The Writer/Content Producer will work with the directors of Content and Creative Services and Media Relations, as well as other Communications Department editors and staff, and DFCI senior administrators, to formulate and produce content that helps support and advance the reputation of Dana-Farber.
- Write a wide variety of content for physician, researcher, and consumer audiences, including:
- Patient stories Blog posts Research stories Press Releases
A bachelor's degree, preferably in journalism, communications or related field, and a minimum of 5 years of professional writing experience for print and digital channels is required. In addition, the candidate should have:
- Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills and knowledge of grammar and spelling; Ability to write thoughtfully and prolifically and consistently meet deadlines; Perceptive and probing interview skills; Versatility to modify writing style for different audiences and purposes; Ability to understand and translate complex scientific research into understandable, lay-friendly content Ability to relate technical material in a variety of fields—administration, human resources, facilities and finance—in a style that is easily comprehensible to general readers. Understanding of corporate blogging principles and best practices including SEO, working with visual content, and working within content management system Current with social media trends and best practices Ability to negotiate and be diplomatic, especially during the text-clearing process which may involve working with several administrators with competing requests for edits; Editorial and storytelling vision (for both written and spoken words) to know what is informative, interesting and important.