Managing Editor

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Dr. Bill Rawls
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Posted: November 14, 2016
Location: Cary, NC

About Vital Plan

Vital Plan is a quickly growing startup company that is disrupting the healthcare industry by offering herbal supplement recovery programs online. Vital Plan was founded in 2008 by a physician who overcame Lyme disease through herbal therapy. Now, our mission is to bring the magic of herbal medicine to the public and equip people to take their health into their own hands.

Managing Editor – Job Overview

We’re looking for a gifted Managing Editor to join us on our journey at Vital Plan. We need someone who is part storyteller, part project manager, and part content delivery wizard with a passion and drive to make a positive difference in people’s lives. The Managing Editor will work directly with the Marketing and Medical Directors in creating and executing Vital Plan’s content strategy. This includes the development and distribution of high-quality, targeted content, and managing external resources associated with those efforts. Leveraging editorial, digital marketing, and project management expertise, the ME will play a crucial role in increasing the reach and impact of Vital Plan’s health education initiatives.

Job Description

  • Deeply understand our audiences’ pain points and identify content opportunities to educate and help
  • Build, manage, and collaborate with a team of content contributors and graphic designers
  • Organize and schedule content across website, blog posts, emails, social media
  • Write, curate, and edit content for clarity, credibility, social sharing and SEO potential
  • Ensure consistent voice and branding across all communications and platforms
  • Perform outreach to other bloggers and influencers and coordinate guest posts
  • Measure the performance of content initiatives and optimize efforts accordingly

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, public relations, communications, or related field
  • 3+ years professional experience in a content marketing, managing editor, journalism, and/or social media role
  • Passion and experience within health and wellness industry
  • Comfort in working with a wide variety of digital media and marketing channels
  • Excellent communicator, with compelling writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative problem solver
  • Insatiable curiosity
  • Thrives and adapts in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Project management skills, with ability to plan and prioritize a diverse workload
  • Brings positive energy and work effectively as a team player
Vital Plan offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and potential for stock options.

For further information or to apply for this position, please contact Jon Hudson – Vital Plan Marketing Director – at jon@vitalplan.com.

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