Reporting to the Senior Director of the Accelerator, the Innovations Marketing Operations Specialist creates and disseminates marketing and events efforts in collaboration with other BODFI staff, towards advancing the business development activities and goals of BODFI and the DFCI Accelerator. The position works closely with BODFI staff, DFCI faculty, and industrial collaborators to further the efforts of the office.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.??
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan, develop, and execute BODFI hosted events and stakeholder meetings related to Business Development and Accelerator activities. This includes but is not limited to: identifying event objectives, planning and development of event concepts, successful execution of events based on well-defined timelines and budgets, ensuring event flow and logistics, and deploying pre and post event communication
Work with appropriate stakeholders at BODFI and DFCI to ensure all event related contractual activities such as vendor identification and price negotiation, contract development and closure, are executed on time and according to DFCI standards and policies
Generate event budgets, and, upon approval, manage expenditures and reporting, according to DFCI standards and policies
Contribute to the graphic design and production of BODFI marketing and communications materials such as newsletters, events announcements, requests for proposals, and website entries. This requires strong collaboration with BODFI staff to ensure alignment and inter-office efficiencies
Engage with Accelerator and BODFI Business Development leadership to provide programmatic support to large initiatives including but not limited to: Request for Proposal Launches and events involving industry or non-profit entities
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor???s degree in Communications, Marketing, English, or related field required
3 years of events design and management experience required, preferably in a health care/life sciences or academic environment
Experience with office administration and program management required
Demonstrated success in planning and execution of high-profile stakeholder and industry events required
Experience in communicating with senior level leaders and C suite executives required
Experience with hiring and managing vendors for event production required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Ability to express ideas clearly and logically
Detail oriented with superior time management skills and multi-tasking abilities
Skillful in independent problem solving, able to create consensus with multiple stakeholder groups and respond to constructive feed back
Flexible, able to work in a variety of work environment and problem solve to complete tasks
Ability to edit work with minimal additional review
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Budget management and negotiation skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism
High customer service and high expectations for quality
Interest in acquiring new skills and learning about early-stage technology development
Computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Wordpress and HTML a plus
At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.?? As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.?? Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.??
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.??
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
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