Senior Health Editor - What to Expect

Editorial New York, New York


Description

Position at Everyday Health

What to Expect is seeking an experienced health writer/editor to keep our catalog of evergreen pregnancy/parenting content accurate, useful and up-to-date. You will make changes to live content both proactively and reactively, and will play a critical role in our cyclical planning process. This position will report to the Deputy Editor and has the potential to be remote.


Responsibilities: 

  • Manage annual content review process in collaboration with freelance fact-checkers and Medical Review Board members. 
  • Systematically check and update existing content for internal consistency, flagging dated passages for revision and making corrections where necessary.
  • Keep track of relevant health journals and communications from the CDC and professional organizations (ACOG, AAP) for research and policy changes that may impact WTE content 
  • Lead editorial improvement projects, including large-scale efforts to merge articles of similar topics, improve SEO, update for improved reader experience, and more
  • Assign/edit new evergreen SEO content in key areas for audience expansion.


Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience working as a writer/editor on health content (focus on pregnancy/parenting/children a plus) 
  • SEO best practices, especially around YMYL content and E-A-T
  • Meticulously organized and detail-oriented

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