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Editor

Company: MJH Life Sciences---
Location: Cranbury
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

The position requires someone with top-notch writing, fact-checking and organizational skills, capable of quickly turning around professionally written articles that present evidence-based medical information in a way that is appealing to a consumer audience. As an editor for CURE, you will shepherd magazines from the idea stage through story assignment, editing, fact checking, and proofreading. This position involves collaboration with a graphic designer and the copy department.
Additional responsibilities include interviewing oncology professionals and speaking with readers. Occasional travel is required, to attend large medical meetings throughout the year. Proficient in writing human-interest feature stories is a must, as is the ability to write clearly and accurately about complex topics and to generate creative headlines. Publishing experience and familiarity with medical/oncology terminology and AP style are helpful, but we are willing to train someone with exceptional aptitude.
Responsibilities include:

  • Support Managing Editor in establishing editorial strategy and determining content and generating topics for print publication
  • Plan and coordinate content of tumor type-specific issues of CURE, often several at different stages of production
  • Identify and assign articles for freelance writers and edit for thoroughness, accuracy and readability
  • Coordinate with graphic designer and proofread completed pages prior to publication
  • Identify medical/financial/technology news relevant to patients or survivors of cancer and regularly write articles for CureToday.com
  • Work with editorial team and/or freelance writers to develop compelling digital media, including special video features
  • Keep current on developments and trends in oncology, health care and the patient community Qualifications:
    • Minimum of BA/BS or equivalent editing/journalism experience
    • 1+ years writing/publishing experience, preferably health care-related
    • Demonstrated aptitude in writing human-interest feature stories, as well as the ability to write clearly and accurately about complex topics
    • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Strong typing and computer skills
    • Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid environment, meeting tight deadlines and high expectations
    • Familiarity with medical/oncology terminology, AP style and search engine optimization techniques a plus

Keywords: MJH Life Sciences---, Trenton , Editor, Advertising , Cranbury, New Jersey

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