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As a member of Fred Hutchs Communications & Marketing Department, the integrated content coordinator will help support content and communications efforts that position Fred Hutch as a leader and expert resource in cancer and related diseases. Reporting to the social media manager, you will be responsible for developing and supporting social media, digital content and public relations initiatives designed to reach a variety of audiences, including partners, donors and media, as well as the Fred Hutch community and those impacted by cancer and related diseases. You will also collaborate with counterparts responsible for marketing, content and web design, and colleagues in Philanthropy, Government & Community Relations and Business Development on integrated communications and marketing initiatives.
Work with the social media manager to develop and execute social media initiatives across Fred Hutch channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram
Draft, publish and manage social media posts, monitor conversations and produce multimedia content such as infographics, video and Q&As
Maintain and contribute to a cross-team editorial calendar
Plan and schedule social media content aligned with integrated campaigns and news announcements
Monitor, track and report potential issues arising on social channels that impact Fred Hutch or its stakeholders
Help measure and report on social media performance and provide recommendations for optimizing channel performance
Assist in running paid social campaigns promoting editorial content, fundraising materials and clinical study participation
Support Fred Hutch staff and faculty on social media best practices
Assist media relations managers in earned media strategy, including drafting pitches, news releases and social posts on earned media
Manage media lists, tracking documents and help monitor media inbox
Help monitor and measure earned media mentions; compile and disseminate social and earned media coverage reports
Coordinate and produce email newsletter
Provide support for team-wide multimedia / digital design need
Research and monitor current events and trends for earned and social media outreach to targeted communities
Collaborate with editorial writers and editors to develop and promote original content
Bachelors degree in communications, public relations, journalism and/or marketing preferred, or equivalent work experience
Minimum 1-2 years of experience producing or managing social media programming required, ideally in a marketing, public relations or newsroom environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Experience using social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok) and associated tools and programs (including Hootsuite, Sprout Social, Canva) for professional and/or marketing purposes
Familiarity with web CMS (Adobe AEM, WordPress) and email marketing platforms
Basic digital design skills. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, a plus
Strong interest in the Fred Hutch mission and health sciences background preferred
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills; basic understanding of/experience with creation and delivery of clear and persuasive communications for varying audiences
Experience distilling complex information (science, research, technology) into compelling stories
Interest in attending and covering occasional events outside of normal office hours
Familiar with online and offline marketing principles and earned and social medias function within mix of paid, earned, shared and owned channels for optimal impact and audience engagement
Analytical approach and good problem-solving skills, coupled with creative orientation
Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity
Comfort level working at all levels of organization and with diverse group of stakeholders and knowledge bases
Rapid response to external audiences and internal customers includes occasional support outside of traditional business hours and across time zones
Please submit a cover letter discussing your interest in this role and in working at Fred Hutch.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our HR Operations at HRops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
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.