Web Producer and Social Media Editor

Posted On: August 30, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Fierce Pharma

Company Description

The Fierce Healthcare and Life Sciences group publishes Fierce Biotech, Fierce Pharma and Fierce Healthcare and is owned by Questex.


Questex is a leading global events, media, and business information company, yet we are still a place where your voice is heard and your ideas are appreciated. So you can make an immediate difference in our success while advancing your career.


At Questex, we listen to each other and to our customers. And we have fun in a fast-paced, vibrant and supportive environment. We’re big on ideas, not on rigid processes, rules or org charts. We know that life can be unpredictable, so we’re flexible and adaptable to change.


At Questex, you will join a fast-growing company of bright and ambitious but easygoing people from a diversity of professions, experiences and backgrounds. We keep it real. Like to take the lead? Go for it! We encourage innovative thinking and action. Whether you like to create things, manage things or sell things, you can make your mark at Questex.


Questex celebrates the contributions of every member of our team by providing a dynamic and caring work environment, competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. With offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Framingham, MA, and around the globe, we are always on the lookout for talented people to join our team.

Job Description

Questex is seeking a web producer and social media editor for our rapidly expanding Life Sciences and Healthcare group, which publishes Fierce Biotech, Fierce Pharma and Fierce Healthcare. The ideal candidate is a sharp and eager journalist and data hound ready to polish our web presence and increase our social media engagement.

This person will have a commitment to editorial quality, a passion for social media and a proclivity for massaging data—and the desire to have a little fun with what they do.


Work with editor in chief and senior editors across the group on website strategy, style, and processes.
Search out compelling images to upgrade our image library. Optimize new images for SEO.
Help roll out a new look for our websites. Monitor, improve and update home pages, section fronts and article pages with new images and updated mix of stories and media.
Analyze our social media presence and work with fellow editors to develop a comprehensive social strategy. Lead efforts to execute that strategy. Manage Twitter and LinkedIn feeds and track analytics. Develop regular Twitter chats.
Develop and produce reports to track subject line performance, story traffic and reader mix.
Maintain catalog of keywords and topics.


Degree in journalism, communications, English or another writing-intensive major, preferably with graphics training, or marketing and data analytics background.
Experience developing charts, graphs and other data visualizations.
Strong writing and analytical skills and knowledge of AP style
Good organizational skills and the ability to oversee projects from conception to delivery.
Professional social media and SEO experience a plus.
HTML and Google Analytics skills are also pluses.


To Apply

Please submit your resume, cover letter and five published clips, including features and deadline news to Tracy Staton at tstaton@questex.com.