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At the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) we believe everyone should enjoy a healthy environment and safe work.  

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Would you like to be part of a dynamic team of people committed to promoting healthier businesses and communities in Massachusetts and beyond? TURI is always happy to hear from professionals and students interested in opportunities to help us advance our vision. If you are interested in joining our team, please review the job postings below. If the positions listed are not an exact match for you, email us at [email protected] to introduce yourself and learn more.


TURI Communications Manager

The TURI Communications Manager will manage all TURI’s external communications, including overseeing the TURI website, social media, newsletters, video production, print publications, and press relations. The Communications Manager will also develop outreach content, align communications to TURI’s strategic plan, analyze communication effectiveness, and leverage relationships with audiences.

Position Overview:

TURI is seeking a creative, quick-on-their-feet communications specialist to help us in sharing the story of our groundbreaking work to protect human health and the environment. The person holding this position will have the opportunity to help TURI reimagine our outreach and engagement with external stakeholders. This position will work with key staff to identify and craft success stories in a compelling and inviting way, which appeal to a variety of audiences including businesses both small and large, the public-at-large, environmental advocates, worker representatives, governments and technical researchers. The successful candidate will develop and implement outreach strategies in alignment with our new strategic five-year plan, focused on developing solutions to protect people and the planet from toxic pollution.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage TURI's communication efforts by working with TURI leaders to determine external messaging, strategize methods, and distribute communications through various mediums
  • Ensure that communications align with TURI's strategic plan, including collaborating with cross-functional TURI teams
  • Plan and oversee the creation of outreach content
  • Improve communication impact by analyzing the effectiveness of communication strategies and tools
  • Coordinate TURI's communication efforts with stakeholders and the public by maintaining relationships with key groups and planning outreach events

This is a full-time, benefited position that will be part of TURI's hybrid work environment.

Visit this UMass Lowell job posting to apply for the TURI Communications Manager position today!


About TURI

TURI’s diverse and dynamic team of scientists, policy experts, engineers, and other professionals collaborate with businesses and researchers to develop innovative solutions to protect people and the environment from harmful substances. TURI encourages staff to use their creativity, knowledge, and entrepreneurial spirit to solve one of the most pressing public health challenges of today.  Learn more about TURI.

TURI is located in historic Lowell, Massachusetts – a gateway community with a rich history of manufacturing, worker rights, arts, culture and learning. The city boasts a diverse population and a spirit of intellectual engagement with the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Our beautiful offices and collaboration spaces in the historic Boott Mills are conveniently located just outside Lowell’s vibrant downtown area.