Senior Editor

Working from home
Competetive compensation, including full benefit package and bonus
Oct 25, 2018
Metro Area
Full Time

This position is responsible for turning factual articles on science, health and nutrition into eye-catching must-read articles for a general readership through clever and engaging copy editing. Must be able to utilize company style and sensibility to edit articles, rewrite introductions, write ad copy, table of contents engage an educated but general readership.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Edit straight forward articles filled with science and technical information into easy to ready, compelling articles for a general audience. Ensure all copy portrays the organizations mission and goals, ensuring consistency with style and tone
  • Incorporate new positioning, new information as well as a new introduction; Creatively position article content to create a “must read” sensibility
  • Write compelling Table of Contents based on monthly articles extracting the key points of each article to entice audience
  • Quick turnaround of late breaking science news as sidebars to existing articles
  • Incorporate science in an understandable and attractive fashion, craft ads for new product introductions and refresh existing ads; ads must be FDA compliant
  • Review and proof PDFs of article before going to press each month
  • Conduct research using databases, news organizations and published studies to identify relevant information that can be used to enhance existing articles and make the more newsworthy
  • Regular onsite attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Additional duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to write consumer-oriented advertising copy, ideally with experience in pharmaceutical copy writing for a general audience
  • High-level copy writing/editing skills
  • Advertising/marketing background a plus
  • 5+ years of magazine and publishing experience with high profile periodicals
  • Advanced level science degree preferred
  • In depth knowledge of dietary supplements, medicine and science
  • Must have impressive portfolio of published work

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