The mission of the Stanford Center on Longevity is to redesign long life. The Center studies the nature and development of the human life span, looking for innovative ways to use science and technology to solve the problems of people over 50 and improve the well-being of people of all ages. The Center works to make sure that research findings are not shared only in scholarly journals, but reach policymakers, business leaders, and others who will use them to improve our society.
The Writer will support the Center’s overall communication needs as well as those of its three divisions: Mind, Mobility and Financial Security. The Writer will report directly to the Managing Director, but will work closely with the three Division Directors.
The Writer is responsible for managing, developing, writing and editing the Center’s marketing, development and conference materials. This includes project management of the annual report, monthly e-news, fundraising materials, press releases, white paper and research reports for the three divisions of the Center and Advisory Council materials. This position is also responsible for the web and social media content supporting the work of the Center. This position is responsible for the quality, consistency, and presentation of all Center publications, presentations, and materials. The Coordinator works closely with Center faculty, senior staff and peer staff members in order to manage, develop, implement and coordinate the communications plans of the Center. The position reports to the Managing Director.