Communications/Editorial, Education and Training, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
WORKING WITH CLIENT ASSOCIATION: Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC
REPORTS TO: Director of Education, SITC
EMPLOYEE STATUS: Exempt
The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is a non-profit medical professional society of influential scientists, academicians, researchers, clinicians, government representatives, and industry leaders from around the world dedicated to improving cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy. Reporting to the Director of Education and working closely with the society Education and Scientific Publications Departments, society leadership and appropriate committees, the Content Strategist blueprints a content strategy based on SITC’s business objectives and member needs. The Content Strategist oversees content strategy deliverables across the lifecycle of each of SITC’s projects and programs.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week):
In partnership with the appropriate organizing committees, volunteer leaders, collaborative partners and relative staff, develop a content strategy for all educational and scientific programs and projects of the society and subsequently drive the implementation of the content strategy across the lifecycle of all society programs and projects
Inventory all content assets of the society including but not limited to enduring materials from in-person conferences, white papers and other scientific consensus statements, Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines, educational content developed in partnership with likeminded organizations, online educational activities, patient education guides, website content and all derivatives thereof
Perform an annual audit of all society content and deliverables and identify gaps in content deliverables
Under the guidance of the Director of Education, develop a strategy that creates meaningful, cohesive, engaging, and sustainable content that attracts the target audiences over the span of all society programs and projects
Ensure content strategy aligns with goals outlined in the society strategic plan
Prepare budgets for annual content strategy efforts
Develop standards and guidelines to support content strategy that are in line with content management best practices
Define content success metrics, ensure that content effectiveness is measured, and propose content-improvement projects based on measurement efforts
Serve as the content advocate and liaison in discussions about web operations, interactive marketing, technology enhancements, etc.
Assist with the selection of appropriate content delivery formats and technologies
Review content and provide feedback to content creators
Work with the Communications Department to develop effective marketing and communications strategy for the full blueprint of a product’s lifecycle
Manage the content maintenance process
Devise ways to monetize the delivery of the content to provide the society with a non-dues source of revenue
Evaluate and evolve the content strategy as business goals and priorities of the society change
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications - Outstanding organizational, interpersonal and communications skills. Computer proficiency and ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and timelines essential. Professional demeanor and acute attention to detail with high accuracy on outputs. Able to work successfully in a team environment.
Education - Bachelor’s Degree required
Experience – Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Content Strategist, Content Manager or similar role or 10+ years of association management experience required. Project management experience a plus. Previous association management experience and familiarity with nonprofit boards of directors a plus. A firm understanding of user experience and strong search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) skills preferred.
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- Commitment to professional development.
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