Associate Health Editor

Posted On: June 21, 2022

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Company Description is a top healthy living site, covering fitness, nutrition and health. We strive to help all people make informed decisions about their wellbeing. We inspire and motivate our readers to make life-changing healthy choices by providing credible and shareable information coupled with helpful apps and an online support community. We rely on high-quality research and our network of experts to make the trustworthy, authoritative destination for people wanting to live their best lives.

Job Description

We are looking for an Associate Health Editor to help us improve and grow’s health vertical. This position requires strong top editing skills, experience assigning and a solid understanding of SEO best practices. You will be responsible for editing new articles as well as updating existing articles to ensure readers are getting up-to-date, trustworthy health information.

A typical day as an Associate Health Editor might include:
- Assigning, writing, updating, fact-checking and/or editing 2-3 stories daily
- Brainstorming and pitching both timely stories with a news peg as well as utilitarian and service-driven evergreen stories
- Working closely with the Senior Wellbeing Editor to help create and update articles across the health vertical
- Assigning stories to both full-time staff and freelance writers, and ensuring assignments are returned in a timely manner and to standard
- Gathering information and conducting research on various health topics to ensure articles are accurate and backed by the most reliable, up-to-date information
- Finding, interviewing and developing relationships with a diverse group of health experts
- Creating and updating SEO health stories within a defined keyword universe
- Collaborating and coordinating with the Audience Development Team to ensure articles are promoted across channels — including social media, email newsletters and referral platforms — in effective and engaging ways
- Keeping your finger on the pulse of the health world in order to stay abreast of promising new developments and trends

What You Have:
- 2-4 years writing/editing experience, preferably for a digital health or lifestyle publication.
- Experience covering and/or editing health and science studies (and the ability to translate study-speak into useful takeaways the average reader can understand).
- Experience finding and interviewing health experts.
- Experience assigning to a stable of freelance writers.
- Impeccable writing, revising and fact-checking skills.
- Ability and willingness to accept and implement constructive feedback on assignments, and an eager attitude toward learning from top editors.
- Experience editing stories that adhere to SEO best practices.
- Ability to prioritize and manage your time productively.
- An interest in helping people from all backgrounds live their healthiest, happiest lives.
- Excellent verbal and written communication.
- A desire to participate in creating the workplace you want to be a part of.

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