The Senior Writer is a member of the Donor Relations team within the Division of Development & the Jimmy Fund and works collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the Division and Institute to research and write donor materials on behalf of Dana-Farber’s President and CEO. The Senior Writer’s portfolio includes writing formal remarks, speaking points, or speeches; correspondence, acknowledgement letters, and other documents that serve to acknowledge, recognize, steward, and cultivate Dana-Farber’s generous donor base and prospects.
The Senior Writer embodies Dana-Farber’s core values—impact, excellence, compassion and respect, and discovery every day. This position adds value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute, and fosters an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.
The Senior Writer is responsible for assisting the entire department with reaching financial goals.
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.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Research and draft donor- and fundraising-related materials for the President and CEO, including speaking points and remarks for donor events, acknowledgements, condolence, congratulatory, and other correspondence in email, letter, or note form, prepared responses to panel questions for donor events, program book letters, and more;
Review and edit all donor- and fundraising-related materials prepared for the President and CEO, including those prepared by colleagues within the Division, to ensure they:
Reflect the voice and priorities of the President and CEO;
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Office located in typical office setting. Some early-morning, evening, and weekend work required. Local travel may be required. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes may be required. Works collaboratively with staff from Development and Jimmy Fund, Communications Department, and Office of the President.
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.