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Company: Modern Healthcare - Crain Communications
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
August 23, 2013
Job ID: 1512757


Custom Content Writer/Producer


Modern Healthcare is looking for a Custom Content Writer/Producer that will be expected to lead custom content related business initiatives for Modern Healthcare from inception/creation to delivery.  Position requires excellent communication and project management skills.  Additionally, the candidate must be able to work on a variety of projects simultaneously and adhere to multiple deadlines; develop client relationships as well as team relationships.  This Custom Content Writer/Producer must be innovative and creative in their approach and thrive in a fast-pace environment that is constantly evolving to fit the changing media landscape.



  • Write, edit and proofread materials including whitepapers, thought leadership articles, case studies, web copy, blog postings, social media content and other communications on behalf of Modern Healthcare clients
  • Identify, develop and execute thought leadership strategies and tactics on behalf of Modern Healthcare clients
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis
  • Demonstrate knowledge and effectively utilize social media tactics
  • Strong presentation skills including the ability to moderate webinars and serve as on-camera expert/talent
  • Understanding of tracking and reporting of client related success metrics including leads generated, web traffic, content sharing, registrations, etc.
  • Provide client service administration support; attend meetings and assist with other project management
  • Participate in new business process including research and proposal preparation in partnership with Modern Healthcare Account Executives



  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of content development experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related concentration)
  • Knowledge of the healthcare and/or publishing industry.  Agency experience, a plus.
  • Strong understanding of the print and digital ecosystem (e.g. social, mobile, ad tech and video)
  • Organized, detail-oriented multi-tasker who thrives in fast paced environment and has the ability to meet to meet deadlines and work independently as well as with a team to service a variety of clients
  • Ability to travel to develop content and/or meet with clients
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Must have a strong work ethic, a can-do attitude and be dedicated to consistently providing quality work


Must provide digital portfolio or links to representative work.


Publication Overview

Modern Healthcare, is the healthcare industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, opinion and information.  Modern Healthcare’s print product has been published by Crain Communications Inc since 1976 and is the healthcare industry's only business news weekly.In addition to the print product we communicate with our readers via a variety of properties and platforms including digital, events, research and custom projects.


Organizational Overview

Crain Communications one of the largest privately-owned business publishers in the U.S. with 30 leading business, trade and consumer titles in North America and Europe producing exciting publications, digital products, events, marketing services, custom publishing, lead generation and research and data products to help its millions of readers and clients succeed.


As an authoritative source of vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers worldwide, each of the company's newspapers, magazines and electronic news sites have become required reading in their respective sector of business and consumer market. Providing unmatched value and award-winning editorial excellence, the company is respected for its dependable journalism which readers have relied upon for over 90 years.


Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization -- a profitable, well established publishing leader. 


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