Remote Health Writer/Editor | $23 – $33 an hour – Part-time

Website American Institute for Preventive Medicine

We are a close-knit team of health promotion professionals who connect people and organizations to comprehensive well-being programs. Through award-winning publications, behavior change programs, health platforms and engaging well-being strategies, we have been empowering individuals to change their lives for 40 years and counting.

American Institute for Preventive Medicine (AIPM) seeks a freelance Writer/Editor to provide writing and copy-editing services. This independent contractor role is remote and does not require onsite presence.

The contractor will be responsible for the writing and/or editing of various health content for a Veteran audience. The role includes collaboration with the client to review each publication’s content outline, content development, and copy editing. Projects may include but are not limited to, the writing and/or editing of an 8–12 page quarterly magazine, calendar, annual report, social marketing content, video script writing, and other Veteran health education and promotion content, as assigned and accepted.

Our ideal contractor has experience with health/science writing and editing for a general audience with a clinical background, such as a Registered Dietitian and/or a degree in nursing, exercise physiology, nutrition, or health education.

The contractor will enter a contract for each accepted assignment. Each contract requires strict adherence to a production schedule, with complete flexibility to accommodate client delays without compromising the allowable working days required under each contract. All email correspondence with AIPM and the client must be responded to within 24 hours or less. Independent contractors must supply their equipment and provide detailed invoicing for services rendered.


  • Research, interview, and write medically accurate content for assigned contracts.
  • Ability to write content at Flesch-Kincaid 8th grade reading level or the reading level specified per contract.
  • Select stock photography to illustrate written copy and work closely with the graphic design department to produce an optimal finished product according to product specifications.
  • Write scripts for 1-4-minute videos that include detailed instructions on what imagery should accompany each scene.
  • Ability to copy and edit work provided by the client to fit specific parameters as set forth for each publication.
  • Edit written and online content for spelling, grammar, medical accuracy, and readability.
  • Write marketing and promotional content based on assignments provided. Including social media marketing content.

Experience & Skills:

  • 5+ years of writing and copy-editing experience.
  • Health and/or science writing experience for a general audience.
  • Journalism background is an asset but not a requirement.
  • A clinical background, such as a Registered Dietitian and/or a degree in nursing, exercise physiology, nutrition, or health education, is an asset but not a requirement.
  • Being a United States Veteran is an asset but not a requirement.

How to Apply:

Please submit:

  • Cover letter
  • PDF resume
  • Sample of work that compliments the above-referenced scope
  • Hourly rate or rate range for your services as an independent contractor

Video resumes are accepted but are NOT to replace a PDF resume. No phone calls, please.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $23.00 – $33.00 per hour

Expected hours: 5 – 20 per week


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 5 years


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Remote

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