Associate Editor

Posted On: February 1, 2023

Journalism Job

Media Organization: The McMahon Group LLC

Company Description

McMahon Group offers clinical newspapers, educational projects and custom media in a wide range of medical specialties. McMahon Group is recognized as a trusted source for timely, cutting-edge medical news and education by the 250,000 clinicians who receive our publications. Nearly all of our publications rank first in syndicated readership scores, and cater to our readers via websites and e-newsletters.

Job Description

McMahon Group is seeking a candidate with a Master’s in medical journalism or 3 or more years working in medical journalism. The ideal candidate must have excellent editing, writing, proofreading, fact checking, and a high level of organizational capability, and can efficiently manage multiple projects simultaneously. Experience with social media and production would be valuable. Facility with video/audio shooting/editing.

This position is a dual role, working both as an associate editor on our surgical publication as well as assisting our Custom Media division, which works with hospital systems. The position is a remote hybrid, for which there are occasional team meetings in our NYC office.


Work with the surgery magazine’s editorial team to develop the editorial line-up for monthly issues of the newsmagazine, as well as the publication’s website and e-newsletters, for an audience of healthcare professionals
Assign, evaluate, edit, and fact-check content for the newsmagazine, website, e-newsletters, blog, and web Apps
Ensure accuracy, organization, grammar, comprehensiveness, style etc. of information in the above formats
Writing, particularly for web articles, is occasionally needed
Effectively communicate with editorial board members and other experts in person, on the phone, and in writing
Interact with sales, copyediting, design, and production departments
Effectively translate dense clinical information into concise, reader-friendly formats (eg, figures, tables, other graphical elements)
Set up/shoot/edit videos using 1 or 2 camera angles
Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and grace under pressure
Knowledge of video-editing programs like Final Cut Pro.
Provide suggestions to the design team regarding layout and artwork
Attend medical conferences in the U.S. as needed to identify stories, sources and topics of interest to readers, and to meet with editorial board members
Knowledge of AP style a must; familiarity with AMA style helpful
Work with Custom Media team to write and edit articles for hospital management
Interact with hospital-based marketing teams about Custom Media projects
Required experience:

Medical journalism: at least 3 years or a Masters degree in medical journalism

To Apply

Please send resume and brief cover letter to Jeannie Moyer (