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Health Writer

Location: London, UK / Status: Open

Your.MD is now looking for an accomplished health writer to join its ambitious team. They will report to the Head of Content Innovation and Operations with a dotted line to Your.MD’s Head of Clinical Innovation and Operations. This newly-created role will be responsible for writing medically-accurate digital copy for the company’s editorial and marketing channels (blog, health advice library, Android & iOS apps and social media).

Responsibilities

This is a full-time in-house role. If you join us, you’ll get to:

  • Produce medically-accurate and SEO-friendly editorial content for our app, website and social media channels.
  • Work closely with our in-house medical team to regularly craft new and informative health content
  • Dissect medical guidance and information and repurpose into easy to understand copy for a global audience, where English may not be the first language
  • Proofread all copy and messaging, ensuring that it adheres to brand and quality guidelines
  • Source appropriate imagery to accompany copy and disseminate content in a timely manner on the website and via key social media channels
  • Work as part of a dynamic team and carve your own space within a fluid working environment

Skills

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this role:

  • A self-motivated, pragmatic and innovative team-player
  • Excellent command of the English language - you should be obsessed with spelling and grammar but you also embrace new ways of using the language
  • Creative versatility to produce a wide range of copy, from UX microcopy to email newsletters, blog posts and corporate messaging
  • An understanding of UI/UX and experience working with product designers and developers
  • Curiosity fuels your creativity: you enjoy figuring out how/what in your copy works or doesn’t and use that to craft even better messages
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • A keen desire to help others through your work

Education and Experience

This is a mid-to-senior level role for a writer with at least 3 years of experience writing for an online health or medical publication. As such, you should have:

  • 3-5 years’ proven experience in a health writer role for an online publication or website
  • Advanced degree in English, journalism (including NCTJ qualification), life sciences, or any healthcare-related field
  • A good understanding of health/medical concepts and conditions

Compensation

You’ll receive a competitive salary with up to £50 monthly contribution to health & wellbeing activity of your choice and stock options.

You will get to work with an ambitious, highly talented and very friendly team in our Central London office.


To apply, email us at work@your.md with a copy of your CV, 3 examples of your published work and a covering letter explaining what you think you can bring to the role.

Please note that we will not be able to consider applications submitted without all of the requested documents.

Apply

If this role excites you and you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you. Please note: We are only interested in hearing from the people who will do the job, so no Agencies, please.

E-mail address

work@your.md

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