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Editorial Assistant (Remote, PT)

Company: Ness
Location: Orlando
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Descriptiontl;dr: We're an early-stage startup hiring a part-time entry-level editorial assistant to help build out a new product reviewing site. (Think The Wirecutter for health and wellness products.) This position is fully remote, but US-time zones only, please! We're on an ambitious mission to build a world where everyone can afford to be healthy. More details about us, the role, and the interview process below.Who We AreNess is an early-stage, remote-first startup at the unique intersection of fintech and healthcare. We're on a mission to build a world where everyone can afford to be healthy.We're fresh off a $15.5M seed round and funded by some of the most iconic operators and entrepreneurs in the space (e.g. Sweetgreen, Headspace, One Medical, Thrive Market).Started by the former CEO & Founder of Greatist (acquired by Healthline in 2019), we're building an AmEx-like credit card for health. We've got enormous ambitions to flip healthcare on its head through an alternative to health insurance that rewards consumers for the right behaviors and brings down the cost of healthcare.What Impact You Can MakeWe're looking for a detail- and deadline-oriented person with excellent reading, writing, and communication skills who's excited about shaping a new website and product.Ultimately, you'll help us take The Ness Well to the next level by ensuring copy is squeaky-clean, the editorial calendar runs without a hitch, and communication with brands and freelancers is always clear and effective. Bigger picture, you'll be a part of a truly innovative product that has the potential to change healthcare forever.Our Core ValuesWe aren't a family, we're an incredible team. A super team that does things differently... At Ness, our core values are the source of our POWER.------ Pencil It InWe move fast, try new things fearlessly, think differently, and learn from our mistakes.-------- One NessWe're all on the same team, have short memories, plus can "disagree and commit."---- Work CrispyWe value clear, rigorous thought, give regular feedback, and we're always prepared.---- Embrace Your Mythical CreatureOur differences make us special. Come as you are (but no trolls, please!)-------- Right Way To Win (Not The Easy Way)We believe in doing well AND doing good.You May Be The Ideal Candidate If...If you don't meet 100% of the below qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. We take a holistic approach to evaluating talent for our team.You have 1-5+ years of experience (college newspapers and other forms of media count!) in:

  • Working in a website CMS/backend (Wordpress preferred)
  • Proofreading and/or copyediting
  • Writing cold emails in a professional capacity
  • Meeting deadlines for a wide range of projects
  • Remote work
  • Startup environments
  • Staying organized in quick-paced, collaborative environmentsThings You Might Do...
    • Work 2 days/16 hours per week. We'll determine how to break up these hours based on what works with your schedule and our needs.
    • Build and proofread articles
    • Maintain TNW's editorial calendar
    • Execute product purchases and transport between writers and photographers
    • Research and contact medical/fitness experts to serve as sources and expert reviewers
    • Coordinate freelancer contracts, invoices, and payments
    • Flex to assist with other marketing team initiatives!How We HireFirst, we don't discriminate. We know from experience a more diverse and inclusive team leads to bigger impact and success.
      • First HelloYou'll talk to our senior editor for 30 minutes. There's nothing to prepare in advance.First, we want to figure out if you've got the right experience for this position and working at Ness is a fit for you and us. We'll have reviewed your application and resume in detail, so this discussion will be mostly a "behavioral" interview focused on what you've done before. We want to build conviction you'll succeed in this job the same way you've succeeded in the past.Then, you'll have time to ask us anything! (Well, mostly anything.)
        • Take-HomeAfter this, we'll send you a take-home project, similar to what would be expected of you at Ness, to get a sense of how you think and communicate!Why? Well, we believe communication skills are key for leaders in a remote-first company-and want a chance to see you share your expertise. We'll share more details about this when we get there!You'll have up to a week to complete the take-home, and then we'll schedule a time for you to meet with another member of the team and our CEO & Founder, Derek, to present it.
          • Meet the TeamYou'll talk to another one of our team members for 30 minutes.Here, we want to explore if we're a good fit for each other. We will have reviewed your application, take-home, and any prior meeting notes in detail, so the discussion will be focused mostly on what brings out the best in you and what's next. We want to be confident Ness can offer the environment (culture, responsibility, org structure, etc...) that's led you to the most professional success so far.Then, you'll have time to ask questions, too!
            • ReferencesOh-and, with your help, we'll reach out to folks you've worked with in the past. We're usually pretty far along here, so this is mostly about learning from outside perspectives about how to manage and empower you best.
              • Job OfferGot this far? That means you're in. Expect a personal call and welcome to the team!No recruiters or agencies, please. Thanks!Please be aware of fake job offers coming from people claiming to be Ness Well, Inc. employees. Ness employees and/or our recruiters will never ask you for money or personal information like bank account numbers, and will always ask for a phone call or video call as the first step in our hiring process.

Keywords: Ness, Orlando , Editorial Assistant (Remote, PT), Other , Orlando, Florida

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