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The Food and Nutrition Content Strategist/Writer is responsible for developing and approving written and visual content for a new bilingual website at Fred Hutch focused on healthy eating, cooking and nutrition for cancer survivors. This role will strategize the direction and themes for website content, identify and perform outreach for guest contributors, and write and edit engaging nutritional content for the public website (cookforyourlife.org), weekly blogs and newsletters, video demonstrations, donor communications, and social media channels.
The Content Strategist/Writer will be inspired by the challenge of balancing evidence-based nutritional guidelines with engaging and accessible recipes and cooking tips informed by the needs of cancer patients and caregivers. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Heather Greenlee, the Content Strategist/Writer will also collaborate with partners within Fred Hutch, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and outside institutions and national organizations. This position is part-time 60%.
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.