Communications Project Lead

Position: Communications Project Lead

Job ID: 153525

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PHILAN - Philanthropy Services

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Communications Project Lead – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will create and edit strategic, well-written donor proposals, case statements, and reports, as well as manage editorial content for Texas Children's internal and external audiences and publications.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Develop proposals, case statements, reports, and other materials for presentations to donors and prospects
  • Serve as editor, as well as a contributor, for key communications
  • Lead development of timely, relevant and strategic editorial content budgets, working with colleagues on assignments
  • Incorporate organization’s strategic planning and goals into print and digital materials
  • Edit and supervise all content, including providing guidance and direction, ensuring quality and accuracy
  • Build and manage effective project timelines resulting in timely scheduled, well-executed publications
  • Foster relationships with key audience stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Serve as communications content lead, drafting both electronic and print messaging
  • Report initiatives to leadership through written communications
  • Collaborate with creative staff in development of design and style
  • Edit and review content for accuracy, timing, message and style


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, public relations, mass communications, English, or related field required
  • 5 years’ related experience in philanthropy, news media, corporate communications or publishing required
  • Previous experience in a top-tier organization preferred (for/nonprofit)
  • Previous experience with a successful, multi-faceted multimedia internal communications program and/or communications team preferred

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