1+ months
2018-05-032018-08-05

Development Communication Specialist

Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Summary of Essential Job Duties: The Development Communications Specialist, reporting to the Sr. Donor Relations Officer, is responsible for assisting in the coordination, tracking, proof-reading, editing and execution of donor collateral and other special projects. He/she needs to be able to work seamlessly in a team development environment, with many team members across all disciplines and departments of Cedars-Sinai (major gifts, foundation relations, communications, marketing, medical faculty, etc.). The candidate will work closely on a variety of print collateral projects for development initiatives and to support the department's fundraising goals. He/she will have a high level of attention to detail; high desire to meet the objectives and needs of internal clients and stakeholders. Key responsibilities include: Assists with the planning, coordination, proof-reading, editing and execution of various development collateral projects including but not limited to, donor reports, one-pagers, brochures, donor updates, etc. Also, assistant with content development, when assigned. Creates and tracks timelines for projects. Prepares status reports on project assignments, progress and results of activities on a regular basis. Coordinates and executes projects for print collateral; includes creating new design layouts or updating existing templates using InDesign, as assigned. Coordinates the grateful patient story pipeline and vetting process to identify stories for development's strategic needs and goals. Creates and maintains a master development communications drop calendar. Maintains print collateral archive. Manages vendor invoices including all related follow-up communications. Manages project budgets, including check requests and invoice payments. Maintains monthly expense reports for projects. Use RE7 conscientiously to track donor correspondence and items sent to donors. Complete in a timely and organized manner other tasks and special projects as assigned. Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in communications or related field required (master's degree preferred) License/Certification/Registration Requirements: N/A Experience: Minimum five years of professional experience in healthcare fundraising/development or marketing and communications. Excellent writing and editing skills complemented by devoted attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Excellent project management skills. Proven track record of client service, including ability to listen carefully to clients to identify their goals and then execute on a plan to meet those goals. Demonstrated independence and resourcefulness, while working within the framework of an integrated development program and team-oriented environment. Ability to work independently, work under pressure and use independent judgment. Ability to prioritize projects and manage multiple assignments in n fast-paced environment. Ability to maintain discretion regarding confidential and sensitive information. Prior experience in a healthcare setting or higher-education institution a plus. Proficiency with Adobe Professional Suite. Experience/exposure to InDesign highly preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

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