Managing Editor – Health Education & Content Services – Remote

Managing Editor – Health Education & Content Services – Remote

Job ID 180352BR

  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem
  • Health Education & Content Services

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description

The managing editor coordinates the work of editorial, art and production to fulfill publishing plans and to ensure that content meets the highest quality standards. Accountable for factually, stylistically and grammatically correct content and timely delivery in assigned category. Continuously improves content categories. Provides coaching and direction to regular and free-lance staff. Manages budget as appropriate. Performs other duties as needed.


The Managing Editor requires a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field. Must have at least five years of publishing experience and demonstrated leadership abilities for managing people, projects or both. Proven track record for managing strong editorial content for a variety of traditional or new media and digital formats. Must possess knowledge of or experience with search engine optimization strategies and tactics, consumer-driven health care, and user-centered design for digital content assignments. Preferred for all assignments. Proven track record for analyzing and accurately synthesizing actionable information from medical literature, making strategic and deadline-driven editorial decisions, project management, and for ability to effectively coach staff and thrive in a team environment.

Additional qualifications

  • Expertise or experience with semantic Web technologies, and meta data frameworks and taxonomies for delivering information therapy. Background in health or science related information or subject matter expertise in health.
  • Experience writing for a patient or consumer audience strongly desired. Experience in plain language writing for health content strongly desired. Knowledge of British English a plus.

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail $39.47 – $59.24 / hour

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem

Hours / Pay period Varies

Schedule details

Daytime hours (6 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST) with ability to attend meetings as required. This position is 100% remote; can work from anywhere in the U.S.

Weekend schedule None

Remote Yes

International Assignment No

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter Stephanie Finer


As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.