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Job type: Full-time Position
Location: Washington, DC
Position: Editor, MedTech
Organization: Industry Dive
Date posted: 12/12/19

We’re looking for a sharp Editor to help take our fast growing MedTech publication to the next level. You’ll regularly edit and write stories leading coverage of the device sector and other elements of the evolving medtech industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories. You will assign and edit stories to reporters and freelancers, plan big projects, cultivate relationships with stakeholders, and collaborate with a small team. This position reports to the managing editor.  

What you can bring to the table:

    • Strong editing skills with ability to provide consistent direction and feedback. 

    • A track record of proven business writing and reporting in a fast paced news environment. Experience covering the medical device sector is strongly preferred.

    • Ability to interpret and analyze business concepts, industry trends, and major news stories, including M&A, and financial reports.

    • Ability to build relationships with industry, government and other sources and grasp complex subjects related to medtech.

    • Strong digital news knowledge and aptitude.

    • Deadline-oriented time management skills; ability to turn around stories on tight deadlines, including breaking news coverage.

    • Bachelor’s degree or better in journalism, English or similar field.

    • At least 2-5 years' experience writing, reporting and/or editing in the medical device, technology or closely related field.

What you'll do:

    • As Editor, you’ll spearhead the MedTech Dive daily morning newsletter working with the rest of the team on assignments, editing and writing in a collaborative fashion.

    • Guide and coach reporters in developing and shaping story ideas and longer analytical pieces and projects.

    • Identify key industry storylines we can own. Guide team on longer term, month ahead and annual planning and goals.

    • Pitch and execute standout pieces on breaking news in the industry and broader trends.

    • Track analytics to gauge what stories are resonating with readers.

    • Work in a growing newsroom that encourages innovative projects that showcase creativity.

Industry Dive is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

If you feel comfortable doing so please feel free to note which pronouns you use in your application (for example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, ze/zir/zirs, etc.)

Industry Dive will not be able to sponsor applicants for work visas.

About Industry Dive

Industry Dive was founded in 2012 to provide business leaders with the information they need to move industries forward. Since then, we have become one of the business world's fastest-growing providers of journalism, providing news and exclusive insights to 7 million decision-makers in 16 different markets. Our team of reporters, editors, designers, and marketers help inform and connect the most competitive industries. Our insights spark innovation, fuel growth and shape agendas in every industry we cover. 

Our office is a place where you work hard on clear monthly goals, have your voice heard, and shape the future of a growing media business. Located in the heart of Washington DC, our workspace boasts a lot of perks – whiteboard walls, treadmill desks, and a dedicated quiet room.

Industry Dive was selected as a "Best Place to Work" by the Washington Post in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and by the Washington Business Journal in 2015, 2016 and 2017.