About the Role
Elysium is looking for a staff writer to help execute its communication strategy regarding the company’s mission, the scientific rigor in which the company takes care to develop, test, and bring to market their product(s), and the product campaigns for the outside world through a variety of mediums: email, social, website, digital publication, print, and so on. The role constitutes a unique combination of marketing and journalism, consumer and health, branding and content, drawing on cross-functional skill sets daily. You will report to the Head of Content, and continually collaborate with the broader marketing and scientific teams.
You will be a part of a team that is defining a new category of company. We are science first, and looking to bring our mission and vision to numerous audiences. We want to be the trusted brand and source of information for our growing community of cellular health enthusiasts.
Learn and maintain a working knowledge of FDA and FTC regulations for supplement makers and pharmaceutical companies
Help manage an editorial calendar under the direction of the Head of Content
Act as researcher, writer, and editor for a variety of materials aimed at multiple audiences. This can include, but is not limited to fact checking content, writing stories for the company publication, copy editing content, etc.
There will also be an opportunity to do original reporting, write stories of varying degrees of complexity (some of which may involve travel), write op-eds, and other tasks typically associated with working at a publication
A record of academic and professional achievement
The ability to write about any topic with style, authority, and precision
Minimum of three years experience working in editorial including writing, reporting, editing, working in a CMS (e.g., WordPress), and preferably some management experience
Experience producing photo shoots and video shoots
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Agility with new approaches, platforms, and concepts
Academic and/or professional background in science is preferable
Elysium is building the world's first direct-to-consumer health science company, developing advanced natural products that go beyond nutritional and dietary supplements to address cellular health at the most fundamental levels. Using new technologies, we can now impact wellness at an unprecedented scale - from cellular and metabolic processes to entire systems and pathways. We are growing our operational team to work with over 30 scientists and medical pioneers, as well as seven Nobel Laureates, to bring scientific breakthroughs in health directly to the home.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.