current research are especially encouraged. The internship is unpaid. Candidates should have a strong interest in pursuing a career in public policy and some familiarity with MassINC’s core issues. Excellent writing skills are a must, as well as solid research skills, and a strong desire to learn.

Education/Experience:

Strong interest in public policy and politics is required. Must be able to work independently. This is a part-time internship – we ask for a commitment of 12-20 hours per week.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and your resume to amiddle@massinc.org.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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