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FierceMobileHealthcare Freelance Writer and Editor
FierceMarkets, a growing online media company based in Washington, D.C., is seeking an experienced B2B healthcare reporter who will be responsible for news reporting in a fast-paced,
deadline-oriented environment with a focus on mobile technology’s role in the industry. Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the FierceMobileHealthcare editor will contribute to our weekly newsletter and also will be responsible for developing and interviewing sources, staying abreast of current trends in the marketplace and helping to develop ideas for advanced products, such as webinars and eBooks. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and a commitment to editorial quality. You will be part of a team that is responsible for making FierceMobileHealthcare the first place healthcare leaders turn to for industry news and establishing a trusted relationship with readers. This is a telecommuting position.
Identify and write online stories throughout the week, as well as a weekly column, targeted to a sophisticated audience of healthcare executives and leaders with a focus on mobile technology’s role in the industry.
Create special features and articles for the publication and website and conduct interviews with industry leaders.
Contribute to editorial development and execution of advanced products, including eBooks and webinars.
Attend at least one conference or trade shows per year, cover sessions and news from those shows, take briefings, cover press conferences and interview speakers and attendees.
Post to and help grow our presence on social media sites.
Actively engage and build audiences using SEO tactics and social media best practices.
Minimum of 3 or more years of editorial experience, at least one of which must be covering healthcare technology news.
STRONG editorial skills and familiarity with AP style: There will be a writing and editing test as part of the application.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Familiarity with AP style.
Experience with daily online journalism, general understanding of SEO tactics, and familiarity with social media platforms.
Familiarity with major topics of interest to healthcare executives, including mHealth, telemedicine and telehealth, remote patient monitoring, patient engagement and all relevant regulatory issues.
Ability to create original content and identify topics that will resonate with readers.
Ability to work independently to achieve deadlines.
Positive attitude and a “fierce” work ethic.
Experience with Content Management Systems a plus.
Email applications to Dan Bowman.