RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Producing insightful news articles and features for print and online
  • Contributing towards editorial strategy and content across core publications, including online content for websites, print publications, weekly digital newsletters and social media
  • Commissioning content from external contributors
  • Conducting interviews with thought leaders in health, life sciences and social care
  • Reporting on internal and external conferences and events
  • Transcribing and writing-up interviews conducted by yourself or editorial team members
  • Proofreading/sub-editing content
  • Managing social media accounts to promote content
  • Liaising with commercial team in relation to client editorial or other commercial considerations
  • Liaising with ops team in relation to events, marketing and PR
  • Working within editorial budget

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Demonstrates an active interest in public policy and current affairs
  • Defines ambitious goals and establishes priorities with clear responsibilities to ensure results
  • Manages projects, activities and resources effectively
  • Encourages open discussion of different ideas and views; welcomes and solicits feedback
  • Instils continuous improvement mind-set and champions best practices
  • The role is all about being great with people, so a good personality and a good sense of humour are key
  • Happy to lead from the front and roll up sleeves if necessary

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working within healthcare, life sciences or related field
  • Experience working within a publishing or policy environment
  • Can produce high-quality written content
  • A high standard of proofreading/sub-editing skills
  • Ability to work to regular deadlines
  • Experience networking and developing industry contacts within B2B and public-sector environments
  • Experience working in PR or government affairs

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BSc (Hons) degree, at least 2:1 or above

JOB TYPE:

  • Full-time

TO APPLY