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Freelance Medical Copywriter (Remote)

SmartBug Media, a leading digital and content marketing agency, is seeking a freelance medical writer who has practical experience in the field, particularly with:

  • Nursing
  • Surgery
  • Medical Equipment
  • Medical Translation
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Genetics

We are looking for someone who consistently delivers high-quality work in the form of blog posts, e-books, and more. The selected candidate will work closely with our health care support clients to produce eight 800-word blog posts per month, and one piece of premium content (e-books, white papers, etc.) per month.

We work with many clients in the healthcare field, including senior care, ophthalmology, surgery, dentistry, and pharmaceuticals; qualified writers may also be given the opportunity to write for other accounts if desired.

This will be a part-time, ongoing freelance opportunity. The workload may fluctuate based on the clients’ needs. All work can be done remotely.

Candidates must reside and be authorized to work in the United States.


  • Create high-quality, differentiated and compelling copy in the form of blogs, e-books, and case studies for one of our largest clients.
  • Attend or synthesize interviews with clients and subject matter experts
  • Write in Chicago or AP styles as needed
  • Work with the project team collaboratively through our online project management system.
  • Understand the client’s target audiences and personas to craft your messaging accordingly.
  • Deliver quality work on-target and on-time.
  • Present your ideas and receive feedback in a healthy and professional manner.
  • Other related responsibilities as assigned


  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent professional experience) in writing or marketing communications.
  • Experience in writing about the following (required):
    • Nursing
    • Surgery
    • Medical Equipment
    • Medical Translation
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Genetics
  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills
  • A meticulous approach to grammar, spelling, blog structure, and providing the highest quality, cleanest, most concise copy possible
  • The ability to research topics and include references and citations
  • An uncompromising approach to hitting deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • $125-150 per 800-word blog post
  • $800-1,000 per 2,500-word ebook

​​​​​​​Interview Process:

  • Application submission
  • Video call with hiring team member
  • Video call with Vice President of Creative

About SmartBug Media

SmartBug Media is a fast-growing and nationally recognized inbound marketing agency. We’ve built our name and client base by delivering game-changing marketing campaigns that increase traffic, leads, customers, and brand value. That’s why we are recommended by some of the biggest names in inbound marketing and maintain a client roster that’s growing by the day.

We are a 56-person remote company that believes you shouldn’t have to compromise work/life balance in order to deliver great work, and we believe that you can do this from anywhere.

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