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Delivering fast, deep, and tough-minded journalism, STAT takes readers inside science labs and hospitals, biotech boardrooms and political backrooms. We publish breaking news, richly reported feature stories, investigative projects, and multimedia presentations.

We’re currently looking for:

 

News Editor

STAT, a national health and medicine publication, is looking for an experienced, versatile, and energetic news editor. The editor will play a pivotal role in our daily news operation and oversee some of the best reporters in the business.

The position is based in Boston, but the editor must be able to work closely with reporters across the country.

 

You have:

  • At least five years experience in daily journalism and deep online experience. Bonus points if you have a background in coverage of the biotechnology or pharmaceutical sectors and/or coverage of biomedical sciences.
  • Experience helping reporters conceive of and frame strong enterprise stories, including analyses, profiles, and hard-hitting investigations.
  • A demonstrated ability to move beyond commodity news stories and press for fresh and provocative angles, as well as embrace multimedia and all forms of digital storytelling.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit. STAT is a startup, so collaborative spirit, flexibility, and a willingness to innovate are essential.
  • Fidelity to bedrock journalistic values and a commitment to excellence.

In exchange for your expertise, we offer:

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • 401k contribution
  • Generous Vacation Time
  • Prime location in Downtown Boston

Interested in this job? If so, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume, cover letter, and up to five clips with an attached description explaining your role in developing or editing each story.

 

All materials can be sent to Alexander.Spinelli@statnews.com with “News Editor — STAT” in the subject line.

 


 

Business Development Associate

STAT is a leading online media brand reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine.  We attract and engage an influential audience of readers in the life sciences industry with a mix of free and premium content offerings.

The business of STAT is currently driven by both advertising and paid subscriptions.  We are seeking a driven, dynamic and results-oriented Business Development Associate to help identify and contact future advertisers and group subscribers, introduce those contacts to STAT, and secure calls or meetings for advertising and subscription account executives to present and sell an advertising solution or group subscription package.

This is an ideal role for someone looking to develop valuable sales experience in a fast pace, entrepreneurial environment.

 

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • Driven, self-starting, and goal oriented
  • Organized and disciplined
  • Excited by the prospect of helping build a business from the ground up.  
  • A problem solver who works well with a team
  • Capable of truly understanding the STAT customer – both advertiser and subscriber – and their unmet needs.  
  • Capable of translating STAT as a solution for those unmet needs for advertisers and subscribers across a broad mix of industry sectors (biotech executives, pharma execs, law firms, consulting firms, VCs etc.)

 

You will:

  • Research, identify, and contact prospective advertisers and subscribers using our existing database, inbound leads, and outbound prospecting strategies.
  • Develop and manage a pipeline of outbound calls/emails to schedule sufficient advertising and subscription calls for Account Executives.
  • Coordinate meeting/call logistics and prepare marketing materials.
  • Work with CRO and Ad/Sub Account Executives to prioritize account types and contacts based on who are most likely to advertise or subscribe and set goals.
  • Participate alongside Account Executives on client calls to better understand the entire sales process.
  • Work in partnership with numerous departments such as Ad Marketing, Subscription Marketing, Finance, and Editorial to understand the product and our financial goals.

 

Must Haves:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 1-2 years of professional experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Track record of meeting and exceeding individual performance goals
  • Strong work ethic and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Exposure to CRM and sales automation programs
  • Bonus points for understanding biotech, pharma, and their supporting industries.
  • Bonus points for understanding digital advertising, or digital media subscriptions, or both

 

In exchange for your expertise, we offer:

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • 401k contribution
  • Generous Vacation Time
  • Prime location in Downtown Boston

 

Interested in this job? If so, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Angus.Macaulay@statnews.com & Alexander.Spinelli@statnews.com

 


 

Manager, Events and Special Projects

STAT is a leading online media brand reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine.  We attract and engage an influential audience of readers in the life sciences industry with a mix of free and premium content offerings.

 

The business of STAT is currently driven by advertising, paid subscriptions, and events. We are seeking a motivated, dynamic, and strategic individual to help grow the events side of the business. The Manager, Events and Special Projects will work closely with the Director of Marketing to plan and execute events and special projects for STAT readers, STAT Plus subscribers, and advertisers.

 

This is an ideal role for someone looking to take ownership of STAT’s growing events arm, build a comprehensive event strategy from the ground up, and work with a variety of people across all teams.

 

You are:

  • A polished and professional events professional with 2 to 4 years experience planning and executing B2B events. 2-4 years managing outside vendors, sourcing and negotiating contract services is also key.
  • A driven self-starter with a positive attitude. You thrive in environments fueled by creativity and innovation.
  • A multitasker with experience managing projects from inception to completion. You are organized and have a keen attention to detail in doing so.
  • A problem solver who works well both independently and with a team, with a track-record of performing well in high-pressure situations.
  • A relationship builder. You have a proven track record of developing and nurturing relationships with clients, venues, vendors, and partners.
  • An excellent written and verbal communicator. Experience managing complex projects is key.

 

Bonus points if you…

  • Have a strong understanding of biotech, pharma, and their supporting industries.
  • Are familiar with digital advertising, digital media subscriptions, and/or paid social marketing efforts.

 

You will:

  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Marketing to create and update the overall event marketing strategy and special projects agenda for STAT.
  • Ideate, plan, and execute meetings and events for STAT and our clients. You will liaise with key internal and external stakeholders to coordinate all event goals and logistics prior to and during events.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of audience outreach and event promotion.
  • Coordinate and execute VIP/client special requests during planning and program execution.
  • Create and foster relationships with venues, vendors, and key partners to leverage for current and future events.
  • Manage development of proposals tailored to clients’ needs for event sponsorships and special programs, as well as prepare client contracts.
  • Track event marketing budget including monitoring, projecting, allocation, and reconciliation of department funds for all event marketing initiatives.
  • Create wrap reports for events and special projects after execution.
  • Complete and oversee special projects as needed.

 

The Logistics:

This opportunity is located in STAT’s downtown Boston office and necessitates travel to different markets approximately twice quarterly.

 

In exchange for your expertise, we offer:

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • 401k contribution
  • Generous Vacation Time
  • Prime location in Downtown Boston

 

Interested in this job? If so, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Brittany.Whitmore@statnews.com & Alexander.Spinelli@statnews.com.

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