Executive Editor

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(4/28/2023 11:35 AM)
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Your Challenge:

At HIMSS, we are a catalyst for change in the health and wellness ecosystem. As one of the largest and most experienced global healthcare associations, it is our responsibility to lead this revolution. Our mission is to reform the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology. Our staff, nearly 300 world-wide, are vital to achieving that mission. We are looking for team members who are curious to ask “What if…?” and have the tenacity to fight for the change we believe in. Join HIMSS to be part of the transformation of health and wellness.


The purpose of this position is to lead and grow the MobiHealthNews editorial strategy, products and related content including the MobiHealthNews website, newsletters, video products, events and more. The Executive Editor currently has a direct report who will take point on working with freelancers and possibly interns to maintain the site based editorial content and newsletters. The Executive Editor will focus on constantly creating compelling content to engage their audience, enhance the reputation of the brand, and add value to the HIMSS global ecosystem aligned to near and short-term strategic goals. 


Essential Functions:

  • Develop and execute a brand vision and content roadmap for MobiHealthNews
  • Work within the editorial leadership to exchange ideas and identify synergies
  • Continually monitor primary and secondary sources to track subject specific news with the assistance of direct reports
  • Pitch innovative content ideas, news and enterprise stories
  • Track and convey aligned trends in the industry while writing and manage editorial support of 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 as needed and approved to build a solid and reliable content pipeline
  • Develop and support the launch of new HIMSS/MobiHealthNews content-based products and services, including all multimedia and event based content
  • Write and manage the writing of 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 (5) years of related editorial work experience
  • Superior writing ability: demonstrated success in writing original content, meeting daily deadlines and achieving short- and long-term goals for HIMSS and MobiHealthNews
  • Excellent written, communications and listening skills
  • Strong editing and copyediting skills. Familiarity with AP style, SEO best practices and emerging tools used for digital content distribution and amplification

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

  • Diverse, collaborative, and winning team environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements, opportunity to work 100% remote.
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage.
  • Generous paid time off, including time off to volunteer!
  • Wellbeing programs to support all of your emotional, physical, and financial needs
  • Emphasis on continuous learning and development.


Are you a Changemaker?

Together, we’ll do amazing things for healthcare.


HIMSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Vets/Disabled




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