The Media Relations Specialist will help maximize the visibility and reputation of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund to support a number of significant fundraising events and initiatives by helping strategize and secure print, online and broadcast media coverage for the participants and the event. This role is an integral part of the communications team. The Media Relations Specialist will assist with other department-related communications activities, respond to media inquiries/requests, and proactively pitch stories.
This position is partially remote with 2/3 days on site in the Fenway/Longwood Boston medical area. Candidates must reside in MA, NH or RI.
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
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.