Writer / Editor - Being Patient

We are looking for an experienced editor / writer for Being Patient, a new media company that produces editorially independent news platforms reporting on important health issues from the patient’s point of view.

Starting with Alzheimer’s disease, we aim to break new ground in the field of reporting. We look at the latest research in human genetics and biomarkers and analyze the evidence surrounding risk factors for the disease. We examine the efforts by the scientific community to find a cure and unravel its cause and find the human stories behind the disease. We aim to empower patients, caregivers and the genetically predisposed community with the tools they need to navigate the information and elevate the patient’s voice in the conversation.

We need an experienced editor / writer with a background in health and / or science reporting to research new topics, find relevant stories, conduct interviews, and produce excellent content that meets the highest journalistic standard.

Responsibilities will include:

Conducting background research on specific topics
Working with our user research team to craft an editorial strategy that meets the needs of our target population
Producing content for the site (text, visuals, multimedia). These could include backgrounders for specific topics, interviews, articles, videos etc.
Edit and write summaries of aggregated content


3 years plus of reporting work on health / science issues
A degree / qualification in a science is preferable
Adaptable and motivated to work with a growing and quickly changing start-up

How To Apply:

Send your CV and a sample of your writing to deborah@beingpatient.com.

Additional Details:

Location State Salary Duration Deadline
Remote Negotiable Ongoing July 31, 2017

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Created On:  07/07/2017 - 12:00 a.m.

Modified On:  07/10/2017 - 01:36 p.m.

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