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Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Writers and Editors Wanted

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Writers and Editors Wanted

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Managing Editor, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

About: The Managing Editor will manage content development and editorial production of monthly newsmagazine, associated digital content, and other publishing projects. Additional responsibilities include: coordinating activities of the newsmagazine’s related staff; managing vendor relations; compiling, writing and editing features and news copy as needed; and writing association copy.

Location: Arlington, VA

Medium: Online/Print

Status:  Full-Time

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Editorial Assistant , (via
Location: New York, NY

Status:  Full-Time

Information:, the beauty-meets-health website created by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen, is looking for a sharp, hard working editorial assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and resourceful, with strong writing, editing, and interpersonal skills and an interest in creating magazine-style journalism for the web.

Senior Writer, University of California, San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Status: Full-time
Information: The Annual Giving Writer is responsible for preparing a variety of materials for the Annual Giving Program. Working with the Senior Director of Annual Giving, the Annual Giving Writer will research and write materials in support of Annual Giving for UCSD, compelling direct mail pieces, writing and maintaining content for fundraising marketing and communications tools including website, brochures, newsletters, presentations and proposals and other materials supporting the mission of the University's Annual Giving program.

Editorial Assistant, Leading Health Website (via
Location: New York, NY
Status: Temporary
Qualifications:  The leading consumer health and women’s lifestyle website seeks an Editorial Assistant to start immediately. Mastery of several web publishing systems, including Photoshop, V6, Wordpress, Cheetahmail, or equivalent is a must. Experience writing, blogging, creating newsletters, and/or editing for a health or women’s site preferable. With opportunities to write and be considered for full-time employment at the world’s largest magazine publishing company.

Senior Writer, Health Dialog
Location: Boston, MA
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online/Print
Information: Working as part of a team, the incumbent will execute on Health Dialog’s external communications strategy by developing high quality written communications for an array of communications initiatives. Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

Associate Editor, Jhpiego
Location: Baltimore, MD
Status: Full-Time
Medium: Online/Print
Requirements:  The Associate Editor will write and edit Jhpiego publications and materials for different audiences and purposes in collaboration with the Technical Leadership, Global Programs, and External Relations and Communications Offices. Manage the editing, review and finalization of publications projects from their arrival in the Publications unit to the final production stage. Edit and write materials on a variety of public health topics.

Writer/Editor/Communications Manager, Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Status: Full-Time
Medium: Online/Print
Requirements:  As part of the Corporate Communications Department, this position researches, writes, edits, proofreads, annotates, and publishes articles, presentations, speeches, white papers, academic papers, scripts, website postings, announcements, press releases, talking points documents, training materials, learning modules, communications plans (including marketing communications plans), and other communications that help reinforce the Intermountain brand. Analyzes and commissions research.

Associate/Senior Editor - Health Affairs, Project Hope
Location: Bethesda, MD
Status: Full-time
Requirements: The person in this position participates in the manuscript evaluation, review, and revision processes by reading manuscripts, identifying authors and reviewers, evaluating review comments, and working with authors to improve their manuscripts within established editorial guidelines.

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The 2017 California Fellowship, for California-based journalists only, will be held March 5-9, 2017 in Los Angeles. This Fellowship will focus on vulnerable populations and access to care and health care reform and innovation. We also take an in-depth look at how community conditions influence individuals' prospects for health. Each Fellow receives a $1,000 stipend to assist with the costs of reporting an ambitious Fellowship project on a California health issue, as well as six months of mentoring by a Senior Fellow. Deadline to apply is Dec. 1.  For more information, go here.


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