Do you love to research, write and edit about the veterinary industry?
Can you meet a publishing deadline?
Then youÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½re the person for us!
SmartBrief is seeking a freelance editor to help create a daily online business and consumer news e-mail publication in the following beat: veterinary medicine. Candidates would need to be available to start between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. ET Monday through Friday.
What we're looking for: The ideal candidate has written and/or edited for publications in the veterinary industry for at least 5 years, and can meet deadlines with ease. Even better: Someone who is a board-certified veterinarian.
Our briefs summarize the top stories of the day for dozens of industry associations, and our freelancers work with our editors to shape that content. You will not be reporting or writing long-form articles in this position!
**Applicants will be asked to complete a timed editing test. This position is a telecommuting position.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Edit e-newsletter on the veterinary industry.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Search the Web to locate news articles and other information sources of interest to senior executives.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Use online publishing tools to create e-mail newsletters and other content.
Required Skills & Experience:
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢DVM degree or publishing in the veterinary industry for at least 5 years.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Proven editing skills. (A timed test is given)
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Ability to edit quickly and accurately on deadline, starting at 6 a.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Sophisticated understanding of how to find news and information on the Web.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Knowledge of Associated Press style.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Facility for using online publishing tools.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
Ã¢ï¿½Â¢Proven record of sharing responsibilities and managing multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously.
Founded in 1999, SmartBrief is the leader in customized e-mail news services and reaches top-flight executives in a variety of markets, including advertising, retail, hospitality, telecom, health care and consumer packaged goods.
We're expanding rapidly and looking for exceptional, motivated individuals to join our team. At SmartBrief, employees enjoy an entrepreneurial work environment with accelerated advancement opportunities.
SmartBrief is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.