Senior Editorial Specialist - Content Management


About Medtronic:

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Position Details

Senior Editorial Specialist - Content Management
Twin Cities Metro
Fridley, MN

Careers that Change Lives.

We are hiring a Content Management (Editorial) Senior Specialist who will champion our verbal brand by developing highly creative, engaging, and immersive multichannel content for Neuroscience and Medical Surgical Marketing programs and plans.

The ideal candidate will be able to adeptly learn a complex industry and customer base to produce creative content that meets strategic intent at each stage of the buying cycle.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful solutions that make an impact.

This team has a flexible work environment with team members working remotely within the United States.

If you're excited about working on a talented team in the rewarding field of healthcare technology, we want to hear from you!

Note - please include a link to your portfolio on your resume, or attach samples of your work to show your writing and editing skills.

A Day in the Life.

Campaign Strategy & Development (60%):

  • In-house editorial expert developing high-quality, brand-right content across traditional print, digital, and social media 
  • Write and edit marketing materials for product launches, omnichannel campaigns, and other key initiatives 
  • Build and maintain a consistent product and services brand image through creative message development, copywriting, editing, and proofreading 
  • Represent the voice of customer for content creation across relevant stages and platforms 
  • Create clean, bold, and engaging content that adheres to the Medtronic verbal brand identity and complies with legal and regulatory standards 
  • Participate in project input meetings and brainstorms

Project Management (15%):

  • Responsible for end-to-end editorial process: writing, editing, proofreading, and fact-checking 
  • Balance multiple projects and clients while ensuring quality is maintained and quick timelines are met 
  • Self-starter; able to manage a busy schedule and requests from many sources 
  • Work closely with Project Management team to manage project workflow and activities

Collaboration (10%):

  • Engage with internal cross-functional partners to produce relevant, targeted content 
  • Collaborate closely with Creative Media + Design and Web + Digital peers to produce effective content quickly 
  • Communicate clearly and professionally to share ideas, status, and solutions 
  • Exemplify a culture of editorial excellence, accountability, collaboration, andproblem-solving

Quality Control (15%):

  • Ensure accuracy and attention to detail by understanding and applying the master brand guidelines, content creation process, and internal proofing 
  • Adhere to project workflow processes and procedures 
  • Actively partner with analytics to understand performance against KPIs and offer counsel on refinements and content optimization

Must Have:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree required 
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in Marketing Communications, Communications, Journalism or English, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years'

Nice to Have:

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams) and Adobe Acrobat 
  • Solid storytelling skills 
  • Strong copywriting and editing skills 
  • Experience writing content from the ground up and adapting it for different audiences and channels Skilled conceptual thinker and verbal communicator; demonstrates strong skills in executing brand strategy and verbal identity 
  • Experience in which content formats and channels reach difference audiences 
  • Understanding of how SEO, metadata, and accessibility shape digital content 
  • Familiarity and comfort adhering strictly to house style guide and brand guidelines 
  • Ability to manage, organize, and archive files 
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and adherence to workflow processes 
  • Fast learner with the ability to quickly adapt to an ever-changing environment 
  • Strong communication, listening, and collaboration skills 
  • Experience in the medical device, healthcare, or other highly regulated industry 
  • Experience developing branded copy that adheres to company/industry legal and regulatory rules and standards 
  • Curious and passionate about the customer experience 
  • Big picture thinker with an eye for how copy complements design 
  • Knowledge of project management tools such as Workfront, Infowit, or BaseCamp 
  • Experience with cloud-based tools such as SharePoint, OneDrive, etc.

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