Senior Health Editor, Everyday Health Group

Editorial Remote - United States


Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education and services attracting an engaged audience of over 74 million health consumers and over 890,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians. Our mission is to drive better clinical and health outcomes through decision-making informed by highly relevant information, data, and analytics. We empower healthcare providers, consumers and payers with trusted content and services delivered through Everyday Health Group’s world-class brands.

Since 2008, Lose It! has helped millions of members lose more than 125 million pounds by providing a comprehensive, personal, app-based weight loss program. Lose It!’s mission is to help the world achieve a healthy weight through a suite of products and services. Available on iOS and Android, Lose It! empowers members to live healthier lives and achieve their weight loss goals through motivation and challenges, coaching, overall health management, and the insights that come from tracking and monitoring daily calories, exercise, and nutrition. 

The Opportunity
Everyday Health Group is looking for a Senior Health Editor with a passion for health and wellness to ideate, assign, edit, publish, and optimize original editorial content for its network website and app Lose It!. 

EHG’s mission is to empower and inspire people to live their healthiest lives every day, and as part of the team creating content for Lose It!, this individual should have a particular interest in healthy weight management through diet and lifestyle.

The applicant should have strong, demonstrated digital storytelling and editing skills, as well as a familiarity with evolving SEO best practices. EHG editors are responsible for working on a wide range of content, including guides, features, blog posts, personal profiles, and news. This specific individual should be a creative, independent editor with the ability to prioritize and excel in a deadline-driven environment. The applicant should have strong communication and project management skills and should be comfortable working cross-functionally with departments such as Content Strategy/SEO and Audience and Channel Marketing, along with external freelance editors and writers, to meet project deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help strengthen the Lose It! voice and tone and integrate it into new content 
  • Recruit team of freelance writers with experience interviewing experts, interpreting scientific research for a lay audience, and covering subjects including diet, nutrition, recipes, weight loss, fitness, and emotional wellness. 
  • Collaborate with the Lose It! Marketing and Everyday Health editorial team to generate story ideas, assign, and edit high-quality, engaging, SEO-friendly, and medically accurate content
  • Work with the Lose It! Marketing Team to ensure content contains updated and relevant product guidance
  • Update and optimize existing content using SEO research tools
  • Manage editorial workflow through publication, including working with the Lose It! Marketing team, SEO, photo/design, medical review, copy edit, and production
  • Use data and SEO guidance to inform content decisions
  • Collaborate on strategic content with other departments, e.g. Lose It! Marketing Team, SEO Team, Medical Reviewers, Photo Editors, Content Editors, and Strategists as needed
  • Collaborate with social media, programming, and newsletter teams on the promotion of content programs

Job Qualifications

  • 7+ years of digital editing, including experience with an online Health, Wellness, News and/or Lifestyle brand
  • Strong background in health content, including diet and nutrition, and the ability to distill complex scientific information into easily understandable and engaging information for users
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • Familiarity with content marketing 
  • Demonstrated experience writing display copy for landing pages and newsletters, and editing in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience recruiting and managing freelance writers 
  • Contacts and sources in the health and wellness space such as HCPs, nonprofits, and credentialed wellness influencers, as well as experienced freelance writers
  • Understanding of SEO best practices and editorial standards, and dexterity in adapting to dynamic guidelines in these areas
  • Ability to lead large projects and handle multiple projects at once under tight deadlines 
  • Strong organizational ability, good verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and the capacity to work effectively under pressure
  • Experience working in a CMS
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably Journalism, Communications, English, Marketing or related field

Our Culture and Values

We created our values together to guide our collective purpose and pursuits. We are collaborators and problem solvers. We empower one another to make informed decisions and to be enabled towards action. We embrace success. We recognize that innovation can spark and be born from any of us no matter our individual role or background. We encourage open mindedness and sensitivity to each other and our environment. Our personal and professional passions get ignited, nurtured and supported. We value that doing is greater than talking as the most measurable means of impact. Our collective purpose to deliver enlightened audience experiences with trusted brands is what drives the success of our business and our professional satisfaction. 

Life at Everyday Health

At Everyday Health Group, a division of Ziff Davis, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community.  We believe in careers versus jobs and people versus employees.  We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

Everyday Health offers competitive salaries in addition to robust health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits, Flexible Spending accounts, 401(k) with company match, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Pregnancy and Parental leave, Family Planning Support via Maven, Flexible Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, Fitness Reimbursement as well as employee-focused engagement and education programs, including Employee Resource Groups and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic, flexible work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then Everyday Health is the place for you.  Everyday Health Group has employees located in 38 states as well as offices in NYC, Asheville, London, England and Mumbai, India

Everyday Health Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.

*Note: Disclosure as required by CO sb19-085 (8-5-20), NYCHRL, and CA SB-1162 and WA SB5761: the salary compensation for this role when being performed in CO, NYC, CA or WA is $75,000 to $90,000.  Compensation for this business unit specific role is based on a variety of factors including experience, scope of the role, capabilities to perform the role, as well as business & company performance.