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5 Aug 2021

Full-Time Senior Science Writer

Boston Children’s Hospital – Posted by tfedestin92 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

The Senior Science Writer works with the Senior Director of Major Gift Communications and major gift officers to create high quality fundraising proposals, stewardship reports, case statements, promotional literature, featured articles and other development communication materials as needed.  The Senior Science Writer is a creative, articulate and adaptable professional who successfully executes multiple projects on deadline.  He or she is proactive, taking responsibility for helping senior development officers identify and define communications needs.  This position reports to the Senior Director, Major Gift Communications and also works closely with members of the major gifts, corporate, and foundation teams.

This Senior Science Writer will be responsible for:

  • Determining the most effective vehicles for meeting specific fundraising communications needs and overseeing their production, in collaboration with senior development, medical and research staffs.
  • Writing and producing fundraising proposals, concept papers and stewardship reports.  Creating brochures and promotional literature as appropriate.
  • Developing event collateral, including PowerPoint presentations, invitations, speaker bios, speaking points, and follow-up letters as needed.
  • Overseeing freelance writers, designers and photographers in the production of donor communications and collateral.
  • Assisting with other projects as needed or assigned by manager.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in communications or in a closely related field and 8 to 10 years of experience in science and medical writing (or equivalent experience in directly related work, preferably in a health care setting).
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written communication skills in relating to management, development, and medical staff as well as to donors.
  • Work requires collaboration, consistent attention to detail, high level of productivity, and ability to juggle multiple projects at one time.
  • Work requires a solution-oriented performer who can be responsive to both staff and donor issues.
  • Strong technical skills in generic software programs (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 47 days.

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