Associate Editor

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2021 5:38 PM)
# of Openings
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Your Challenge:

The purpose of this position is to assist the Managing Editors in running and growing editorial products, including Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Finance News, and MobiHealthNews. The Associate Editor will have no direct reports, but could take point on working with freelancers and possibly interns to fill out the site and newsletters. They will assist the MEs in creating compelling content that will engage their audience, enhance the reputation of the brand, and add value to the HIMSS global membership.


Essential Functions:

  • Monitor primary and secondary sources to track subject specific news.
  • Pitch news and enterprise stories.
  • Keep track of trends in the industry and write enterprise pieces that explore or reference those trends.
  • Edit freelancers’ and peers’ work to ensure that it is accurate and meets editorial standards and style guidelines. Work with freelance writers to build a solid and reliable pipeline.
  • Support the launch of new HIMSS content-based products and services, including multimedia and membership-based content.
  • Write and report high-quality original content, including articles, videos, and podcasts.

What you will need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Media, Communication, Journalism or English, or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of one (1) years of related work experience.
  • Superior writing ability: demonstrated success in writing original content and meeting daily deadlines.
  • Excellent written and communications skills; effective listener.
  • Strong editing and copyediting skills. Familiarity AP style, SEO best practices and emerging tools used for digital content presentation.

Why we love HIMSS, and why you will, too:

  • Our talent anywhere philosophy allows employees the flexibility to work virtually on an as-needed or permanent basis.
  • Competitive, comprehensive healthcare coverage.
  • Generous paid time off, including time off to volunteer!
  • 401(k) with employer match and profit sharing.
  • Be Well! Lifestyle reimbursement program.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development programs.

Are you a Changemaker?

We’ll do amazing things for healthcare.


HIMSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Vets/Disabled


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