Job Description

Managing Editor

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Job Overview

CancerCompass is looking for a managing editor to lead end-to-end editorial strategy and content development. This position offers a unique opportunity to join a startup in the health and medical space and help build an online resource for cancer patients from the ground up. CancerCompass’s vision is to be the first high-touch platform designed to support patients and their caregivers through every step, from prevention to survivorship. The managing editor will fill a critical role in delivering on that vision and will be responsible for creating the overall voice, tone, and style of the website, create process for content development, and help define a winning content strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and own overall editorial style guide and editorial standards for CancerCompass.com - 15%
  • Oversee all content development including medical articles, blogs, and multimedia content - 30%
  • Manage content assignments and final edits - 30%
  • Establish and manage process for medical review - 10%
  • Build and manage team of writers including internal staff, freelance writers, and vendors - 15%

Skills, Education, and Additional Information

We are looking for an individual with a strong editorial voice who knows how to translate information into personal understanding for web users. This role requires 8+ years’ experience in online editorial roles with at least 4 years overseeing content development. Experience in writing and editing medical content generally and oncology-related content specifically is strongly preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications or related field required.

This role will also be a key collaborator across multiple teams including design, technology and product and should be able to work across teams to help bring the editorial vision to life.

People Responsibility

This role will build and manage a team of writers including internal staff, freelance writers, and vendors.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

Application Instructions

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