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ASN Content Writer and Editor

Posted: September 07, 2021

Location: Washington D.C.
ASN Content Writer and Editor

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN)—which represents more than 20,000 physicians, researchers, nurses, and other health professionals dedicated to creating a world without kidney diseases—seeks a full-time Content Writer/ Editor. Reporting to the Associate Director of Data Science and Public Impact, the Content Writer and Editor will utilize their advanced copywriting and editorial skillset to help support ASN's communications and marketing efforts across all departments.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating new content and the flexibility to develop engaging and high-quality content that will resonate with a diverse audience.

Qualified candidates will:

  • Create, revise, and review copy to ensure that it supports established marketing and communications goals.
  • Work closely with all departments to understand their content needs and develop project-specific marketing and communications copy.
  • Manage the copy review process, which includes collecting and revising copy across multiple rounds of feedback through final approval by both the project leads and marketing team.
  • Proof content for grammar precision, content quality, and consistency.
  • Ensure content complies with ASN's brand standards, style guides, and legal requirements.
  • Write content to reflect the organization's voice and tone ensuring the quality of content is appropriate and consistent for all audiences.
  • Make sure content is SEO friendly and optimized for the respective communications channel.
  • Review and help update or improve the organization's existing content and style guide.
  • Assist in drafting regular membership materials including join/renewal marketing messages, new member welcome communications, brochures, and member offers.
  • Work cross-departmentally to develop and execute marketing promotions for ASN activities and initiatives.
  • Effectively manage multiple and shifting deadlines and changes in priorities within a fast-paced environment.
  • Accept other duties and responsibilities appropriate to the position and area.

The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this position and is not considered all inclusive.


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3+ years of marketing and communications writing experience
  • Strong understanding of how to write content to engage target audiences
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • Deep understanding of how to optimize copy for the web, social media, print, and other communications channels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be comfortable communicating and interacting with senior leadership
  • Experience with healthcare association industry preferred but not required
  • Proficiency using technology to organize and execute projects (particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook as well as databases)
  • Experience with project management software and marketing automation software preferred
  • Superior organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven department, managing multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team

ASN offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive fringe benefits package.

Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume and salary requirements(with the subject line: ASN Content Writer and Editor) to ASN at Please note the society can only accept online applications for this position.