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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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

Rates:

  • $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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