Writer/Editor

Reports To: Senior Director of Communications
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date: August 2021


Background

National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) unrelentingly invests in, mobilizes, and unites the brain tumor community to discover a cure, deliver effective treatments, and advocate for patients and caregivers. Building on over 30 years of experience, we are the largest patient advocacy organization in the United States committed to curing brain tumors and improving the lives of patients and families. With thousands beside us, our collective voices and actions are a powerful force for progress. Our donors, volunteers, and partners fuel our work and accelerate breakthroughs in brain tumor research. We will not stop until we defeat brain tumors—once and for all.

Reporting to the senior director of marketing and communications, the writer/editor at the National Brain Tumor Society will create content across enterprise-wide, digital and print channels.

Summary

Join a collaborative team of creative engagement and experience-focused marketing and communications professionals and dedicated team as we carry out our mission of conquering and curing brain tumors—once and for all. Reporting to the senior director of communications, you will serve as lead writer and editor for the organization. Our resident wordsmith, you will craft and refine a wide range of content types, from marketing copy and program description to feature articles, video scripts, and presentation content. As the keeper of our editorial style guide, you are a meticulous and detail-oriented grammarian with a commitment to quality and engagement above all else. You are audience-focused and are energized by a plate full of diverse projects that cross all digital and print platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned by senior director of communications

Required Skills and Competencies:

Work Environment:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

NBTS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


How to Apply:

To apply for this role, email a resume, cover letter, and writing samples to careers@braintumor.org. The writing samples should include 2 to 3 pieces that are representative of your current skills and the breadth of your prior writing experience. A link to an online writing portfolio may be submitted instead of or in addition to the writing samples.

 

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