Senior Writer/Reporter
Elsevier - Rockville, MD

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Senior Writer/Reporter - HEA0010E Health Sciences : USA-MD-Rockville Description
      Want to shape what the drug industry knows? "The Pink Sheet," the leading source of news in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields, is seeking a Washington DC area based reporter to enhance the publication's coverage of regulatory, business and legislative events in this dynamic industry. Key responsibilities include tracking news events, attending federal advisory committee meetings, and writing articles for daily and weekly deadlines. The job offers the opportunity to work with a large editorial staff in a lively, stimulating environment. "The Pink Sheet" is published by Elsevier Business Intelligence, whose family of products, including IN VIVO and The RPM Report, provide in-depth news and information together with penetrating insight and analysis of the healthcare industry.

      Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on MD Consult to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

      • Bachelor's degree (preferably in journalism or related area) required.
      • Two years experience on a daily or weekly publication writing for business audience preferred.
      • Ability to turn around complex stories on tight deadlines and to juggle multiple story projects.
      • Strong writing, analytical skills, and intellectual curiosity are a must.
      • Capacity to synthesize regulatory, legislative, business and scientific information for professional audience.
      • Team-oriented approach with ability to work in interactive environment.
      Please include a cover letter, resume and writing samples.

      Job Posting Dec 7, 2012, 4:26:58 PM
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