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ASN Copywriter

Posted: February 06, 2023

Location: Washington, D.C./Remote

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN)—which represents more than 21,000 physicians, researchers, nurses, and other health professionals dedicated to creating a world without kidney diseases—seeks a full-time Copywriter. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Copywriter will utilize their advanced copywriting and editing skills to support ASN's communications and marketing efforts across all channels and 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 all marketing copy across various channels (emails, direct mail, social media, etc.) to support 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.
  • 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.
  • Assist in drafting regular membership materials, including join/renewal marketing messages, new member welcome communications, brochures, and member offers.
  • 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 are not considered all inclusive.


  • Bachelor's degree in advertising, writing, or communications
  • 3+ years as a copywriter or editor
  • Strong understanding of how to write content to engage target audiences and elicit action
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • Experience working with a governance structure that includes external volunteer boards, committees, and working groups
  • 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 the healthcare association industry preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in using technology to organize and execute projects (particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as databases)
  • Superior organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail
  • 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.

    ASN requires all full-time, temporary, and contract employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination prior to the start of employment.

    Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, writing portfolio or samples, and salary requirements (with the subject line: ASN Copywriter) to ASN at Please note that the Society can only accept online applications for this position.