The Office of Development is seeking a Writer/Editor to join their dynamic team.
The Writer/Editor will play a key role in writing recruitment, fundraising, stewardship, and impact communications for the Development office with a focus on MSKs Fundraising Events: Cycle for Survival, Freds Team, and Kids Walk for MSK Kids. This is an exciting time to join our team, which is rapidly innovating and expanding our communications strategy. The writer/editor will work with multiple stakeholders to communicate meaningful messages, mainly through email and website content.
***Please include cover letter, resume, and writing samples in one PDF***
Craft marketing messages for multiple audiencesranging from small groups to 300,000+ peopleincluding event participants, donors, and potential donors
Be involved at every stage of the philanthropy experience: cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation to reach recruitment and fundraising goals.
Write and edit marketing and digital communicationsoften mass communications email copythat informs audiences about the events, motivates them to give or raise money, and differentiates MSK as the world leader in cancer care and research.
Align on strategy, content calendar, and deliverables with a growing team.
Actively engage in all aspects of the writing process with close attention to detailincludingresearch, writing, and editing.
Translate complex information into clear, easy-to-understand copy.
A talented writer/editor who can pivot effectively between different programs, projects, voices, and channels without losing track of accuracy or goalsand should be as comfortable filling a blank page as editing someone elses draft.
Detail-oriented and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously with enthusiasm and efficiency.
Collaborative in the true sense of the wordinterested in learning from colleagues, working together to ensure the best outcome possible, and someone who takes significant pride in individual success, as well as the success of the team.
Innovative and curious about digital content best practices.
Able to write effectively under tight deadlines and comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
An organized team player whos always excited to pitch in and help when needed.
A Bachelors degree and a minimum of 3 years related work experience in marketing communications and email copywriting.
Proven experience tailoring content for different platforms and audiences.
Strong emotional intelligence, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
Past experience at a nonprofit, fundraising event, or academic medical center is a plus.
A basic understanding of scientific and medical concepts, and the ability to translate complex concepts into clear and compelling lay language. #LI-POST
Internal Number: 2019-34458
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.