This position is considered remote, up to 1 day in the office at 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA each week. DFCI guidelines state that employees must reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island.
Research, write, and edit a variety of documents to support the needs of the Division of??Philanthropy??in raising more than $300??million annually.??Serve as account lead on several assigned??internal??teams. Develop marketing and advertising strategies, concepts, deliverables, and plans to help teams and their fundraising events and programs meet and exceed their revenue and participation goals.??Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial 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.??
Dana-Farber is pursuing an ambitious, multi-year fundraising effort to change the future of cancer research and care: The Dana-Farber Campaign. This $2 billion campaign is the largest in the Institute???s history and one of the largest ever in the U.S. focused solely on cancer. Philanthropy raised through The Dana-Farber Campaign will accelerate the Institute???s strategic priorities by supporting revolutionary science, extraordinary care, exceptional expertise, and essential opportunities???helping us prevent, treat, and Defy Cancer.
Resume and cover letter required with application submission.????
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:????
Develop marketing??strategies and plans that help internal teams and fundraising events reach target audiences, meet and exceed their revenue/participation goals, and attract new donors.
Serve as??Philanthropy??Communications??main??account contact with assigned internal team leaders??and staff, as well as physicians and donors: Carry out the strategic planning and analysis, concepting, and copywriting; and oversee creative execution and production for all marketing collateral from concept through completion.
Collaborate as a strategic partner with assigned??internal teams to ensure marketing tactics meet goals.
Collaborate with??Philanthropy??Communications??and??Digital??Marketing colleagues (graphic design, photography, and print and online production staff) to develop effective creative strategies and execute marketing projects on time and on budget.
Produce in-depth wrap-up reports, including detailed analysis that drives marketing recommendations for subsequent fiscal year.??
Research, write, and edit a variety of documents to support the needs of the Division of??Philanthropy. Specific writing and marketing assignments include, but are not limited to:
Articles for donor newsletters and publications that include??Impact,??Milestones and??other print and??online/email newsletters, adhering to AP style.??online/email newsletters (adhering to AP style).
Event copy, including invitations, program books, and other marketing needs.
Summaries of scientific research for lay donor and staff audiences.
Reports to Assistant Director,??Philanthropy??Communications. There is no supervisory responsibility for this position. This individual will work with a variety of individuals throughout the Institute, including prospect managers, internal Philanthropy contacts.??
At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.?? As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.?? Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:????
Bachelor's degree in English, marketing, or related field required. Three to five years of??copywriting and marketing experience in an agency, non-profit, or related industry required; experience in a??Philanthropy??setting preferred, particularly marketing for fundraising events or principal and major gifts experience.??
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:????
Also required are: Strong writing abilities, strong project management experience, excellent organizational skills, proficiency in interpersonal business communications, writing strategic marketing and advertising plans, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while providing quality service to multiple teams.??????
This position will evaluate current programs and create and execute approved plans to expand and diversify the donors and participants for the events assigned in order to broaden our donor base and create even more inclusive events. Experience with diverse donors is a plus.
Remote work flexibility (up to one day in the office each week).
DIVISION OF PHILANTHROPY INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, & EQUITY COMMITMENT STATEMENT:
We???re stronger together.
In the Division of Philanthropy, we believe in the power of different voices. We encourage authenticity and??diversity??of??every??individual??within our community. Our??collective voices ??? donors,??volunteers,??staff, and patients alike ??? allow us to work together towards a world without cancer. Committed to??being??a place of??inclusivity,??belonging,??and change, these are our core values.??
DFCI DISCLAIMER: 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.
DFCI offers a competitive benefits package including generous healthcare and retirement plans, at minimum 3-weeks??? vacation time in addition to 10 paid holidays, a flexible work environment, and work/life balance. We also provide an array of professional development opportunities.*
*All benefits subject to Institute changes
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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.
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 under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.