Writer/Editor, Marketing

American Specialty Health San Diego, CA
The Writer/Editor supports a fast-paced Marketing department by providing content for marketing materials and assisting in the development and coordination of these materials, as well as other marketing projects and activities, and other assigned functions. The Writer/Editor is responsible for creating and/or modifying materials, as well as regularly editing, revising, updating, proofing, and routing those materials.

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Responsibilities

* Coordinates the writing, development, and proofreading of marketing collateral, including brochures, flyers, educational and member materials, social networking, and other internal and external marketing pieces

* Works with the Sales and Marketing teams to develop content for conferences and ongoing sales initiatives

* Supports media relations activities by writing press releases , updating media kits, tracking media hits, and producing internal and external e-news alerts/newsletters

* Contributes content for corporate industry awards.

* Reviews and updates content of corporate websites

* Interviews members for testimonials, drafts content for marketing use, and documents permissions.

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in journalism, English, public relations, communications, marketing, business, or equivalent. High School diploma required.

* Minimum of 3 years experience in writing and editing brochures, press releases, and other marketing materials.

* Computer experience in MS Office and Internet search skills. Experience with writing and editing press releases, articles, newsletters, and brochures.

* Familiarity with social networking, health care or wellness industry a plus.

* Strong attention to detail, as well as excellent writing and organizational skills.

* Ability to work independently and proactively on multiple projects simultaneously in an extremely fast-paced environment.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate internally and externally (with vendors, staff, and consultants).

Core Competencies

* Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

* Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.

* Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.

* Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.

* Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.

* Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.

* Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.

Mobility

Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time. Minimal travel as needed to support conferences,

tradeshows, and educational seminars.

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects. Ability to communicate both in oral and written form. Ability to travel within the facility and external as needed. Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs, if needed.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting.

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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