Senior Editor, Health

Compensation

: $81,760.00 - $143,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



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HealthCentral.com?the essential destination for people living with chronic health conditions (and those who love them)?seeks a top-notch health writer/editor who will propel us forward in transforming our site with engaging, friendly content that invites readers to come back again and again. Remedy Health Media is one of America?s fastest-growing health information and technology companies. The company was featured in Crain?s Fast 50 list, has been recognized as the 2014 Media Brand of the Year by MM&M and much more. Our mission is to help hundreds of millions of patients and caregivers live healthier, more fulfilled lives. You?ll join a team of editors committed to empowering, educating, and entertaining the tens of millions of Americans with health issues, helping them navigate the phases and stages of life to come, including treatment options, relationships, self-advocacy, overcoming stigma, and more. Responsibilities Collaborate with the Executive Editor, the Editorial Team, Analytics, Sales, and Marketing to assign, write, and edit health content (slideshows, quizzes, articles, videos, and more) that meets audience and business goals Manage multiple chronic health condition beats Interview top experts and finding relevant studies?and then translating them into easy-to-understand concepts Optimize existing content based on industry best practices Come with ideas for, create, and project manage content packages and channels from genesis through publication Assign content to freelancers and manage edits/ review Support and implement our strategic content plan with an eye to traffic, service, reach, brand, shareability, and engagement Qualifications 5-7 years of experience in digital journalism and publishing, or other applicable industries with a focus on health and medical reporting preferred Strong background and interest in health and wellness Strong ability to write in a lively, engaging way (no hospital-ese wanted) Excellent, unflappable journalism skills and the ability to discern credible sources Familiarity with tracking analytics and using their learnings to refine content strategy Ability to balance individual goals and deadlines with team deadlines ? and, to collaborate across teams Always up-to-date on health news and journalism with a desire to find the next big story and an angle that hasn?t been covered Excellent writer of headlines and social touts Can-do, scrappy attitude (We?re a small team with big ambitions) Bachelor?s Degree in journalism or communications preferred. We have an Equal Opportunity Workplace Remedy Health Media is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Application instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application and write ?SENIOR HEALTH EDITOR? in the subject line. Apply to applythetalentfairy.com.
Associated topics: article, composer, compositor, draft, editorial, newsperson, newswriter, proofread, text, writer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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