Developmental Editor- Nursing and Health Professions Products (remote)

EBSCO Industries, Inc.   Birmingham, AL   Full-time
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EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

Content Development Editor for Nursing and Health Professions Products (remote)


The Content Development Editor reviews and developmentally edits content submitted by internal and external writers for nursing and health professions point-of-care and reference products. The Content Development Editor ensures content meets EBSCO Health’s quality standards. Qualified candidates must have previous experience as an editor; a clinical background is not required.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Developmentally edits clinical content for point-of-care nursing and health professions content, requiring critical analysis, problem-solving, and independent judgement
  • Ensures readability, clarity, flow, and consistency of content
  • Applies best practices for editing online content
  • Ensures content adheres to style guides (house and AMA) and templates
  • Identifies and promotes more efficient methods and workflows for specific editorial efforts
  • Communicates and collaborates professionally with clinical writers/editors, product managers and UI/UX teams as needed
  • Provides content writer/editor ongoing education and support related to editorial policies, procedures and style guides
  • Contributes to the development, implementation, documentation, and updating of editorial policies and procedures (including template structures and writing guidelines) that foster readability and consistency across content areas
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (such as English, Health Communications/Journalism Education or health-related field)
  • 4+ years of experience with developmental/substantive editing, preferably involving medical, nursing, or other health care-related content
  • 4+ years of experience requiring excellent writing skills and critical thinking skills
  • 1+ years of experience with MS Office Suite including Word (with use of track changes)
  • Ability to apply independent thinking and analysis and to complete tasks under tight deadline and minimal supervision



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field (such as English, Health Communications/Communications, Journalism, Education, or health-related field)
  • Experience editing/writing online content
  • Experience with medical or nursing content editing or in a publishing environment
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • High computer literacy skills and aptitude to learn editing/content management software and perform related skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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EBSCO Industries, Inc.

Birmingham, AL