Editorial Assistant - Everyday Health

Editorial New York, New York Remote - United States


Description

Position at Everyday Health - Professional

Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education and services attracting an engaged audience of over 60 million health consumers and over 800,000 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 professionals and consumers with trusted content and services delivered through Everyday Health Group’s world-class brands.

The Opportunity

MedPage Today (medpagetoday.com) is a physician-focused medical news and information site. We are searching for an Editorial Assistant to accomplish administrative, production, and research tasks across our custom and native editorial teams. This EA will be an energetic multi-tasker, able to take on a variety of different responsibilities across the two teams. They will be extremely productive, love to keep information organized, and be socially versatile and personable.

The tasks that this person will be responsible for range from highly administrative ones (listed below) to typical production tasks, but there will also be opportunities to help our enterprise and investigative team by monitoring social media to identify leads that the team can pursue for stories. 

Familiarity with medicine and medical specialties appreciated but not required—this can be learned. We are a daily news site where productivity is key and the ability to generate ideas is highly valued.

This position can either be located in our main office in New York City, or it can be remote.

Key Responsibilities:

Administrative

  • Managing invoices and invoice spreadsheets
  • Processing paperwork for onboarding new writers, reviewers, and contributing physicians
  • Tracking content flow across multiple projects
  • Tracking, filing, and organizing freelancer submissions
  • Corresponding with reviewers and authors
  • Sending "thank you's" to enterprise sources with links to the stories they're quoted in, copying the writer (for relationship and reputation building)

Production

  • Proofreading for sense, spelling, style consistency
  • Preparing production spreadsheets
  • Inputting content into the MedPage CMS
  • Generating and testing emails on behalf of the MPT Production team

Research and Writing

  • Searching for relevant journal articles to report on in custom centers
  • Daily "sourcing” for our enterprise & investigative team: Checking social media first thing every morning for story tips to pass along
  • Assisting with surveys and call-outs on an as-needed basis
  • Depending on the candidate: work on unbylined "evergreen" content -- either writing the whole piece or contributing research

Job Qualifications

  • Previous administrative and / or editorial and / or production experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to work in all Office systems including excel, and within our CMS (which is basic)
  • High attention to detail, bordering on perfectionism
  • Excellent time-management skills, organization and project management skills
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Able to work well with others and work across teams
  • An interest in medical publishing

Our Culture and Values

We love collaboration, always desire to understand the business problem we’re solving, push decisions down as low as possible, and want to further our culture of innovation and experimentation.  We created our values together, to embody both our audience goals and our workplace aspirations: to promote diversity and create opportunities; to be authentic; to enable wellness; to ignite passion and reimagine possibilities; to be results driven with a bias toward action; and to inspire connectedness.

About Everyday Health

At Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global®, 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 focused 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 work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then Everyday Health is the place for you.

Everyday Health Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. This is a remote/office-based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except within Colorado.

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