HBX Marketing Assistant

Job Description

Our Marketing/Communications team has an immediate opening for temporary, part-time assistance with outreach efforts and social media campaigns. We are looking for someone who can commit to working with the group February through May.

HBX is Harvard Business School’s vision of business education reimagined for the digital age.  We support the HBS mission by creating unique online learning programs that bring business education to life in a more accessible way.  While product development is ongoing, our unique offerings currently include: HBX CORe, a credential program designed to teach the fundamentals of business and a variety of shorter certificate programs. HBX certificate programs focus on one essential business area and are intended to showcase the ideas and expertise of HBS faculty.  All HBX products are delivered through distinctive means, including 1) our online platform that offers self-paced learning experiences grounded in interactive, real-world problem solving, and 2) HBX Live, a one-of-a-kind virtual classroom that allows global participants to interact in real-time with one another and a faculty member much as they would in a traditional HBS case classroom.

Time Commitment: would involve 10-15 hours/week on-site at HBX office (175 North Harvard Street in Allston).

Compensation: To Be Discussed (will depend on experience)

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Assistance monitoring social media channels and scheduling of social media posts;
  • Project work focused on the creation of HBX marketing content (i.e. compiling testimonials, email campaigns, identifying potential partnership opportunities and advertising channels);
  • Ideating and drafting of blog content;
  • Assist in the development of contact lists for the university relations and sales teams;
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Interest in Marketing/Communications;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Familiarity with various social media channels (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter).


You must be authorized to work in the US as Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter (preferably as one document in PDF format) to hbxjobs@hbs.edu. You can also contact Chiro Sen (csen@hbs.edu) if interested.