Posted On: April 14, 2022
Media Organization: McMahon Publishing Group
McMahon Group offers clinical newspapers, educational projects and custom media in a wide range of medical specialties. The 250,000 clinicians who receive our publications, almost all of which rank first in syndicated readership scores, and visit our websites recognize McMahon Group as a trusted source for timely, cutting-edge medical news and education.
McMahon Group is looking for a detail oriented, highly organized editorial candidate who can work independently but also collaborate with sales/publishing team and complete all assigned tasks on schedule.
Editorial position offers potential career growth opportunity
This is a flexible remote position, but the right candidate must have access to NYC for occasional on-site meetings.
Responsibilities for associate editor include, but are not limited to, the following:
*Edit news articles for web and print newspaper (AP style)
*Page-proof print publications using InCopy, Adobe and related tools
*Write news articles for web and print: features, meeting coverage, FDA approvals, etc
*Post articles to web as needed using proprietary Content Management System
*Attend 4-5 medical/pharmacy meetings per year, help coordinate news coverage
*Establish topics based on editorial board/publication team collaboration for annual edition of clinician-written reviews; find authors; track and edit manuscripts (AMA style); adhere to production schedule and manage all key production steps
*Attend and participate in annual editorial board meetings
*Capture video and post at meetings; develop and post podcasts and other multimedia content
Skills and Requirements:
*Bachelor’s degree (required) in English/Journalism/Communications; advanced degree and clinical experience desirable
*Must possess 3-5+ years of journalism/communication experience covering complex medical/health topics.
*Strong detail-oriented writing and editing skills, including the ability to adapt material for multiple channels (print and digital)
*An eye for sharp, engaging leads/headlines and an ability to fact-check and ensure fair balance.
*Ability to manage multiple projects across different therapeutic areas and markets
*A strong team player who can work independently but also collaborate with sales/publishing team and complete all assigned tasks on schedule
*Ability to work with social media editor to promote print and web content, boost website traffic and build brand awareness
*Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and grace under pressure
*Knowledge of video-editing programs like Final Cut Pro
Job Type: Full-time
Email resume and brief cover letter to Jeannie Moyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)