Writer/Editor - Topic: Senior Care / Health Care

$1650 per month
Feb 16, 2019
Metro Area

Plain-English Media seeks a contract writer/editor for an online publication on practical, in-depth, business-building and innovative care information for executives, administrators, directors of nursing, and other care leaders at a variety of senior care facilities. Our audience includes professionals at assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities, post-acute facilities, and continuing care retirement communities.

Contractor will be responsible for:

  • writing up to 6 articles per month -- up to a total of 7,000 words; (usually we receive articles from guest contributors, which lessens the amount of content the writer/editor produces)  
  • coordinating articles from guest contributors
  • 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 as appropriate
  • conceptualizing and creating special reports on important topics, 4 per year, that would include original content combined with articles already published.

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • solid journalism background
  • an understanding of senior care
  • 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 $1,650 per month.

Please send resume, cover letter and at least 2 writing samples. Finalist candidate(s) will be asked to submit writing test.

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