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Plays a leadership role in developing, executing and managing the overall strategy for campaign communications at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). This position interacts closely with campaign leadership and frontline fundraising staff to plan and create campaign communications materials and essential campaign messaging targeted towards individual donors and the WCM community - including website content, social media, newsletters, donor solicitations and proposals - and to ensure that campaign messaging is targeted and infused throughout all fundraising communications.
Essential responsibilities include editing and writing articles, remarks, proposals and reports for different audiences and vehicles and to highlight notable philanthropic gifts to WCM.
Develops a strategic plan for an expanded suite of campaign communications. Devises a vision, plan and schedule for all campaign communications publications (print and electronic) emanating from External Affairs (EA).
Oversees the project management of all campaign communications materials with detailed production calendars, strict deadlines, and a tracked process for managing approvals.
Works closely with campaign leadership and frontline fundraisers in developing campaign content strategy and overseeing the production of a suite of campaign collateral that includes a case statement, proposals, brochures, and print and e-newsletters.
Works with designers, printers, and vendors to maintain an established visual identity for all campaign communications and marketing materials, and manages vendor projects and relationships.
Recruits and hires consultants and freelance writers as needed to maintain the production volume of campaign communications content. Assists with developing and monitoring the budget for production of materials.
Oversees campaign website and manages and edits all digital content for campaign initiatives. Works with WCM ITS, the Manager of Digital Content, Director of Digital Strategy, and EA marketing staff to develop and brand all digital and online materials.
Responsible for ensuring that campaign messaging is consistent throughout all channels and collaborates with the EA media relations, editorial and social media teams on all announcements and promotional efforts.
Monitors and identifies editorial content relevant to donors and the Capital Campaign (i.e., grants and research publications).
Attends special events to assist EA colleagues as needed and to report on the events for Campaign publications.
Manages, edits and writes remarks for the Dean and other senior administrators, board members, and VIPs to deliver at special campaign events, milestone celebrations, campaign committee meetings, and board meetings.
Partners with senior WCM administration, faculty, and departmental administrators to develop campaign strategies and messaging.
Supervises Editorial Specialist in the support of campaign communications efforts, including newsletters, websites, project management, meeting agendas and scheduling.
Collaborates with the Manager of Development Communications to manage the deployment of the Development Communications Associates and the Production Specialist for a variety of campaign communications projects.
Approximately 8 years of experience in communications, journalism, or development.
Experience in non-profit management environment, or an appropriate related business where marketing and communications skills are directly applicable is highly desired. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
Excellent written and oral communications skills essential, including the ability to interpret and make accessible medical and technical language for a general audience.
Exceptional organization and project management skills, with the ability to plan effectively, meet all deadlines, and coordinate others' involvement within a dynamic and fast-paced setting.
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Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians and scientists in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists - faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization - are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Behavioral Health Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
Weill Cornell Medicine is a global healthcare leader known for the world-class patient care, cutting-edge research and top-ranked education. Every day, the employees of Weill Cornell Medicine improve lives across the city and around the globe. They help patients stay well, and our benefits and programs aim to help our employees and their families stay well by supporting their physical, financial, and professional health.