• Junior Front-End Web Developer, Online Marketing

    Location US-MA-Brookline
    Job Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Job ID
    full time
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.



    The Development Officer, Online Marketing builds fundraising websites on our Blackbaud web platforms and produces emails. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Online Marketing and carries a portfolio of business units, consulting with them on website and email marketing strategies to help reach and exceed fundraising, participation, and philanthropic goals.


    Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication. 


    Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.



    • Manage and maintain an online marketing portfolio of Business Units for the Division of Development. Responsibilities include:
      • Advising on web and email marketing strategies with the goal of improving key performance metrics.
      • Managing of front-end web development.
      • Updating and maintaining website content.
      • Building and maintaining websites via a content management system (CMS).
      • Building, testing and scheduling email campaigns.
      • Assisting with reporting and providing analysis on program metrics as needed.
      • Developing, implementing and maintaining website and email content optimizations based on best practices and current marketing strategies.
    • Develop web graphics and slideshows for online and email-based marketing initiatives.
    • Develop online surveys as needed.
    • Uphold branding guidelines and web-content standards set for the Jimmy Fund.
    • Stay up-to-date with and implement online marketing best practices. Help educate Division of Development on best practices


    Reports to Assistant Director, Online Marketing. There is no supervisory responsibility for this position. This individual will work with a variety of individuals throughout the Institute, but the position is primarily self-governing.



    • At least 3 years’ experience developing and implementing successful web and email strategies.
    • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, web content management systems, and email marketing platforms.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet all deadlines and provide quality client service.
    • Bachelor’s degree required.



    • Excellent coding skills are required.
    • Strong understanding of CSS and Responsive Design techniques are required.
    • Strong knowledge of email marketing strategies, testing and reporting. Strong understanding of email personalization and segmentation strategies.
    • Strong knowledge of website development and production, including experience with front-end web development and web content management systems.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Familiarity with social media platforms, especially web and email integration with social media functionality.
    • Passionate about online marketing and keeps up-to-date with latest tools, trends and strategies.
    • Non-profit experience is a plus.
    • Experience with or knowledge of online CRM software. Blackbaud or Convio is preferred.





    Workstation in typical office setting. A quiet workspace will be provided. Works on deadline.



    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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