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Contently Is Looking for Healthcare Writers and Editors Who Speak Italian

By The Freelancer November 9th, 2021

Saluti! We’re currently seeking writers and managing editors who specialize in B2C healthcare content and are fluent in Italian.

As a writer or editor for Contently, you’ll help our customers—some of the world’s most recognizable brands—craft high-quality content that drives strategic business goals. You’ll be a partner and resource for our clients while working remotely on a freelance, contract basis. Managing editors are billed hourly and paid monthly. Fees for freelance writing gigs vary project by project.

Managing editor responsibilities

Our managing editors use their impressive copywriting, editing, and narrative chops to create high-quality stories. They also oversee freelance writers, manage the editorial publishing schedule, and ensure that each and every piece of content aligns with the customer’s overarching marketing strategy.

Here’s the full list of ME responsibilities:

Design the editorial process

  • Create stories in the Contently platform
  • Establish and/or enforce quality and standards
  • Solicit and approve/decline pitches, and provide feedback to writers
  • Help establish an editorial calendar that aligns with the customer’s content plan
  • Update the customer’s content strategy by working collaboratively with the Customer Success team
  • Edit content for grammar, spelling, tone, and voice
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics

Manage the contributor team

  • Manage the customer’s freelance contributor team, including staffing writers, answering questions, clarifying briefs, approving drafts, etc.
  • Ensure compliance to the publication’s stipulated style, content strategy, editorial policy, and publishing policies
  • Manage content workflow
  • Manage and enforce deadlines, including communicating with customers and the Customer Success team about changes in agreed-upon delivery dates

Support customer relationships

  • Provide editorial and talent updates during bi-weekly/monthly status calls with customers and Customer Success team members
  • Communicate with customers via the platform (and email as needed)

Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of editorial experience
  • Experience working with a remote team

Freelance writer responsibilities

Our freelance writers are our bread and butter. They help our customers tell stories with guidance from the managing editor. They have experience in the field, know how to take direction, and are able to hit the ground running. Ideal candidates for this role are great storytellers conversant in healthcare and comfortable tailoring content to a B2C audience. The ability to distill information and strategically use data and keywords is also important.

Apply today

Candidates for either role must have access to the necessary tools (computer hardware and software, reliable internet service, etc.). Special attention will be paid to those based in Italy and who speak Italian.

We’re looking for one managing editor and several writers. If you’re interested, here’s how to apply:

  1. Register with Contently by creating a free Contently portfolio.
  2. Fill out THIS form with your relevant experience and areas of expertise.

If you’re a good fit, a member of our Creative Marketplace team will be in touch with next steps.

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