Working with and reporting to the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Development Communications, the Director of Editorial Content is responsible for managing two areas: Comprehensive Capital Campaign Communications and all Editorial Content.
Seeking a candidate to start January 2019. For consideration, please submit a cover letter with the application.
Capital Campaign Communications
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 annual fundraising goals in excess of $240 million.
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:
Reports to Assistant Vice President, Development Communications. Supervises Senior Associate Director of Publications.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in English or related degree. Eight to ten years’ experience in writing, editing, and sourcing compelling content. Storyteller; science writing experience a plus; experience in an in-house setting desirable. Ability to produce quality work quickly.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Creative talent, superior writing and editing ability. Experience with content management systems preferred. Excellent management and communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a wide variety of faculty and staff are necessary. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to produce materials quickly and efficiently. Self-directed.
Office in typical office setting. Works on deadline. Some evening and weekend work required. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes may be required.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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