Manager, Philanthropic Communications, American Association for Cancer Research
Posted by American Association for Cancer Research on January 30, 2017
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), with more than 37,000 members residing in 108 countries, is the first and largest organization in the world dedicated to advances in all areas of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Its mission is to prevent and cure all cancers. The programs and activities of the AACR foster the exchange of new knowledge among scientists and physicians in the cancer field as well as in related biomedical sciences. AACR publishes eight peer-reviewed scientific journals and an award-winning magazine for cancer patients and their loved ones; convenes topical scientific conferences and an annual meeting that draws more than 19,400 participants; offers educational workshops that train young investigators in a variety of scientific and clinical areas; funds fellowships, career development awards, and research grants for both senior and junior investigators; raises public awareness of the progress in and reasons for hope in the biology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer; engages actively in advocacy for increased federal research funding and other national policies that accelerate progress against cancer; and interacts with regulatory agencies to support regulatory science and policy.
Working under the leadership of the Director, Philanthropic Communications, the Manager of Philanthropic Communications will support the Foundation’s communications initiatives to further the AACR’s mission. The Manager will assist the Director in creating content and providing editing as needed for materials to support multiple campaigns within the Foundation. Additionally, the Manager works in partnership with the AACR’s communications, public relations and marketing colleagues to develop and review content for public-facing campaigns and ensure deliverables are on schedule for all Foundation materials.
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