Senior Health Editor - REMOTE

Toronto, ON
Canada

Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

Senior Health Editor – Healthline

  • Remote

Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance:

Healthline Media is looking for a savvy senior editor with experience developing content across a range of health conditions, such as psoriasis, MS, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and rare genetic conditions. We create many types of content, from in-depth articles to interactive multimedia pieces to live events and webinars.

The senior editor will be responsible for developing concepts and managing the creation of engaging, evidenced-based content that helps our readers live stronger, healthier lives. Our team works across four sites: Healthline.com, Medical News Today, Greatist.com, and Psych Central.

The ideal candidate will have strong research skills and superb attention to detail. The position requires a full editorial skill set: pitching new creative content ideas, working with freelance writers, editing across a wide range of content types, following a style guide, basic photo editing, and working within a CMS. We’re especially interested in editors who have experience working on interactive content and live events.

This is currently a remote role with daily meetings over Zoom.

Join the world’s fastest-growing digital health platform, with a global audience of more than 200 million monthly readers. Healthline is one of the largest brands within the Red Ventures portfolio and includes prestigious digital properties such as Healthline.com, Medical News Today, and Greatist. We’re looking for a wide range of talent to help us continue to build a stronger, healthier world.

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What you’ll do:

  • Content development: Create new original ideas for all types of content, including articles, infographics, quizzes, tools, and events. Work with freelance professionals to create the content, ensuring all content conforms to our style standards. Shepherd content through a medical review and copy edit process, and publish it.
  • Collaborate with teammates, medical reviewers, designers, videographers, copy editors, and freelance creators as needed.
  • Attend Zoom meetings as needed with Healthline staffers, freelancers, and clients to discuss and collaborate on sponsored content programs.
  • Help build and maintain our pool of expert freelance writers and creators.
  • Develop and update best practices, instructions, and editorial guidelines.

 
Job Requirements
What we’re looking for:

3+ years of editorial experience preferred
Experience editing content about health conditions, especially for patient communities who are currently living with chronic conditions
Superb research, writing, and editing skills
Experience writing or editing interactive content
A strong interest or experience in event planning (especially virtual events for now)
A strong interest or experience in moderating events, conducting on-camera interviews, and appearing in videos as needed
Experience editing in a content management system (Post preferred)
Experience creating content based on SEO best practices
Ability to edit across different style guides for different projects
Familiarity with these tools preferred: Asana, Microsoft Word, Google Drive Suite (Docs, Sheets, Forms), WordPress
Consistent ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects, and prioritize workload
Astute sense of appropriate voice and tone
Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Ability to work with a manager, teammates, and colleagues in multiple time zones
Comfortable operating independently and collaboratively
Bonus: video and social media skills
A Red Ventures Brand:

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate.