Health Reporter

 

Commitment: Full-Time
Location: Remote, future occasional travel to Bay Area
Compensation: Salary DOE, Comprehensive Benefits and PTO Policy

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and writing samples to jobs@beyondtype1.org with the subject line “Health Reporter”

Role Overview:
Beyond Type 1 is seeking a health reporter to write original news stories, conduct interviews, copyedit and publish resources for Beyond Type 1 and Beyond Type 2 digital platforms. This role will report to the Director of Content.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Researching, writing and reporting on a wide variety of stories and resources for Beyond Type 1 and Beyond Type 2 web platforms
  • Conducting interviews with medical experts and key opinion leaders in the diabetes space
  • Occasional work with corporate partners to execute on branded content
  • Work closely with the editorial team to create content that, despite being clinical in nature, is engaging and easy to understand for a lay audience
  • Using insights to make suggestions for Beyond Type 1’s campaign and content planning
  • Working collaboratively as a member of the Beyond Type 1 digital team, acting as subject matter expert
  • Attend meetings, conferences and industry events to report on news and represent Beyond Type 1 (virtually for now with potential future travel)

Ideal Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a related field: marketing, literature, journalism, healthcare, communications, human biology (graduate degree a plus)
  • 3+ years experience of health/medical journalism with published, bylined articles
  • Ability to write compelling content related to health topics, especially US healthcare policy and diabetes, on tight deadlines
  • Experience using WordPress
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort in a startup, rapid-growth environment
  • Collaborative, team player with strong interpersonal skills

About Beyond Type 1:
Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. By leveraging the power of social media and technology, Beyond Type 1 empowers people to both live well today and support a better tomorrow. Through peer support programs, global campaigns, and digital platforms, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community across both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, helping to change what it means to live with chronic illness.