• Senior Development Assistant, Online Marketing

    Location US-MA-Brookline
    Job Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/26/2018 3:46 PM)
    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 Senior Development Assistant provides administrative support for the Assistant Vice President of Online Marketing and the Online Marketing team.


    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 all administrative functions, such as calendar management, meeting scheduling and agendas, vendor correspondence, phone coverage, etc for AVP of Online Marketing
    • Coordinate Online Marketing team meetings and yearly planning meeting
    • Coordinate all MasterCard reconciliations and purchase order (PO) requisitions
    • Create and update team budget reconciliation
    • Review and analyze email opt-out response data and compile into quarterly report
    • Develop online surveys as needed
    • Develop a working knowledge of resource software, including ClearView, PeopleSoft, and project management software
    • Review the Dana-Farber and Jimmy Fund e-mailbox twice daily; routing questions/requests accordingly; ensuring all questions/requests are answered promptly
    • Assist in the monitoring and community management of the Jimmy Fund social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
    • Assist in social media analytics and reporting. Help the Social Media Team optimize on trends happening online  
    • Assist in brainstorming sessions for social media campaigns centered around cancer awareness months and days
    • Create monthly email report and other reports as assigned
    • Serve as a key liaison with Human Resources for open Online Marketing positions, including routing/screening of resumes and coordination of interviews with candidates
    • Format documents (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) for presentation and distribution to senior staff
    • Register staff for conferences and membership in professional organizations and coordinate travel logistics and expenses
    • Organize and archive project files
    • Purchase all team-related resources and supplies
    • Conduct basic research to support new marketing initiatives
    • Create and maintain team organizational and information management systems
    • Other duties as assigned Reports to Assistant Vice President of Online Marketing. Independent decision-making on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with Institute donors, trustees, and senior staff and handling confidential information.


    Reports to Assistant Vice President of Online Marketing. Independent decision-making on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with Institute donors, trustees, and senior staff and handling confidential information.



    Associate degree and/or administrative training degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 1-2 years of administrative experience preferred, as is knowledge of marketing communications.



    Superior organizational skills and ability to manage a variety of projects are key. Directed, self-starting, and positive attitude are essential, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team with a variety of personalities. Solid computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office Suite products is necessary.






    Workstation located in typical office setting. Some overtime may be required.



    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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