Elysium Health

Staff Writer

3+ months agoNew York, NY

Elysium is looking for a staff writer to help share the company's mission, product campaigns, and the scientific rigor with which the company takes care to develop, test, and bring to market its products with the outside world. The role requires a unique combination of marketing and journalism, consumer health and science, and branding and content, and will draw on cross-functional skill sets daily. You will report to the VP of Communications and Brand Marketing, and collaborate with the broader creative, marketing, and scientific teams.

Elysium is science-first, and brings its mission and vision to people by meeting them where they are: across a number of platforms and a variety of mediums. We want to be the trusted brand and source of health and science information for our growing community.

Responsibilities

  • Write website, social, advertising, and email copy that explains products and ongoing company initiatives
  • Adapt scientific studies, papers, and processes into content that appeals to the general public
  • Learn and maintain a working knowledge of FDA and FTC regulations for supplement manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies
  • Work with the Director of Scientific Content to manage an editorial calendar under the direction of the VP of Communications and Brand Marketing
  • Act as researcher, writer, and editor for a variety of materials aimed at multiple audiences. This can include but is not limited to fact-checking content, writing stories for the newsletter, ghostwriting articles, copyediting, etc.
  • There will also be an opportunity to do original reporting, write stories of varying degrees of complexity, and work on video and photo shoots

Requirements

  • A genuine interest in health and science
  • A record of academic and professional achievement
  • The ability to write about any topic with style, authority, and precision
  • Minimum of three years experience working in editorial and copywriting, including writing, reporting, editing, ad copy and other marketing materials, and working in a CMS (e.g., WordPress)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Agility with new approaches, platforms, and concepts
  • Academic and/or professional background in science is preferred but not required


How you are benefited

  • Competitive Salary
  • High-quality health insurance: As an employee at Elysium you'll be able to pick between several medical, dental, and vision plans. All choices include healthcare support, on-demand primary care, and virtual support.
  • Flexible vacation: Hard work requires time off to rest and recharge. Elysium employees take a vacation at their discretion (in consultation with their managers)
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement credit: Can be used towards gym memberships, therapy, massages, yoga, etc.
  • Professional Development: Team members are granted a stipend per year for continuing education expenses.
  • Team Outings
  • Dog-Friendly Office


About Elysium

Elysium Health's mission is to solve the biggest challenges in health with science, to help people lead healthier lives. Working directly with the world's leading scientists, clinicians, and institutions, Elysium Health translates critical advancements in scientific research into health solutions people can access today.

The Elysium team is made up of individuals who are passionate about creating a fundamentally new approach to healthcare, one that focuses not exclusively on disease but on health. We tackle challenges with creativity, integrity, and a willingness to collaborate. We believe that aging is not only the greatest risk factor for all major chronic conditions, but that aging research represents the most significant opportunity to improve human health today. It is our responsibility to share the benefits of aging research with as many people as possible, to effect real and meaningful change. This includes our colleagues, our families, and our friends-who were the original inspiration for Elysium. We are solving some of the world's most interesting and important problems, and believe no one should assume that because a problem is hard, it's unsolvable.

Elysium Health is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job ID: elysium_health-1442429098