Content & Creative Writer



Take a bunch of programmers, designers, developers, scientists, writers, journalists, strategists, artists, dreamers and process junkies and throw them all together in one place (well, two places—Chicago and San Francisco) and out comes HDMZ. Together, we provide healthcare and science brands with an integrated approach to solving complex communications challenges.

Working with large established corporations and start-ups alike, HDMZ knows businesses need more than just a press release, a website or an ad campaign. Today's marketer is looking for a partner that can help them deliver an immersive brand experience through the most effective combination of content, outreach, channels and platforms, and that's what we do best.

Position Details

Content & Creative Writer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Content & Creative Writer works on a diverse mix of assignments for biotech, life science and biopharma brands in a high-energy, collaborative environment. This person will bring creativity that will appeal to our target audience through print, digital and social mediums. The Content & Creative Writer will handle the ideation and creation of compelling content including Website copywriting, ad copy, headline writing, social media content, brand strategy, creative concepting, video scripts. The Content & Creative Writer is responsible for adding value by actively engaging customers/stakeholders and maintaining a cohesive brand voice. Additional tasks may include analyzing marketing metrics and collaborating across departments in order to execute brand initiatives.

The Content & Creative Writer should have a proven track record of producing pieces that increase engagement and drive leads. This position requires a high level of creativity, as well as the ability to use data-driven insights to write better material. They should also be detail-oriented and committed to meeting tight deadlines. Success in this role will be dependent on the candidate’s ability to multitask, manage stakeholders and develop creative, high-quality marketing assets while keeping to deadlines.

This position reports directly to the SVP of Client Services.


  • Assists in determining a project's overall content requirements and strategy 
  • Writes and edits copy throughout the lifecycle of each project 
  • Help create thought leadership content, including but not limited to: Website copywriting, ad copy, headline writing, social media content, brand strategy, creative concepting, video scripts 
  • Performs research and properly communicates information from life science publications and/or medical references 
  • Maintains appropriate tone, adhering to clients’ style guide while checking for errors in grammar, punctuation, and style 
  • Work with Client Services and Creative team members to help set guidelines for the editorial tone, style and voice of the content including creating innovative content ideas 
  • Maintains a high standard in the presentation of all work to internal and client audiences 
  • Actively manage and promote the HDMZ blog, and pitch an article to relevant third-party platforms as appropriate


  • Candidates should enjoy working in a team environment and must work collaboratively with others 
  • Highly creative with good written and interpersonal skills 
  • Able to work under pressure, while managing multiple deadlines with minimal supervision 
  • Adept at managing large volumes of projects quickly 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Expert level attention to detail is essential


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field is required 
  • Knowledge of digital marketing tactics, including SEO, email marketing, and web analytics 
  • Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively 
  • The ability to consistently meet tight deadlines 
  • 2-5 years of copywriting, agency and life science writing experience

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