About The Role:

Three Ships is looking for a remote content editor with experience working on the health, mental health, and seniors spaces. As a freelance editor, you will join our content team that manages a selection of remote editors, producers, and fact-checkers who work on our sizable library of existing articles to improve the reader experience, drive additional traffic, and ensure the accuracy of all of our content. Editors may revise outdated information, polish dull or error-ridden copy, and expand text to ensure articles are detailed and comprehensive.

We are looking for editors who can commit to 10-40 hours a week of work. Applicants must live in the United States or Canada.

About Your Contributions:

  • Review existing articles on a variety of health and medical topics, and revise content in accordance with project instructions
  • Identify and update outdated content, including noting where those are outdated or no longer accurate
  • Identify opportunities to proactively improve the content by rewriting, summarizing, restructuring, strengthening sourcing, incorporating visual elements, filling coverage gaps, and more.

About You:

  • At least 3 years experience writing or editing, medical, mental health, or seniors specific topics, preferably for a digital brand or consumer-facing publication.
  • You should be capable of explaining complex medical or scientific terminology and concepts in a way that is clear and non-intimidating to a layperson.
  • You’re able to easily adopt an established brand voice, and you adhere to strict brand and style guidelines like a pro.
  • You have strong writing and editing skills
  • Comfortable with content management systems, including Wordpress
  • Detail-oriented and able to work efficiently, independently, and accurately
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • You are comfortable working remotely.
  • You have access to a smartphone, computer (not a tablet), and a secure internet connection

What’s awesome about being a Copy Editor here?

  • People – Work with great people who are smart, nice, and ambitious.
  • Brands – Edit and write for great brands. We cannot share a list of our media partners publicly due to Non-Disclosure Agreements, but your content will be featured on the most trafficked websites online.
  • Stability – Work with a company that is profitable and growing. We have a strong business model with ten years of profitability behind us.
  • Transparency – you get to participate in our monthly Business Plan Review where we openly talk about how every area of the business is performing.

All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other discriminatory factors. Please note that we do not provide immigration sponsorship for this role. All offers are subject to a background check.