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Development Officer - Digital Content

Job ID 110330 Date Posted 06/08/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp HealthCare
  • Foundation Payroll
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time
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The Development Officer, Digital Content is responsible for writing and producing a wide variety of compelling content for marketing materials across numerous media channels (e.g. website, Sharp online newsroom, newsletters, social media, email marketing, video). This position will serve as the primary website author and content developer for the Foundations of Sharp HealthCare, managing the online presence for both public and internal sites. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1.) Researching and writing new content in an appealing manner 2.) Producing or sourcing images and creative assets, preferably through technical abilities in photographic equipment and photo manipulation software 3.) Managing web projects and formatting a variety of online communications for websites, content management systems and other digital platforms 4.) Liaising with donors, Foundation staff and internal departments to support editorial calendars, content production and provide website assistance. This includes management of coordinated development, production and deployment of campaign materials; and supporting staff of all three Foundations to further their missions and priorities.

Sharp HealthCare Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic organization raising and managing funds for Sharp Chula Vista as part of the Sharp HealthCare system.  Sharp HealthCare is San Diego County's most comprehensive not-for-profit health care organization, reaching over 800,000 individuals each year.  The Sharp integrated network includes centers of excellence in cardiac care, cancer care, trauma services and orthopedic services. Through a comprehensive development program that includes major gifts, planned gifts, annual giving, special events, individual donors and grants, Sharp HealthCare Foundation supports the patient care, community health and research function of Sharp entities.  Sharp Chula Vista is undertaking a major capital campaign to raise funds to build a new patient care tower.

Sharp System Services have campuses located in the communities of Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa and consist of the Spectrum location, the Ruffin Road location and Sharp Operations Center (SOC). These offices provide the centralized integrated system support services to the operating entities within the system. These services include: Strategic Planning, Business Development, Information Technology, Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Risk Management and Insurance, Contracts, Human Resources, Facilities Management and Development, Clinical Effectiveness, Finance, Nursing, Systems Supply Chain Services, Marketing and Communications, The Sharp Experience and Sharp University.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.


This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego


Full Time, Day Shift


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • It is strongly encouraged to please submit two (2) writing samples and a cover letter.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must have professional experience writing and editing compelling content across diverse channels.
  • Must have experience gathering information for stories through interview, observation, and research
  • Must have experience crafting themes to meet organizational goals via digital presence, publications, and information distribution.
  • Must have experience with common CMS platforms, formatting content, website design and management; HTML skills a plus
  • Knowledge of technical communication aspects and requirements of various venues, and most appropriate and effective applications.
  • Proven knowledge of the fundamentals of writing, grammar, syntax, style, and punctuation.
  • Thorough research and fact verification skills.
  • Understanding of technical aspects of web applications, including database-driven functionalities, general web functionality.
  • Team oriented with strong interpersonal communications skills, including active listening and effective collaboration skills.
  • Superior attention to detail, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities, heavy workloads, and rapidly changing business environments.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Writer, Communications Specialist, Digital Content Specialist or Digital Marketing Producer
  • Passionate about creating and writing interesting stories
  • Experience with photography and technical application, graphic design, and concepts of videography.




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