The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research (MFCR) is seeking a highly motivated Communications Manager to work in a part-time, six-to-nine-month contract position. Based in New York City and reporting to the Head of Operations and Finance, the primary responsibility of the Communications Manager will be to ensure that the image, visibility, and communications of The Mark Foundation are highly professional and appropriately reflect the exciting work the foundation undertakes. The successful candidate will coordinate day-to-day communications and manage a network of outsourced providers of written and graphic content as well as create content for multiple different media platforms. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally organized, energetic, and detail-oriented with a proven portfolio of communications work and a talent for bringing together many moving parts for polished results. This position represents an exciting opportunity to work with creative, motivated scientists both internal and external to MFCR and to have a positive impact by managing and developing a world class brand that showcases a portfolio of projects that promise to transform the lives of cancer patients.
Based in New York City, we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that actively partners with scientists to accelerate research that will transform the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. We fulfill our mission by supporting groundbreaking science carried out by individual investigators, multi-disciplinary teams, and early-stage companies in the United States and across the globe. Recognizing the obstacles that prevent scientific advances from improving patient outcomes, we maintain a nimble, high-impact approach to funding basic and translational cancer research that bridges the gap between bench and bedside through grants and venture investments. Since our launch in 2017, we have awarded over $120 million in grants to more than 60 institutions in the U.S., the U.K., and Europe and invested over $10 million in companies developing breakthrough therapeutics and diagnostics for cancer.
The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and comprehensive workforce based on merit and experience. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.
Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.
Part-time contract, six to nine months. Approximately 24 hours per week.
1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019. Remote work will be considered.