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The Content Strategist/Writer will work on a team of writers, editors and content specialists within Fred Hutch’s Communications & Marketing Department. This new role is responsible for developing and contributing to the implementation of an integrated content strategy to inform and engage Fred Hutch’s diverse audiences, including scientific peers, patients and families, philanthropic donors, industry and health care delivery partners, and policymakers. The Content Strategist/Writer will be inspired by the challenge of working across subject matter areas, platforms and writing styles to plan, write and edit content for the public website (fredhutch.org), the intranet and other internal communications, contributed articles, executive communications and Hutch social media channels, as well as materials supporting marketing and media relations activities. Reporting to the Director of Editorial, the Content Strategist/Writer will also collaborate on planning and execution with designers, producers and others across Communications & Marketing.
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Please include a cover letter and at least three writing samples with your application.