American Heart Association

Bilingual Writer Temporary

Location US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/22/2022 4:16 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-8730
Job Category
Marketing, Communications & Public Relations
Additional Locations
Diversity Distribution Western States
Position Type
Full Time

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

 

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

 

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Bilingual Writer (English/Spanish) Temporary. This position can be home-based.

***The contract duration for this position is one (1) year.***

 

The Bilingual Writer helps produce a daily report of compelling and culturally relevant content about the latest developments in heart disease, stroke and health issues, in Spanish and English. This one-year position helps to educate consumers and serve the lifesaving mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The Bilingual Writer reports to the News Editor, and together they produce news stories and features displayed on AHA properties and shared widely through syndication. The Bilingual Writer pitches and develops stories. The Bilingual Writer works primarily with staff and freelance writers, editors, staff subject matter experts, external experts and AHA volunteers. The Bilingual Writer also assists with proofing stories translated to Spanish. 

 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Writes engaging content to inform, educate and entertain various audiences in English and Spanish
  • Pitches story ideas and brainstorms with other staff
  • Ensures accuracy by routing stories through executives, scientists, volunteers and other experts
  • Proofreads Spanish content
  • Assists the team otherwise as directed

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or equivalent
  • Five (5) years of the following experience:
    • Experience creating engaging content across various channels and mediums (magazines, newspaper, web content, blogs, newsletters, etc.), in English and Spanish
    • Ability to interpret audience needs and media required to engage
    • Experience creating content for consumers, health and/or wellness markets
    • Proven editorial skills and a passion for grammar
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities

 


The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.


At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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