Full-Time

Deputy Health Editor

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Dmg Media

Dmg Media

201-500 employees

Multi-channel media company delivering trusted content


Senior

London, UK

Required Skills
Communications
Journalism
Requirements
  • Degree or higher in Journalism, Communications, Health Sciences, or a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in health journalism, preferably in editorial or senior writing roles.
  • Profound understanding of the medical world, health trends and issues, alongside with a genuine passion for these subjects.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills, coupled with a meticulous eye for detail.
  • Proven ability to manage deadlines, multitask, and work with a team of journalists.
  • Proficiency in digital media tools, content management systems, and multimedia integration.
  • Strong research aptitude and a natural ability to distil complex information into easy-to-understand, reader-oriented content.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to cultivate professional relationships with experts, sources, and colleagues.
  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity and ethical reporting.
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate closely with the Health Editor in planning, developing, and curating unparalleled health content for both print and digital platforms.
  • Commission and work with writers, reporters, and medical experts to ensure every piece of copy is sparkling and informative.
  • Write regularly on breaking medical news, analysis, longer reads, comment, major investigations, special reports, and potential splashes.
  • Generate fresh story ideas, hunt down exclusives, uncover compelling angles, and spot talking points to engage, inform, and surprise readers.
  • Edit and fact-check articles to ensure accuracy, clarity, and authority.
  • Ensure health content is visually appealing through graphics, pictures, and interactive tools.
  • Work on production aspects alongside picture desks, designers, and subbing teams.
  • Coordinate assignments, deadlines, and ensure adherence to editorial guidelines.
  • Make connections with experts in various health fields to find and share their stories.
  • Engage with readers, answer queries, and use their messages, letters, and social media comments for stories.

dmg media is an ideal workplace for those who value an influential presence in the media sector. As an international multi-channel media company, it handles a vast range of trusted content which reaches over 24 million people daily worldwide. The company's commitment to expertly covering relevant stories supports a dynamic and impactful work environment where information dissemination is given top priority.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

2008

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

25%