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Company: Access Intelligence
Position:
Staff Writer - Healthcare
Location:
Maryland
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 27, 2013
Job ID: 1456379

Description:

Access Intelligence, LLC is seeking a Staff Writer for our Dorland Health products. The Staff Writer will assist in the coordination of the editorial content, production workflow and in planning the content and layout of all of the Dorland Publications. Utilizing knowledge of industry and trends, competitive environment, and editorial vision, the Staff Writer will conduct research; copyedit and proofread manuscripts; and write columns, articles, product and literature sections, news, and miscellaneous copy.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct research and write articles, stories, news items, feature stories, and other written materials
  • Perform copyediting and proofreading as needed
  • Track copy and graphic material
  • Develop marketing copy for all Dorland Products
  • Post content to various Dorland websites, including PPAI and social media sites
  • Follow publication standards and policies and assist in ensuring that the publication is factual and grammatically correct. 
  • Participate in reader and industry research to keep abreast and ahead of anticipated market needs and changes, and work with editorial staff to adjust strategy of publication(s) accordingly.
  • Attend industry conferences, trade shows, and other events, representing the publication and the Company as required.
  • Establish and maintain positive professional relationships with authors, industry experts, and other internal and external contacts.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Managing Editor and/or Editor in Chief.



JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Four-year degree in Journalism, English, Communications or other relevant field or commensurate experience.
  • Demonstrated competency in use of editing and proofreading skills to resolve stylistic, grammatical, and form of written material.
  • Proficiency with desktop publishing word processing software.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a deadline oriented environment.
  • Industry and trade show experience preferred.

 

Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and writing samples to jobs@accessintel.com. Please include salary requirements and mention JournalismJobs.com in your email.

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