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Senior Writer - St. Louis Children's Foundation

Saint Louis, MO
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Job Description

Job ID: 1177969
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Role Purpose

The Senior Writer is responsible for producing and/or editing varied documents that optimize giving to the Foundation, foster high-level stewardship of its donors and ensure consistent brand messaging, while meeting the highest standards of quality for style and syntax. This position collaborates closely with Foundation and Hospital staff representing fundraising, marketing, events, administration and program areas.


  • Writes and edits Foundation communications for a variety of media, including print, electronic, and press releases.
  • Creates general and personalized stewardship reports to donors on use of Foundation funds by the hospital and School of Medicine.
  • Supports the events program by writing scripts, background and briefing notes, program copy and other marketing, solicitation or stewardship materials.
  • Drafts personalized major donor correspondence for hospital leadership and advises on donors for special outreach.
  • Periodically prepares grant proposals, including working with the hospital and fundraising staff to organize copy, budgets, and correspondence.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/related



  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer