Job Summary Engage with the world's top pediatric researchers and help grow Boston Children's philanthropic community! The Development Communications Officer will develop and implement communications plans for the Trust's annual projects, contributing to the fundraising success of the department. This includes planning and creating content in support of Trust events (invitations, speaker profiles, speaking points and more), writing articles and participating in the production of publications and online materials. This role will work closely with the Communications leadership, the Donor Relations team and gift officers throughout the Trust.
This position is eligible for remote status for residents of MA, RI, CT, NH and ME.
This Development Communications Officer will:
Advise gift officers on creative strategy, branding and message development in conjunction with Communications colleagues.
Provide communications support to annual projects, including activities in support of Trust events, giving programs and major gifts.
Create content for Trust publications and Trust website; ensures content is current, compelling, and effective in motivating a variety of donor audiences.
Work with researchers to translate scientific advances into accessible language.
Work with writers, photographers and designers as needed.
Execute special projects as requested.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of relevant and progressive professional experience.
Work with nonprofit organizations and exposure to fundraising is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects successfully in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Proficiency with PowerPoint and Adobe and willingness to learn new platforms.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.