Healthline Is Hiring Work-From-Home Writers, Editors and Producers

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It’s January again, y’all. You know what that means: new year, new you!

But if you’re not into the whole total rehaul thing, why not just try adding something new to your routine? If you’ve got a knack for writing or if you love critiquing other people’s work, then we’ve got some freelance positions for you.

Healthline, one of biggest health information sites in the U.S., is looking to fill several work-from-home jobs. So if you have a background in health and medicine, or you just love promoting a healthy lifestyle, check out these openings.

And if none of these work-from-home positions are really calling your name, don’t lose hope! Go check out our Jobs page on Facebook. We post awesome opportunities there all the time.

Freelance Writers at Healthline Media

Pay: $125/article

Healthline is looking for work-from-home writers who can create general health content. It’s also interested in freelance writers who have experience writing about mental health, natural remedies and complex clinical material.

Applicants for this position should have:

  • A flexible schedule
  • A strong portfolio
  • A desire to write engaging health and wellness content
  • Background in using science-backed research
  • The ability to write in an accessible tone

If you want to become a freelance writer for Healthline, send a link to your portfolio to [email protected]. You can also check out the original job listing here.

Freelance Social Media Writer

Pay: Not specified

Note: This position is freelance but has the potential to turn into a full-time role.
Responsibilities include:

  • Creating social media scripts
  • Collaborating with editorial and social teams to promote wellness and lifestyle content
  • Working with designers and editors to create engaging videos
  • Writing posts that contribute to social media campaigns
  • Working with the Healthline team through Zoom video conferences or calls

Applicants for this position should have:

  • A desire to write social content that fits within the Healthline brand
  • The ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with team members
  • A strong portfolio with examples of engaging content

To apply for the freelance social media writer position, go here.

Freelance Health, Science and Public Policy Reporter

Pay: Article/project-based and determined by the scope of work and publish date

Responsibilities include:

  • Pitching innovative story ideas
  • Creating engaging and innovative multimedia content
  • Using reputable contacts and sources related to health, wellness, science and public policy

Applicants for this position must have:

  • Five to seven years of writing, editing or producing experience with a major media brand
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or a related field
  • A strong portfolio with published works
  • Experience in and/or a strong desire to write about health- and wellness-related topics

To apply for a freelance health, science and public policy reporter position, go here.

Remote Copy Editor

Pay: Not specified

Note: This position is remote but reports to the San Francisco office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Editing content using APA formatting
  • Correcting grammar and formatting errors
  • Editing content to fit in-house style
  • Reviewing any sources
  • Communicating with editors
  • Providing feedback on content

Applicants for this position must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or a related field
  • At least two years of copy editing experience
  • A firm understanding of AP style
  • A good eye for grammar
  • The ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Basic HTML skills
  • Experience with tracked changes in Microsoft Word

To apply for the remote copy editor position, go here.

Kaitlyn Blount is a junior staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.