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Associate Sub-Editor

RVO Health

$27,600 - $33,600 / year
Apply before: May 10, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 11, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $27,600 - $33,600 / year
  • Apply before
    May 10, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description


The Associate Sub-Editor is an integral part of the editorial team. In this role, you’ll work closely with our writers, editors, and medical reviewers to ensure that our content is grammatically correct, concise, and easy to understand. You will copyedit original content targeting consumers, patients, and healthcare providers, develop questions for medical reviewers and writers, and incorporate reviewer comments in a fast-paced environment. You will also be responsible for ensuring that any technical information in our articles is accurate, readable, and useful to the average reader. You will also contribute input to help enhance and optimize information for consumer usability. 

As an Associate Sub-Editor, you’ll be part of a record-breaking team! We aim to create content that educates, inspires, and — most importantly — connects with people who want to improve their health and well-being. We work hard to create content that not only connects with our users but is also mindful of SEO. The result is content that consistently breaks traffic records!  

What You’ll Do

  • Edit clinical, drug, and lifestyle content for style, tone, and flow

  • Correct grammar, punctuation, and formatting errors

  • Conform content to in-house style, including evolving conscious language guidelines

  • Review sources for quality and proper citation format

  • Collaborate with editors and medical reviewers to resolve inaccuracies

  • Perform quality control on published content

  • Provide feedback to editors on quality of work

  • Update in-house style guide and documentation

  • Contribute to project work as assigned

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in English, journalism, or related field

  • At least 1+ year of editorial experience

  • Experience with medical and wellness/lifestyle content

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Excellent understanding of AP style

  • Hawk-like ability to catch errant punctuation and grammatical mistakes

  • Astute sense of appropriate voice and tone

  • Knack for making content flow

  • Love of language

  • Strong skills in meeting deadlines and prioritizing workload

  • Proficiency with Google Suite and tracked changes in Microsoft Word

  • Experience with a content management system

Pursuant to various state Fair Pay Acts, below is a summary of compensation elements for this role at the company. 

  • Starting Salary: £23,000 – £28,000 
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications and experience

Who We Are: 

Founded in 2022, RVO Health is a new healthcare platform of digital media brands, services and technologies focused on building relationships with people throughout their health & wellness journey. We meet people where they are in their personal health journeys and connect them with both the information and the care they need. RVO Health was created by joining teams from both Red Ventures and UnitedHealth Group’s Optum Health. Together we’re focused on delivering on our vision of a stronger and healthier world. 

RVO Health is comprised of Healthline Media (Healthline, Medical News Today, Psych Central, Greatist and Bezzy), Healthgrades, FindCare and PlateJoy; Optum Perks, Optum Store and the virtual coaching platforms Real Appeal, Wellness Coaching, and QuitForLife. 

We will use the remainder of 2022 to separate from Red Ventures and fully transition into the new entity. We will communicate fully and transparently along the way, honoring the culture, people, processes and spirit that got us to this point.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program. 

RVO Health is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at RVO Health is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications.  

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact [email protected].

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