Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status
WebMD is searching for a Section Editor, for its Portuguese Edition. The Section Editor, along with the Latin American Senior Editorial Director, will be responsible for the development of the news stories and other medical content. It’s role will be to assign, create and edit the Portuguese content, in all areas and specialties deemed as priority.
The Section Editor will work in direct contact with the journalists, medical translators, physicians of the advisory board, strategic partners and other collaborators, making sure that the Portuguese Edition is complete, with the editorial coverage of the main medical conferences, latest news and clinical perspectives. Will work with the Senior Director on budget distribution, will develop and clinical edit, as well as review all content, making sure they are all delivered on a timely manner, according to the specifications and finally, that they will be published without errors.
Your role at WebMD
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Writing, English or other equivalent years of experience
3+ years of professional editorial experience, focusing on Portuguese-speaking audiences.
3+ years of professional experience editing in a digital production environment.
Training in journalism or medical / biological sciences (medicine, biology, chemistry, pharmacology, nursing, etc ...)
Extensive and proven experience in web writing and editing.
Experience in a large education company and / or medical content and / or editorial group is highly desirable.
Experience working and producing content through the internet.
Fluency in English and Portuguese is MANDATORY.