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Writer/Editor - Health Care Marketing

Publication or Company 
Industry  B2B Publishing, Internet/Online/New Media, Other Publishing
Benefits Flexible Hours, Telecommute Policy
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location Alameda, CA
Job Requirements Plain-English Media, LLC, is seeking a freelance writer for a print and online publication on health care marketing, communications and business development for an audience of professionals in these fields at hospital chains, surgery centers, medical practices, and other health care organizations.

Contractor will be responsible for:
* writing 7 articles per month (a total of 7,500 words)
* performing research and story selection
* identifying and interviewing expert sources – sources have generally come from two constituencies: consultants who advise health care organizations and professionals employed by the health care organizations
* securing appropriate graphics from sources when appropriate
* conceptualizing and creating special reports on important topics, 2 per year, that would include original content combined with articles already published.

Ideal candidate will possess:
* solid journalism background
* an understanding of health care, marketing, PR, and related topics
* ability to clarify complicated technical information into concise, ''plain-English'' prose
* vision to identify and crystallize the critical takeaways of business development case studies

This contract position pays $1,250 per month.
About Our Company Launched in 2008, Plain-English Media, LLC, is a profitable, privately held company based in Alameda, CA. PEM currently publishes in the real estate and health care verticals. It is run by a team with a track record of launching and growing publications and other information products that serve the needs of audiences of business professionals and dedicated community volunteers.