Job Opening details:-
Company Name :- Highwire Public Relations
Position Name :- Staff Writer, Health
Company Location :- Los Angeles, CA
Job Category : Content writing jobs
Full Job Description :-
About us: Highwire Public Relations is a modern communications agency designed for disruptive companies. As the top-ranked independent tech and healthcare PR firm, we represent some of the biggest brands in cloud, enterprise, security, fintech, healthcare, and consumer. We are nimble, creative and committed to growth and inclusivity for all our team members.
At Highwire, we believe that storytelling fuels transformation. And the most impactful stories represent all voices and perspectives. As a values-driven agency, we foster an inclusive environment, where everyone—regardless of age, race/ethnicity, size, shape, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and different abilities–can feel safe, celebrated and worthy.
We ensure every Highwire Walker has unique support to climb to success. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging is permanent and foundational to our business and culture. We aspire to change our industry and build a better future for all.
About the job: We seek a talented writer who specializes in health to support our clients’ editorial needs. Working as part of our digital team of 23 specialists whose focus areas also include social, design and creative, you will create medium and long-form content that helps our clients shape the future of their industries, establishing them as leaders and industry influencers through compelling content.
About you: You’re a curious, ambitious writer with a passion for health innovation and a journalistic drive. You thrive on learning about the complex problems health care technology solves, then explaining them simply, with grace and accuracy, for a variety of audiences. You are familiar with the regulatory landscape and language that is unique to healthcare. You know how to write in compliance for businesses operating in the regulated health industry. You enjoy a fast pace, write quickly and well, have an eye for detail and can manage several projects at once. You’ve never missed a deadline (okay, maybe one), and are driven to ensure that we regularly exceed expectations. And you enjoy working with smart, hard-working, and fun people to help create the future of a growing agency.
Work directly with clients and our digital team to outline, draft, revise and deliver high-quality copy Write in a variety of voices and tones, and for a variety of longer-form media, including blog posts, published bylines, LinkedIn or Medium posts and more Conduct online research to develop expertise and contextual knowledge on complex healthcare subjects Read health data, policy and guidelines to extract newsworthy highlights and storylines that can be developed into compelling, mainstream-audience content — while remaining faithful to the data Interview client subject matter experts to identify the best stories and glean technical detail Work closely with colleagues in social media and PR to ensure that editorial copy is well integrated with broader communications strategies Conduct competitor research to ensure content is unique and compelling Help manage editorial projects by updating editorial calendars, tracking deadlines and communicating with Highwire team members and clients
4 years of copywriting or journalism experience (health industry experience a must; health tech preferred). Agency experience a plus, but not essential Record of writing content for publication The ability to quickly get up to speed with complicated technical and/or health care subjects in order to write authoritatively on them Experience conducting interviews with subject matter experts Ability to effectively tailor voice and tone based on client and audience The ability to take initiative, stay organized and handle multiple projects at once An eye for detail, including spelling, grammar, and AP style A reverence for deadlines Ability to surprise and delight
Competitive salary Hybrid work model to suit your schedule and lifestyle Supportive work environment with a company-wide commitment to diversity and inclusion, personal growth and professional training Three weeks of vacation in year one and four weeks beginning in year three Generous time off schedule: Highwire offices close at 3pm every Friday, for Juneteenth, for extended breaks for July 4th and from Christmas until the new year 401K match with immediate vesting Medical and dental benefits Paid parental leave Commuter Benefit / FSA Home office equipment stipend Calm app subscription Annual curiosity stipend of $100 for books, exhibitions, etc. Charitable Donation Match of $100 annually for every employee
At Highwire PR, we are entrepreneurs, makers and explorers. We are committed to fostering an inclusive agency environment, where every employee can be seen, heard, and valued. We believe in taking and owning a seat at the table, and the equal importance of creating empowered spaces for diverse storytellers. We seek to hire, develop, and retain talented professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. Applicants from historically marginalized or underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.