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Friday, June 27, 2014

Children’s Cancer Research Fund - Marketing & Communications Coordinator



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Children’s Cancer Research Fund is seeking a full-time Marketing and Communications Coordinator for strategic and tactical execution of marketing and communications plans in support of fundraising initiatives for Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Community Engagement.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will work closely with director and marketing team to do the following:
-    Develop and execute marketing, public relations and content strategies to build awareness of CCRF and promote fundraising events and cause-related marketing programs
-    Help tell CCRF and pediatric cancer family stories through engaging content for a variety of channels, including web, social media, news releases, fact sheets, videos, speeches and newsletters
-    Connect with and interview medical researchers, pediatric cancer families, community members and corporate partners to help develop compelling content and stories
-    Plan, coordinate and execute content across owned and earned social channels, including blog posts, tweets, status updates, photos and videos
-    Leverage social media measurement tools to provide progress reports and find ways to improve performance
-    Plan and implement media relations initiatives, including proactively establishing relationships with external media and relevant bloggers, pitching story ideas, responding to incoming media requests and monitoring and reporting news coverage
-    Coordinate external contractors as needed, including writers, photographers and other creative talent

  EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
-    Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or closely related field
-    Three (3) years full-time relevant marketing experience
-    Excellent writing skills, including proofreading and editing for a variety of media
-    Strong interpersonal, relationship-building, and collaboration skills; ability to work in a team     environment and as a liaison to other departments, external partners and childhood cancer families
-    Demonstrated creativity and strategic thinking in marketing communications
-    Strong attention to detail and organization
-    Ability to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative environment and be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines
-    Willingness and ability to adjust to changing conditions or priorities
-    Ability to work well independently and take initiative



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Children’s Cancer Research Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume and cover letter including salary range expectations to             hr@childrenscancer.org.  Please no calls or agencies.