The Donor Relations Writerworks collaboratively as a member of the Development & the Jimmy Fund team to help the division meet an annual goal of $150,000,000+. The Donor Relations Writer creates scientific narrative reports for VIP donor base consisting of individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
As a member of the writing team, research, write, and edit scientific narrative reports for distribution to top-tier donors and event managers;
Coordinate efforts with the Donor Relations team and appropriate prospect managers to produce, in a timely fashion, user-friendly reports on clinical, research, and program areas at DFCI;
Conduct interviews, draft, and edit reports for researchers, clinicians, and cancer care professionals;
Work closely with prospect managers to develop appropriate tone, content, and donor approach;
Interact with all DFCI divisions/departments.
Utilize the EMS narrative report module and other management tools and systems to house and utilize information for donor reports for the Institute;
Conduct interviews, research, and write stories for donor newsletter, Impact;
Play key role in the creation of unique program briefs, proposals, and marketing collateral for disease centers and Institute strategic initiatives for prospective donors as appropriate;
Assist in the creation of annual Institute and Division speaking points for use by prospect managers; create and share approved language on disease center or Institute initiative updates for use by Division;
Assist in the coordination of Physician-Researcher biographical sketches for use by Division;
Fulfill all other requests for donor relations writing assignments, as needed;
Assume other duties as necessary.
Bachelors degree in English or related field required. Three to five years experience in development and/or writing required. Superior written and editorial skills are required. Experience in science writing preferred. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while providing quality service to multiple development and program offices necessary
Monday- Friday, Full time 8:30 - 5:00. Some weekend and evening work may be required.