MAXIMUS

Editor/Writer

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Requisition ID 2021-70745
Posted Date
2 months ago(12/1/2021 12:21 PM)
# of Openings
1
Job Function
Operations
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Job Introduction

About Maximus

Maximus is a global organization that partners with national, state, and local governments to provide critical health and human services. With decades of experience designing, developing, and delivering innovative programs and comprehensive solutions, Maximus is driven by a mission to strengthen communities and improve the lives of the people we serve.

 

About New York Medicaid Choice

Maximus New York is currently looking for an experienced Editor/Writer to support its New York Medicaid Choice (NYMC) project in New York, NY. NYMC was established in 1998 to support New Yorkers in selecting and enrolling in a health plan of their choice. 

 

About the Position

The Editor/Writer provides editing, writing, and production support for a high-volume, multi-track content development calendar with rigorous internal and client review and approval requirements. This is a great opportunity for someone with exceptional editorial skills who wants to grow in experience and responsibility within a terrific organization.

 

The Editor/Writer is responsible for supporting the NYMC project with the creation of consumer-facing and internal content, including educational and procedural materials, letters, brochures, and newsletters. In this position, you will:

  • Deliver high-level editing and writing that meets the standards of clarity, organization, and impact of Maximus content.
  • Copyedit and proofread print and online content for style, grammar, punctuation, consistency, accuracy, and sensitivity.
  • Collaborate with communications staff to move content through multiple stages of editorial development, review/approval, and production.
  • Work closely with communications and program staff and outside vendors to provide quality assurance for NYMC content.

 

What You'll Bring

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Superior writing, copyediting, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently within tight timeframes and with the utmost attention to detail
  • Facility editing both print and online content for maximum impact
  • Strong project management, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
  • A track record of performing well independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

 

Please submit a cover letter and writing along with your application. 

Job Description Summary

Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for supporting the creation of a range of consumer-facing and internal content, including educational and procedural material, letters, brochures, notices, charts, and newsletters.

- Deliver high-level writing and editing that meets the standards of clarity, organization, and impact of Maximus content.

- Copyedit and proofread print and online content for style, grammar, punctuation, consistency, accuracy, and sensitivity.

- Collaborate with communications staff to move content through multiple stages of editorial development, review/approval, and production.

- Work closely with communications and program staff and outside vendors to maintain high quality and consistency of content.

- Verify facts, dates, or data using reference sources.

- Provide quality assurance for written materials as assigned.

- May assist with development and review of QA reports as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in relevant field.

- 3-5 years of relevant professional experience.

- Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently within tight timeframes and with the utmost attention to detail.

- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and oral communication skills.

- Performs well independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.

- Strong project management, time management, and problem-solving skills. 

- Experience writing and editing short- and longer-form expository content, procedural content, and promotional content.

- Experience in the application of AP style guidelines required

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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