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Physician Content Specialist, Sr.

Regular Full Time Durham, North Carolina
Requisition Number: 167997

Physician Content Specialist, Sr.

**This is a remote position. Duke University and Duke Health remote workers must reside in one of the following states or districts: 

Arizona; California; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Illinois; Maryland; Massachusetts; Montana; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia or Washington, DC. **

Summary Job Description:

Supervise, coordinate and participate in the development of major projects and publications involving creative writing and related communications in support of DUHS institutional and referring physician strategies; serve as editor-in-chief for multiple e-publications geared towards referring physicians.

**Proficient in English and in Spanish Preferred. **

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, coordinate and participate in the strategic and conceptual development of major projects and publications involving creative writing and related communications in support of DUHS institutional and referring physician strategies. (25%)
  • Serve as editor-in-chief of multiple Clinical Practice Today print and e-publications; manage development and production; direct photography and artwork; track specific budget; assume full responsibility for copy editing and proofreading. (30%)
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with administrators and clinical staff within an assigned area. Consult with administrators and clinical staff to develop communications strategies that support identified marketing goals; identify needs, objectives and design approaches; develop schedules and budgets as required for each project. (20%)
  • Develop and maintain professional contacts and affiliations with media (trade publications), production and related resources to complete projects effectively and to facilitate and promote the dissemination of news and publicity about the University. (15%)
  • Monitor and analyze communications activities in order to optimize strategies for communicating to the referring physician audience. (10%)

Required Qualifications:

Education: Work requires the ability to perform creative writing and related activities such as conducting interviews and research, and copy editing normally acquired through attainment of a bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or a related discipline.

Experience: Work requires four years of directly related writing experience in writing and editing on assignment under deadlines.

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Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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