News Editor, Global English Market

Job ID 2024-6920

Editorial London, London


Position at WebMD

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Medscape's Global Editorial Team is seeking an English market news editor. A newly created position, this role would support our English Editorial Market Lead with news production geared toward healthcare professionals in Europe and the UK across the two English-language Medscape Professional Network websites ( and The ideal candidate would be based in the UK or Europe.
News Editor Responsibilities:
  • Ensure high editorial standards are maintained for all content published on (Europe focus) and Medscape UK
  • Develop topics for news coverage that are aligned with editorial strategy
  • Assign coverage to freelance writers and edit as needed
  • Produce UK clinical summaries using various editorial tools
  • Work within approved news budgets for both and Medscape UK
  • Fill in for the English market lead and global editor (Canada/translations) as needed
  • Collaborate with the marketing team and other departments as needed on OUS English market campaigns
  • Bachelor's degree and/or at least 3 years of experience in medical journalism or related field
  • Native or fluent speaker, writer, and editor of English
  • Familiarity with the health care system, government, and culture of the market (Europe/UK)
  • Detail oriented, organized, and comfortable with working in a fast-paced remote or hybrid environment
  • Based in Europe or UK