To apply for a position, contact Lori Daly at ldaly@dlife.com unless otherwise specified.
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Managing Editor

We are seeking an experienced managing editor, preferably in the healthcare industry, with a strong understanding of diabetes and an entrepreneurial spirit to create engaging content across multiple platforms in order to educate and inspire people who are living with or caring for others with diabetes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading and managing our highly capable editorial team, including freelancers, consultants, and interns
  • Managing our team of experts to respond to reader questions
  • Planning, creating, organizing, reviewing, and maintaining our extensive library of content, including articles, quizzes, slideshows, videos, and recipes
  • Editing and proofing consumer- and client-facing content generated by Editorial as well as other dLife departments, ensuring depth, accuracy, and a uniform voice across all of our content
  • Coordinating newsletter creation and strategy to help fulfill Editorial, sponsor, and barter partner needs
  • Collaborating with other departments to create and implement SEO strategy
  • Collaborating with our marketing department to develop and implement social media strategy
  • Managing Editorial department budget
  • Working across departments to help facilitate quality customer service
  • Collaborating with our graphics department to ensure creation of materials with visual interest as well as accuracy and adherence to dLife style

Preferred Skills:

  • Mastery of English grammar and punctuation
  • Copy editing and proofing proficiency
  • Experience with healthcare writing and targeting to a varied audience in a consumer-friendly manner
  • Project management experience
  • Strong communication skills to work across departments, with clients and dLife members and consumers
  • Understanding of common style guides
  • Familiarity with Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; Outlook and Adobe
  • Proficiency working in a CMS platform

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with latest diabetes standards
  • Behavior change knowledge/experience
  • Video content creation experience
  • Understanding of copywriting
  • Basic HTML knowledge

Candidate Profile:

  • At least 5 years of professional editorial management experience, preferably in the healthcare industry
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in English, Writing, Journalism, Communications, Public Health, or related area of study
  • Editing and writing experience
  • Creativity, energy, intelligence and business savvy to identify opportunities to engage the diabetes-savvy consumer

Personal Attributes:

  • Flexible, works well under pressure while maintaining a sense of humor
  • Self-motivated leader who is comfortable being the internal voice of our consumer in order to keep their needs in mind  
  • Organized; equally big-picture- and detail-oriented
  • Confident, no nonsense, ‘get it done' attitude
  • Diligence & perseverance – someone who works smart, creatively, and fast will thrive in this environment

Compensation:

  • Salary
  • Incentives
  • Complete medical, dental and vision benefits

 

Social Media Marketing Associate


dLife is looking for an eager and motivated part timer to support and maintain dLife social media strategy and policies for 35 hours/week; produce daily updates on dLife social media channels with engaging, interactive posts; monitor and evaluate social media accounts and track metrics.

 

Responsibilities:

Act as the voice of dLife to engage patients with diabetes and start a two-way conversation across all social media platforms.

Online Media Monitoring – monitor news, peer organizations, and events relevant to dLife's priorities; and identify opportunities for dLife to raise its voice and visibility.

Ideal Candidate Experience & Qualifications:

  • Understand social media universe including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, blogs, RSS, other social media platforms
  • Excel at research, possess excellent writing skills, and able to create written output quickly and work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Highly creative with excellent attention to detail and follow-up
  • Degree in marketing, journalism, communications,new media or related field
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate results to management
  • Take charge attitude
  • Experience executing marketing promotions in the social media universe a plus
  • Flexible personality, able to take on new projects and learn new skills in a fast paced environment.

Commitment:

We are looking for a commitment of 35 hours per week, allowing flexibility for vacation schedules as needed.

Compensation:

Paid part time position. Not available to students as this is a year round position.

 

DSME Instructor

Are you an experienced CDE who:

  • wants to be part of crafting a new model in education delivery?
  • is passionate about helping others live a healthier lifestyle?
  •  is interested in a unique opportunity to use your DSME skills?
  • has flexibility?
  • has high energy?

Then we want YOU to join our new and innovative DSME/S program team helping to educate adults about important healthcare topics and inspiring behavior change.
 
Position is part-time, lasting from April 1 to June 1, 2016 (dates subject to change) at approximately 27 hours per week. Program curriculum will be provided. There will be flexibility for individual to make slight adjustments based on attending audience and her/his own style of instructing.
 
Primary Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 3 years or more CDE teaching experience in an accredited DSME/S program
  • Licensed in state of Arkansas or Missouri
  • Excellent communication skills with experience speaking to groups and leading groups through learning exercises
  • Ability to engage and motivate others
  • High level of compassion and the desire to be a partner in patients' diabetes challenges
  • Applicants must have a laptop computer, iPad or tablet and Internet access

Please send resume to Karen Boyer at boyerok@comcast.net with the subject line "DSME position" to learn more.

 

Marketing Associate

dLife is looking for  an eager and motivated part timer to get exposure in the field of digital healthcare for 35 hours/week.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the development of marketing objectives, strategies and plans
  • Assist with project execution across different media channels, including digital, print, social and broadcast media
  • Brainstorm and assist in the implementation of new campaigns for dLife
  • Assist with PR efforts including writing and proofreading press releases, coordinating interviews with management, PR agencies and the press, and handling awards submissions
  • Conduct research in support of various tasks within the department
  • Create internal and external briefs to assist in the preparation of events
  • Analyze and report on the performance of  various marketing initiatives
  • Assist with database management

Ideal Candidate Experience & Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will be someone who can wear multiple hats and works well in a fast paced environment with great attention to detail
  • Should also have a general interest in business, health or digital media
  • Comfortable working with numbers and analytics
  • Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail in both PC and Mac environments.

Commitment:

We are looking for a commitment of 35 hours per week.

Compensation: 

Paid part time position.  Not available to students as this is a year round position.

Graphic Design Intern
dLife is looking for an eager and motivated graphic design intern (student or freelancer) to assist with various marketing projects, both print and web. Specifically, these projects include but are not limited to banner ads (animated & static), web pages, email blasts and printed promotional pieces. Experience with and extensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Flash a must. Experience with and knowledge of HTML, CSS and/or DreamWeaver strongly desired.
Reports to: Design Director
Ideal Candidate Experience & Qualifications:
  • Experience with and advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Experience creating web pages and/or emails using HTML & CSS
  • Ability to animate and use basic ActionScripting in Flash
  • Highly creative with excellent attention to detail and follow-up
  • Works well under pressure and thrives in fast-paced environment
  • Online portfolio and/or samples of work must be submitted to be considered for position
Compensation:
  • $10/hour
  • A design portfolio filled with real-world experience
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