Editor, Daily Briefing - Advisory Board Research - Washington, DC or telecommute
Washington, DC 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage the morning and afternoon publishing processes to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Develop the day's news budget by searching newspapers, business journals, and industry publications; assign stories to writers
  • Edit news and feature stories written by staff writers; write news and feature stories as necessary
  • Oversee proofing/fact-checking process, publication of content to the website, and delivery of daily e-mail, requiring expertise in AP style and HTML
  • Support ongoing development and training of staff writers
  • Collaborate with other Advisory Board departments, including our research and member services teams, to drive stories about the firm's research
  • Actively participate in web data analysis to measure the success of Daily Briefing and other Advisory Board content, and set editorial strategy in response to analytics
  • Monitor and build readership and increase reader value through creative coverage and testing new ideas
  • Respond to member inquiries and requests related to Daily Briefing coverage
  • Monitor health care trends to ensure news coverage is as comprehensive as possible
  • Maintain expertise in health care news and Advisory Board research

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of work experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated writing and editing experience in a professional environment
  • Demonstrated ability to create, adapt, and unify content specifically for the web
  • 3+ years of work experience
  • Degree in journalism or communications, or a field related to health care
  • Demonstrated expertise in health care
  • Online publishing experience
  • Proven to be organized, task-oriented, proactive, and deadline-driven
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience building relationships while negotiating, prioritizing, and managing concurrent projects

Careers with Optum.Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)

Advisory Board is part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Through our membership model, we collaborate with executives and their teams to find and implement the best solutions to their toughest challenges. We offer research through proven, actionable insights inspired by health care's most progressive organizations. Join us, and you'll soon discover a career here is a launching pad foryour life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800.00 to $116,000.00. Role is also eligible to receive bonuses based on sales performance. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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