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The Wyanoke Group
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Thorofare, NJ 08086-9447 USA

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Fax: (856) 848-6091
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Career Opportunities

Acquisitions Editor Journals

Journals Acquisitions Editor

 

SLACK Incorporated is seeking an experienced Journals Acquisitions Editor. This position will be responsible for growing the company’s portfolio of 12 STM peer review journals via launch of new publications, purchase, or society contracts. The job functions include acquisition of new journals, product and business development, strategic planning, networking with existing Key Opinion Leaders of our existing publications, and monitoring financial performance. 

 

Qualifications include:

-experience in this position at a STM publisher of 5+ years;

-knowledge of the editorial and marketing/sales functions within a medical publishing company;

-an existing network of contacts in the medical, nursing, and allied health community;

-knowledge of current developments in electronic publishing;

-knowledge of the gold open access model;

-knowledge of business development and negotiating contract issues;

-excellent verbal and written communication skills;

-Bachelor’s degree or higher.

 The position is a growth position and is a full-time permanent one.  The position offers a competitive salary and benefits.

 SLACK Incorporated (part of the Wyanoke Group) is a family owned health care publisher with roots back to 1923. SLACK Incorporated’s platform for all of their content is www.Healio.com. The Wyanoke Group consists of 250 employees located in Southern New Jersey.

 

Please send along a cover letter, resume with detailed work history, and salary requirements to John Bond, Chief Content Officer, HCBJ, SLACK Incorporated ( jbond@slackinc.com )

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
J. Bond

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Assistant Editor

Full-time, on-site Assistant Editor needed for a monthly medical journal. Responsibilities include formatting manuscripts, page layout, maintaining website, and related editorial tasks. Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or Communications required. Must be highly detail oriented, organized, deadline oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently. Aptitude for website maintenance and technologic innovation required. Familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, and AMA style highly desired. If interested send resume and salary requirements. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S. Strunk

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Associate Editor

A full-time, on-site Associate Editor with strong proofreading, copyediting, and organizational skills is needed for monthly medical journal.  Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or Communications required.  Minimum 2 years of professional publication experience.  Proficiency with InDesign and AMA style manual recommended.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S. Strunk

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Copy Editor

SLACK Incorporated is seeking a dependable copy editor to join its Special Services operations department.

Responsibilities:

  • Edit and proofread copy to the highest standard for educational materials produced in a wide variety of formats, including multimedia activities, slides for oral presentations, marketing and print materials
  • Ensure all pieces are compliant with each client’s unique medical/legal submission process, specific styles and brand guidelines
  • Fact-checking references for all materials
  • Assist with the medical/legal/regulatory submission preparation including uploading documents and annotations for electronic submissions
  • Serve as the client’s contact authority for all editorial issues
  • Help improve internal processes and train content staff on editing

Requirements:

The ideal candidate has an excellent command of the English language, is exceptionally detail-oriented, with superior copy editing skills. Candidate should have good organization skills and an ability to work on multiple jobs simultaneously. Bachelor’s degree in English or related field and 3 to 5 years’ experience as a copy editor required. Must be proficient in MS Office and have an aptitude to learn new software related to the job. Medical copy editing experience is a plus.

EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to: L. Stefano

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
L. Stefano

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Copy Editor

We are seeking an experienced health care copy editor for a fast-paced online and print publishing company. Candidates should be able to edit, proof, write headlines and fact-check all articles that pass through the copy desk. The copy editor will need to be able to adhere to each publication’s style guide in addition to the AMA and AP style books. Attention to detail and an ability to hit tight deadlines are pre-requisites for the job. Candidates should have a BA in English, Communications or Journalism; 3 to 5 years editing experience; be proficient in Microsoft Word; and have strong communication and time-management skills. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
K. Houck

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Director of Editorial Content

We are seeking a self-motivated, creative editor and leader for an editorial group consisting of both print and online properties that target physician viewership. Job duties include publication planning, copyediting, writing, capturing and editing of video interviews and social media strategy execution. Strong interest in KOL development, content development, website metrics and knowledge to develop strategies to provide valuable content to a physician audience. 5+ years experience with writing, editing, publication planning, and AMA/AP style. Must be able to travel extensively, to respond to tight deadlines and multitask; good organizational skills necessary. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
JM Stiglich

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Editorial Assistant

Editorial Assistant wanted for medical newspaper and website. BA in journalism, communications, English or related field required. Seeking an organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented team player for this entry-level position. Opportunity for advancement. If interested send cover letter, resume and salary requirements. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S. Portnoy

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Inside Sales Representative

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE – ADVERTISING - We have an exciting opportunity for an entry level Advertising Sales Representative for our Inside Sales Division.  This position involves the selling of recruitment and classified advertisements in various medical products; print and digital.  Excellent opportunity for a recent graduate! The successful candidate will be responsible for prospecting, marketing, selling and the development of existing and new sales accounts in an assigned territory.  Must be detail oriented and be able to handle multiple tasks.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with good computer skills are a must. College degree preferred; High school diploma or GED required. This position will entail extensive phone work.  Some travel may be required.  There is no cap on commissions. Compensation includes a base salary plus commission along with a generous benefits package. If interested send resume and salary requirements. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
M. McLaughlin

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Managing Editor

We are seeking a Managing Editor for a new print publication launching in 2015. All applicants should be highly organized, with strong copyediting, grammatical, and proofreading skills; impeccable writing skills; and an understanding of search engine optimization and web analytics, Web 2.0 tools and other online technologies. Other requirements: a Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or a related field; at least 3-5 years’ experience with news writing and/or publication management; proven expertise in multitasking and a desire to work in a fast-paced news environment. Position requires some travel. Those interested should send a cover letter with salary requirements. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S. Portnoy

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Managing Editor

Seeking a Managing Editor for a twice-monthly specialty medicine health care publication. All applicants should be highly organized, with strong copyediting, grammatical and proofreading skills; impeccable writing skills; and an understanding of search engine optimization and web analytics and other online technologies. Other requirements: a Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or a related field; at least 3-5 years’ experience with news writing and/or publication management; proven expertise in multitasking and a desire to work in a fast-paced news environment. Position requires some travel. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
M. Leiser

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Managing Editor

MANAGING EDITOR needed for monthly specialty medicine health care publication. All applicants should be highly organized, with strong copyediting, grammatical, and proofreading skills; impeccable writing skills; and an understanding of search engine optimization and web analytics, Web 2.0 tools and other online technologies. Other requirements: a Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or a related field; at least 3-5 years’ experience with news writing and/or publication management; proven expertise in multitasking and a desire to work in a fast-paced news environment. Position requires some travel. Those interested should send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume.  EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S. Portnoy

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Online Content Editor

SLACK Incorporated seeks an energetic and creative online editor to write and post daily news content to Healio.com. Duties include writing and posting daily content to Healio.com; sending regular news wires and posting to social media. The Online Content Editor will also be responsible for attending physician congresses to write and post content, including video, live from the meeting. Other requirements: Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field; at least 2 years editorial experience; proven expertise in multitasking and content management; and a desire to work within a fast-paced environment. CMS and video experience a plus. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. If interested send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to attention S. Adams. EOE

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S. Adams

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Online Content Writer

Looking for an experienced, energetic and creative writer and content editor for a website that delivers daily news, research and journal article coverage, and reports from major medical meetings. A qualified candidate should have impeccable writing skills, understand search engine optimization and web analytics, be able to work independently and have a particular interest in technological innovation re: managing news delivery via the web and mobile devices. Other requirements:bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field; at least 3 years experience with news writing; proven expertise in multitasking; desire to work within a fast-paced news environment. Must be familiar with APA style; knowledge of AMA style helpful. Strong writing and reporting skills are essential. Position requires some travel.Send cover letter, resume, three clips and salary requirements. If interested send cover letter, resume and salary requirements. EOE

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S. Adams

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Project Editor

Seeking a dynamic individual to fill a project editor position for custom educational initiatives. The project editor will be responsible for planning projects with clients, developing and writing content, interacting with subject matter experts, and editing/publishing medical content for print, digital, and live promotional education projects in a number of specialties. Candidates should have 2 to 5 years’ experience in editorial project management in the health care field. Degree in English, Journalism, or related field required.  The ideal applicant is well organized, detail oriented, and able to manage multiple projects and production schedules efficiently. Excellent communication skills required. Experience with client account management and proficiency in InDesign a plus. Travel required. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
L. Stefano

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Project Manager

Special Services division is looking for a project manager who can effectively run multiple digital projects from inception through completion. The preferred candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as have the ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Strong problem solving and project management skills are a must. Duties include heavy client management of digital projects; submission of activities through regulatory processes; metrics reporting; and working with marketing specialists to promote activities. Previous experience in a medical publishing environment and a content management system is preferred. Other requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field and at least 2 years’ project management experience. Meticulous attention to detail is a must.EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
C. Lenggenhager

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Proposal Writer

Innovative, custom project group is seeking a forward-thinking individual to effectively communicate multi-faceted project concepts in proposals to pharmaceutical and surgical clients. This position will work with internal stake holders refining project concepts to outline scope, marketing, reporting and other important details for both print and digital projects as well as live events.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Effectively communicate project details in proposals to agencies, pharmaceutical and surgical clients
  • Collaborate with internal stake holders to identify, refine scope and understand goals for each project to clearly communicate the value to clients
  • Work closely with design and marketing teams on the development of sample mock ups for digital projects and targeted marketing plans for digital projects and live events
  • Work with manager and Senior Vice President to accurately price projects
  • Write contracts for confirmed projects based on approved scope
  • Assist in the reconciliation of projects upon completion as necessary
  • Work with manager and data coordinator to project engagement guarantees for digital project proposals
The ideal candidate would have a passion for writing, possess a high level of organization, the ability to work independently and in a group setting, thrive in a fast-paced environment and bring 1-3 years of relevant writing, marketing or communications experience. Knowledge of InDesign and Excel is preferred. BA/BS degree is required. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
J. Deal

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Staff Writer

Full time staff writer wanted for successful medical news publication. Candidates should have at least 3-5 years of writing/reporting experience and a degree in journalism or English or other related field. Candidates must also be highly organized and motivated, work well under deadlines, and have a clear understanding of online publishing. Medical writing experience helpful. Job requires travel.EOE.

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to J. Schoen.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
J. Schoen

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Staff Writer

Eager, prolific, full-time writer/reporter wanted for medical newspaper. 1-3 years news writing experience and a B.A. in English or Journalism required. Must be familiar with AP style; knowledge of AMA style helpful. Medical writing background helpful. Travel required. Send cover letter, resume, three clips, and salary requirements to: P. Nale. EOE

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
P. Nale

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Staff Writer

Staff writer will write content for a leading monthly medical newspaper and for the publication’s sister website. Suitable candidates should have at least 3-5 years of excellent writing and reporting experience, a degree in journalism or English or other related field, and a proven ability to multitask. An understanding of writing for the web is essential. Job requires travel. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to S. Portnoy. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
S.Portnoy

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Internships

SLACK Incorporated is seeking college interns (preferably juniors and seniors) for its Advertising, Marketing, Special Services, Editorial, and Internet and Information departments.  Some departments, particularly Editorial, may have need for more than one intern per semester.



Advertising - Seeking an individual to assist with production and administrative duties for busy advertising/sales department. Candidate should be detail oriented, computer literate and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Flexible days/hours.

Graphic Design- intern needed for continuing medical education company. Seeking assistance with layout and production of print and digital campaign materials. Candidate should have experience in graphic design and/or production in a PC environment. Must be able to work with a graphic design team in a collaborative environment. Experience with the full Creative Suite CS4 required. Web design knowledge (basic HTML/CSS) a plus.

Journals Editorial - Intern will assist with pre-production tasks such as filing, formatting manuscripts, online peer review; post- production tasks such as indexing, archiving, and preparing/reviewing Web content. There will be opportunities for light proofreading and editing. Candidate must be computer literate and comfortable working in an office environment. One day per week.

Marketing - Seeking a motivated marketing student to intern for 15-20 hours per week for a semester. The intern should have a specific interest in online marketing, data mining, and targeted advertising. Other duties may include researching new list rental opportunities and managing some direct marketing projects.

SLACK Incorporated's Health Care Books and Journals Division is seeking an intern with a background in Communications, Marketing, or Business to work with the staff in the Marketing Department. The responsibilities would be for the Books (www.slackbooks.com) and the Journals (www.slackinc.com/subscribe) groups at SLACK Inc. The internship would be for 10-12 hours per week. We are flexible with days of the week and the hours worked within a 9:00 am to 5:00 pm schedule. The various duties and responsibilities will include: Working on our social media campaign to grow and expand our efforts for our 2 Facebook pages, as well as our 11 Twitter accounts Working on the creation of multiple e-newsletter to go to various markets, including domestic & international distributors and subscription agents. Working on the promotional materials created for our domestic and international distributors. Assist with the routine review and updating of our 12 websites for Books & Journals. Work to research, find, and establish affiliate agreements for Books and Journals with appropriate partners. Assist with the creation of material for various marketing pieces, such as catalogs, flyers, and brochures. Assist the staff of the Marketing Department as needed with daily activities.

Our special projects division is seeking an intern to assist in basic research functions related to proposals and editorial projects. The appropriate candidate will be interested in general office assistance, and will have some basic writing and InDesign skills. This opening will accommodate an intern at any time of the year, and would be available for up to 8 hours per week. A candidate must be a student in English, journalism, or communications, with excellent communications skills. This team player must be multitask and detail oriented, and must be computer literate in the following applications: Microsoft Office, the Internet, and InDesign (preferred, not required). Some editorial experience is preferred.

If interested in any of the opportunities above please forward resume or letter of interest to HR-Internships, Slack Incorporated, 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare NJ 08086, fax to 856-848-6091 or email to resumes@slackinc.com. Please specify which internship you are interested in. EOE.

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to:
R. Dellolio

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