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Copywriter Associate

Join us as we work to create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.

We are looking for a Copywriter Associate to join the Sponsored Content Services team within our Epocrates division. Your job will be to develop and deliver high-quality clinical messages for our mobile app, contributing towards every stage of the content development process. This would include planning, writing, regulatory review, and revisions.

You have the ability to contribute towards every stage of the editorial development process, including content journey mapping, writing, regulatory review, and revisions. You are able to communicate in a clear and thorough manner with direct client contact, and internal reporting. You are able to collaborate and work cross-functionally across several different teams including account managers, sales executives, and digital strategists

The Team: Our Sponsored Content Services Team is responsible for developing physician-facing educational messages for Epocrates, an athenahealth service and the #1 medical reference app for physicians at the point of care. Epocrates is now used by more than 800,000 healthcare professionals nationwide. As our messages are used to guide treatment decisions, the integrity of our content is important. Sponsored Content writers and editors ensure that all messages are of the highest quality—by complying with FDA guidelines and AMA style—and meet the expectations of our users.

Job Responsibilities
  • Leverage client assets to develop high-quality clinical messages that are consistent with a brand’s marketing strategy & medical-legal requirements while aligning with Epocrates Sponsored Content standards and product technical specifications
  • Apply knowledge of how the various Epocrates products are used and how they function to determine the best approach to developing content
  • Apply knowledge of FDA standards to incorporate appropriate clinical data, supporting content, safety balance, and referencing
  • Analyze complex scientific data and interpret it to identify claims in promotional messages for healthcare professionals
  • Research pharmaceutical client product efficacy/safety, attributes, and competitive landscapes to determine what differentiates the brand in the market and how best to tell the “brand story” within and across Epocrates products
Typical Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required; BS in biology, life science, or public health preferred or a graduate degree in public health or a writing discipline
  • 1-3 years of work experience in medical/pharmaceutical copywriting, preferably with healthcare agency or pharma-direct experience
  • Medical/pharmaceutical copywriting experience for digital and/or mobile environment strongly preferred
  • Experience & versatility for writing content across a broad range of therapeutic areas
  • Client service orientation, with excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
About athenahealth
  • Our Vision: To create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.
  • Our Location: Our headquarters is in Watertown, Massachusetts (Boston suburb). We are open to candidates that are remotely based in NJ, NY or PA.
  • Our Culture: At athenahealth, our employees (or “athenistas”) are committed to making healthcare smarter. Our success is dependent on the diversity, collective spirit, and contributions of our people, clients and partners. We value teamwork and believe that the strength of our team comes from supporting each other and leveraging our specialized skills. If you are looking for company that will enable you to work outside of your comfort zone to transform the healthcare ecosystem, athenahealth is the place for you.
  • Our Perks: Along with health & financial benefits, our athenistas are offered a variety of perks that promote employee wellbeing such as commuter support, collaborative workspaces and dog-friendly offices - just to name a few. 
athenahealth is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity—that’s why we recruit and hire applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law. We’re happy to provide a reasonable accommodation, for those with a disability, to complete any part of the application process. If you are unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us at

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