Digital Content Specialist

American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA), a nonprofit, is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

As an employer, we are dedicated to many efforts, including employee learning and development, social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and wellness.

Our well-defined culture has strongly impacted the prosperity of our organization. Our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Collaboration, Agility, Equity, and Trust are at the core of our efforts and continue to shape the success of the AMA.

Position Details

Digital Content Specialist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Digital Content Specialist on our Professional Satisfaction / Practice Sustainability team. As a Digital Content Specialist you will build and produce digital content for the AMA STEPS Forward™ program to meet organizational initiatives.



  • Oversee daily content updates and assists with writing copy for web landing pages 
  • Assist on PS2 digital content projects including content AMA microsites and platforms
  • Produce and populate page templates in the content management system, uploads and posts website content and ensures content is up-to-date and accurate 
  • Responsible for cross checking, quality assurance and version control on website content and other microsites 
  • Support search engine optimization, digital marketing conversion efforts, web analytics and other tasks and projects as assigned

Editing and Writing Copy

  • Edit website copy 
  • Refining headlines, perform some substantive or light editing and or proof reading, check links and overall site consistency 
  • Assist in editing guidelines for the team 
  • Review content assets for brand consistency, accurateness, voice and tone, and audience targeting 
  • Assists with writing copy, producing and minor editing of content for videos, podcast, social media, and promotional kits

May include other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or related Communications discipline required, with concentration in digital writing/editing, marketing and digital content publishing strongly preferred. 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with content publishing, writing and editing for the web, and content management required. Must have strong editorial skills and content publishing experience or experience with publishing content in a comparable enterprise content management system. CMS experience; Drupal CMS environment knowledge strongly preferred. 
  • Strong knowledge of content strategy, search engine optimization, digital marketing, content design and UX principles and technical skills of working within a content management system. 
  • Proficient with Google Analytics, social platforms, HTML, Microsoft Office products and Adobe Creative Suite. 
  • Ability to think conceptually and create cross-links with related content across the website and familiarly with print and digital communications integration. 
  • Demonstrated experience upholding brand standards and editing to AP style. 
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders, i.e. creative directors, copywriters, production managers, photographers, social media managers, business stakeholders, etc.
  • Ability to work in changing, fast-paced environment with proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented, versatile and creative professional with excellent organizational skills. 
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.

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