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Location: USA Posted: May 10, 2024

Job Description

This assignment posting is for an Agency Worker opportunity with Dotdash Meredith. The Agency Worker is paid by a staffing agency employer. Agency Workers will receive a W2 from the staffing agency reporting their earnings for tax purposes. As a contract nutrition updates editor for EatingWell you will work on updating and improving our existing library of content. You will primarily review nutrition-focused articles and meal plans, ensuring all content meets quality standards, is optimized for SEO and follows project instructions and brand guidelines. Candidates must provide clips that demonstrate their expertise in the spheres of nutrition and food. Though a professional nutrition background is not required, candidates must have sufficient knowledge to identify and, at times, rectify problems in nutrition-based writing and review and reference scientific studies. Ideally, they’d be acquainted with EatingWell’s body of work, including familiarity with (and enjoyment of) its content. This is a remote contract position that requires a weekly commitment of 10 hours. Applicants must live in the United States or Canada. The rate for this position is $30/hour.Assignment Responsibilities:
  • Research and perform revisions, updates and rewrites to content as needed according to specific project instructions and brand guidelines
  • Fact check and update scientific study references with new research, as needed, on top of any larger revisions and updates
  • You have a strong background in nutrition and meal planning, and some knowledge of cooking, recipes and different kinds of cuisines.
  • You have extensive knowledge of at least two of the following:
    • nutrition
    • meal planning
    • healthy eating
    • nutrition research
  • You have experience editing for a nutrition or food site or magazine.
  • You’re able to easily adopt an established brand voice, and you adhere to strict brand and style guidelines like a pro.
  • You’re a great editor, and consider yourself “nit-picky” at times. You know the difference between an en-dash and an em-dash and eat misplaced modifiers for breakfast.
  • You’re comfortable working in a content management system, detail-oriented, and can work quickly, independently and accurately.
  • You are an excellent communicator, and are comfortable giving both positive and negative feedback to a team member.
  • At least 3 years experience editing nutrition content in the food and beverage space, preferably for a digital brand.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, nutrition background (RD or M.S.) preferred
  • You are comfortable working remotely
  • You have access to a smartphone, computer (not a tablet) and a secure internet connection
Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.Please be aware of fraudulent recruiters offering opportunities at Dotdash Meredith. If you are in
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