Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch\u2019s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation\u2019s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women\u2019s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
As a member of Fred Hutch\u2019s Communications & Marketing Department, the employee communications director will develop internal communication strategies and content that support Fred Hutch\u2019s position as a leader and expert resource in cancer and related diseases. Reporting to the senior director of communications, you will be responsible for developing employee communications initiatives designed to reach, motivate and activate a variety of internal stakeholders, including senior-level executives, researchers and faculty, physicians and professional staff. The employee communications director will also collaborate closely with counterparts in Communications and Marketing as well as colleagues in the Director\u2019s Office, Philanthropy, Human Resources, Information Technology, Government & Community Relations, Facilities & Operations, Business Development & Strategy, and Research Administration & Faculty Affairs.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.