Healthcare Content Specialist

  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Category:
    Communication - Marketing Communications
  • Location:
    Greater Chicago, Illinois
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Paladin’s client in the Professional Services industry is looking to hire a Healthcare Content Specialist who will be responsible for planning, project-managing and producing multiple content pieces at once to enhance the company’s voice in the marketplace. 

Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, this role works with subject matter experts and marketers to develop editorial, thought leadership and promotional content including articles, Q&As, blog posts, white papers, case studies, research reports, videos, infographics, social media messaging, web copy and brochures.



  • Open to candidates in locations across the United States – will consider a remote role for the right candidate
  • Robust health insurance + 401k matching
  • PTO 4 weeks – Closed Christmas through New Years
  • Casual dress code
  • Culture – Employee oriented, open door communication, ambitious goal-oriented employees


  • Serve both as a copywriter to develop content from scratch and as an editor partnering with stakeholders to write, ghostwrite and edit short- and long-form content assets, ranging from articles, Q&As, blog posts, case studies, white papers, presentation decks and video scripts to ads, web copy, brochures and social media messaging
  • Ability and keen interest in staying up to date on marketplace news that pertains to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, the medical technology industry, digital health and healthcare innovation overall.
  • Interview stakeholders regularly for article development, aggregating their insights and distilling their research findings, ensuring their ideas are communicated clearly and compellingly when viewed through an outside-in lens.
  • Edit insights and thought leadership content developed by healthcare/life sciences teams, working with authors to fine-tune the content’s structure, voice, angle, tone, etc. in line with company policies.
  • Work with content input documents including audience and persona information, the buyer’s journey, message maps, keyword lists and more to ensure that content projects align with the marketing strategy and with target audiences’ needs.
  • Coordinate project workflow and delivery, working within content collaboration and production management platform.

    The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years of Healthcare content/editorial experience as well as familiarity with news, trends and information
  • Demonstrated experience with writing, ghostwriting thought leadership and editing short and long-form content assets
  • Experience working with content management systems and content collaboration platforms
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as partner cross-functionally
  • Experience with stakeholder management; and conducting compelling interviews with influential people and synthesizing the information into meaningful prose
  • Minimal travel required (5-10%)
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with sales and marketing topics preferred

    Interested?  Please send the following across to me at

  • Your updated resume in a word document
  • A note on why you think you could be a fit
  • A couple long-form writing samples around white papers, ghost written articles, or any insight-oriented work

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