Freelance Writer (Health Care) (259-897)

Writer with journalism experience sought for daily health care newsletters

SmartBrief is seeking a freelance writer with a background or strong interest in journalism to summarize news articles for daily email newsletters targeted to health care and life sciences professionals. Candidates will need to complete a 35-minute writing test to be considered.

Applicants should have daily morning availability, although afternoon assignments are also available.

What we’re looking for:

  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-intensive, newsroom-style work environment.
  • Someone who can demonstrate an ability to interpret medical, scientific and/or health care content.
  • The ideal candidate has worked as a writer or editor for a health care, science or medical publication. Experience with multiple daily deadlines a plus.

Job Duties:

  • Using both manual and automated searches, find appropriate articles to include in the brief.
  • Summarize online articles, studies and other information for use in email publications.
  • Self edit/correct own copy for accuracy, grammar, spelling, etc.
  • Use online publishing tools to create e-mail newsletters and other content.

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