Careers at Cummings

Senior 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 examples of our 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

Job qualifications:

  • 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.

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 $320 million to date to greater Boston nonprofits. Learn more a

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