Editorial Assistant

Job ID 2021-3087

Editorial New York, New York


Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


This position provides editorial support to ensure efficient and effective execution of projects within agreed priorities, budgets and time scales to the highest quality and with minimal supervision. Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Processing contracts and associated paperwork for Medscape contributors in a timely manner
  • Maintaining a database tracking contracts, bios, and disclosures
  • Assisting with the creation of regular web traffic reports and various analytics
  • Assisting with editorial projects, as needed
  • Providing general administrative/editorial support, as needed, to SVP and other senior editorial staff


  • Ability to prioritize and adhere to established timeline
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in group setting
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of Google Suite (Gmail, Sheets, Docs, etc)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


  • Six months or college experience in editorial operations support (print/web)
  • College degree
  • Familiarity with medical terminology; and/or experience in medical publishing/CME environment