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.
Serve as an Account Manager/Writer lead for our Principal & Major Gifts (PMG) team. Develop marketing strategies and materials to support the needs of the Division of Philanthropy in raising more than $300 million annually. This includes researching, writing, and editing a variety of marketing materials, such as major gift proposals, educational resources like one-pagers and pitch decks, digital collateral like videos and emails, and more. The Account Manager/Writer will also work on Division projects, as assigned, which could include creating materials and writing content for various publications. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching its 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 the Principal & Major Gifts team reach target audiences, meet and exceed their revenue goals, and attract new donors. Materials are both print and digital, and include major gift proposals, one-pagers, blog posts, videos, event collateral, and more.
Serve as Philanthropy Communications main account contact with assigned teams, directors, and staff, providing excellent client service.
Collaborate as a strategic partner with assigned teams to ensure marketing tactics meet goals, remain on budget, and are completed on time.
Oversee strategic planning and analysis, concepting, and creative execution of projects and provide the copywriting, editing, and proof-reading for all written materials and marketing collateral.
Provide organized and detailed project management for each project, start to finish.
Partner with Digital Marketing colleagues on website updates, email builds and sends, and social media plans.
Collaborate with Philanthropy Communications colleagues (graphic design, photography, and print production staff) to develop effective creative strategies.
Produce in-depth wrap-up reports, including detailed analysis that drives marketing recommendations for subsequent fiscal year.
Collaborate with appropriate team members to create guidelines, manuals, and templates, and enforce their usage to ensure efficient and consistent processes.
As assigned, research, write, and edit a variety of marketing communications materials 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, and other print and online/email newsletters (adhering to AP style);
Copywriting (print and online), brochures, collateral, website copy, email blasts, e-newsletters, etc.
Reports to Associate Director, Philanthropy Communications. There is no supervisory responsibility for this position. This individual will work with a variety of individuals throughout the Institute, including PMG personnel, prospect managers, team contacts and Directors, Institute leadership, faculty members, Dana-Farber Communications, and others as needed.??
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 principal and major gift solicitations, including proposal writing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Strong creativity, strong writing abilities, strong project management skills ??? including collateral production, strong proof-reading and editing skills, capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously while providing client service excellence to multiple teams.?? A full understanding of donor behaviors, marketing, advertising, and other creative professional experience.?? Also requires excellent organizational skills, proficiency in interpersonal business communications and listening skills and strategic marketing.
Mastery of Zoom, Microsoft technology including Outlook, Excel, Teams, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and related software programs is required.
This position will evaluate current programs and create and execute approved plans to expand and diversify the donors and participants for the events and activities assigned in order to broaden our donor base and create even more inclusive events and overall marketing. 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
We???re hiring! Learn more??about working in the Division of Philanthropy and view all open positions.
?? 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.