Leads content development of MoveForwardPT.com in its mission to become the "definitive source" for consumer information about treatment by a physical therapist.
Manages the expert review of new and existing content, providing both thematic feedback and specific copyedits/rewrites to external contributors to ensure the content is consumer friendly and aligned with APTA’s style and brand guidelines;
Produces the Move Forward Radio podcast by identifying potential topics and guests, scheduling interviews, and overseeing the editorial process to ensure on-time publication.
Maintains collaborative relationships with each of APTA’s specialty sections to ensure a dependable editorial review network;
Writes original consumer-friendly content for the MoveForwardPT.com website (tips pages or blog-type content, etc.) on a weekly basis, using the editorial review network to ensure accuracy;
Writes all other copy for the consumer website, including podcast and video descriptions, homepage content, and landing page content;
6+ years’ experience writing for consumer audiences
Undergraduate degree in journalism/communications or equivalent related experience
Excellent writing, editing, copyediting, and proofreading skills
Extensive experience posting HTML content
Background in health-related field preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Strong computer/database experience required
Ability to be mobile
Equal Opportunity Employer Principals Only
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.