SWINY Jobs: Medical Editor, McMahon Group

Job Title:        Medical Editor

 

Employer:      McMahon Group

 

Type:              Full-time

 

Location:        New York City

 

 

Job Description

 

McMahon Group seeks an associate editor to join the No. 1-read newsmagazine in its field, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News (GEN), which offers articles with a timely mix of meeting coverage, regular features and columns by key opinion leaders.  

 

Web presence is strong and growing with a significant increase in Twitter followers and an increase in web traffic in 2014. The associate editor works in conjunction with the Editorial Director on the assigning, writing and editing of 25 to 30 articles per month.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

Writing and editing breaking news and feature articles

 

Managing freelance writers

 

Interacting with editorial advisory board to hone print and web content

 

On-site coverage of society meetings

 

Working closely with the Art and Copy Departments to close the issue each month

 

Creating compelling weekly e-Newsletters and breaking news e-Alerts

 

Using social media to promote content (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.)

 

Qualifications

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

 

A background in the life sciences and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a medical editor or writer in the Gastro field and Clinical Oncology field as well

 

Top-notch news judgment, with a passion for clear, concise newspaper-style prose.  An understanding of medical statistics and study data interpretation

 

Strong tracking and production skills

 

Knowledge of AP and AMA styles

 

A drive to learn from web analytics and build a growing, dedicated web audience

 

Ability to package content for print and translate/rethink for website.

 

An appreciation for teamwork between editorial, sales and upper management.

 

McMahon Publishing Group is a 43-year-old company that has market-leading titles in anesthesiology, gastroenterology, general surgery, infectious disease, oncology and pain medicine.

 

McMahon Group offers clinical newspapers, educational projects in a wide range of medical specialties. The clinicians who consistently receive our publications, several of which rank first in syndicated readership scores, recognize McMahon Group as a trusted source for timely, cutting-edge medical news and education.


How to apply

 

Please email your resume and salary requirements to Jeannie Moyer. our HR Director. at jmoyer@mcmahonmed.com

 

 

Alan S. Brown

SWINY Jobs Board

 

 

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