Bilingual Health Editor (Spanish/English)

Job ID 2024-6311

Editorial Atlanta, Georgia Newark, New Jersey


Position at WebMD

WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.    

Position Overview
WebMD is seeking an experienced, bilingual Health Editor (fluent in Spanish and English) to support
development of consumer health content and lead development of Spanish consumer health content.
This editor will participate in a deadline-driven, cross-functional content development process that
aims to deliver a variety of content types that inform and engage patient and consumer audiences
about specific health conditions and topics. Assignments will range from content collections to
premium multimedia experiences. This editor is responsible for ensuring content accuracy, quality,
and clarity, managing freelance writers, and communicating with project managers, editorial, medical
review and design stakeholders while prioritizing aggressive deadlines. This editor will also play a
leading role in scaling our original and translated Spanish content offerings. Candidates should be
detail oriented, independent editors with strong communication and critical thinking skills who can
work effectively with teams in a virtual work environment. Ability to translate complex medical
information into plain language (in both English and Spanish) is an essential skill required for this

 Managing development, quality control, and timely delivery of sponsored custom content
 Ensuring content is accurate, high quality, and adherent to WebMD style guide
 Facilitating editorial workflows using custom CMS and project management tools
 Managing and editing assignments delegated to freelance writers
 Collaborating with editorial, publishing, and medical review stakeholders to develop, publish,
and optimize content efficiently and effectively
 Serve as topline editor for Spanish content quality assurance, and lead development of
Spanish content operations and style guide   

  • 3-5 years’ experience creating digital health and medical content for a consumer audience
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related discipline
  • Completely fluent in Universal Spanish.
  • Experience completing health content in Spanish.
Preferred Skills:    
  • Exceptional and versatile content creation skills
  • Excellent time management and ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Commitment to content quality and ability to think critically and comprehensively about editing
  • Skilled at brainstorming and collaborating with a creative team
  • Comfortable with balancing multiple priorities and projects
  • Positive attitude under pressure and excellent interpersonal team skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate as a cross-functional team member
  • Experience working in a CMS and with Microsoft Office and Google tools