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.)




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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