Careers at Cummings

Communications Specialist


Advance your career and make a positive difference by applying your top-notch writing skills at a mission-driven organization.

Why You’ll Love This Job:

  • Respect: Good writing is highly admired and valued at this firm.
  • Variety: With interests in commercial real estate, philanthropy, and senior living, we always have a diverse mix of notable stories to share.
  • Development: Being part of a team of go-getters means plenty of opportunities to learn, grow professionally, and elevate your skills.
  • Comradery: Office Olympics, a Salem Harbor boat cruise, kickball, and a hot sauce eating competition are just a few of our recent off-hours activities.
  • Fulfillment: Feel rewarded knowing that your daily efforts contribute to one of New England’s largest philanthropies. Cummings awards $25 million annually to local nonprofits.

Job Responsibilities:

Strong and versatile writing skills are vital for this position, as responsibilities could include drafting and editing:

  • media releases and pitches
  • business correspondence
  • e-mail marketing pieces
  • social media content
  • blogs and web copy
  • internal memos
  • newsletters
  • ad copy

Why You’ll Love This Job:

  • Residency in the greater Woburn area and the ability to work on site at our Woburn headquarters on a full-time basis. This is not a remote-work position.
  • Strong writing skills, including the ability to adapt to different styles
  • The capacity to juggle a high volume of diverse writing projects
  • At least five years of professional writing experience
  • A solid grasp of the rules of grammar

**PR agencies and those looking only for freelance or contract work will not be considered.**

***Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for this position.***

Interested applicants are encouraged to email a tailored cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary expectations to Resumes not accompanied by a cover letter and writing sample will not be considered.


The Cummings organization is made up of Cummings Properties, one of the most stable commercial real estate firms in the country, and Cummings Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in New England. We are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a belief in teamwork. For more than 50 years, our firm has operated – and flourished – with a fast-paced, non-bureaucratic culture that emphasizes open communication, innovative thinking, and meticulous attention to detail.

About Cummings: One of the most financially stable commercial real estate firms in the country, Cummings Properties is driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, a belief in collaboration, and a dedication to giving back to the community. For more than 50 years, our firm has operated and thrived with a culture that emphasizes open communication and innovative thinking. Its philanthropic affiliate, Cummings Foundation, is one of the largest private foundations in New England and has awarded grants totaling more than $300 million to date to greater Boston nonprofits. Learn more at

In addition to unlimited career advancement and growth potential, we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Cummings Properties Employee Ownership Trust
  • Competitive salary and opportunities for bonuses
  • Paid holiday, vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Retirement savings plan with Company match
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Cummings Properties is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In the interest of the safety and health of our employees and clients, we have a zero-tolerance policy for the use of drugs prohibited by state or federal law. More information about the Cummings organization is available at and