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Writer/Editor

Company: Divers Alert Network
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW

FLSA: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Department: Communications
Primary Worksite: 6 West Colony Place, Durham, NC (office-based)
Supervisory Responsibilities: No
Reports to: Director of Communications

JOB SUMMARY
Write and edit articles and other content to inform and engage Divers Alert Network's members and the diving public. Promote DAN and its programs, products and services via print and digital channels.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Research and create original content including news articles, marketing materials, feature articles, blog posts, social media posts and more
Edit articles and posts for accuracy, clarity, consistency, style and grammar
Develop and manage an editorial calendar for submissions to external channels
Create relevant and timely content for internal and external publications; Adapt tone for a variety of audiences
Work with medical, research and insurance departments to ensure accuracy of information and compliance
Identify ways to better leverage content; Recommend/implement solutions that improve content management and workflow; Track performance and make recommendations for optimization
Oversee targeted communications for marketing campaigns; Create messaging, assemble content, write copy for and edit broadcast emails, brochures, advertisements, etc.
Manage project timelines
Perform other related duties to support the department and organization

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Excellent communication skills with a proven record of original writing for a variety of outlets
Superior writing and editing skills; Detailed knowledge of AP and/or Chicago style --- Superior attention to detail
A degree in English, journalism, creative writing, communications or similar
Four or more years of experience writing articles and technical or creative copy
Experience with digital asset management and content management systems; Basic knowledge of SEO
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a strong work ethic

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Scuba diving experience and/or knowledge of the scuba industry
Experience shooting and editing photos and/or video
Familiarity with Wordpress
Experience managing social media channels
Proficiency in medical or scientific writing

Keywords: Divers Alert Network, Durham , Writer/Editor, Advertising , Durham, North Carolina

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