Journalist / Web Content Writer

Oakland, CA
Job Terms:
$31 hr
Start date:
posted by:
Debra Powell

Job Description:

Journalist/Web Content Writer

Part-time (32 hours a week) on-site in Oakland.

5 month assignment


Healthcare experience highly preferred.

Seasoned corporate journalist who can report and write on internal news for internal and external news websites. Potential story assignments would include announcements, articles about projects and initiatives, feature stories about employees and physicians, and care and quality stories. 

Additionally, the interim staff writer will proofread the work of others, learn and use the content management system, WordPress for publishing stories, take photographs to accompany articles, and generally assist the managing editor in the maintenance and updating of both the internal and external news websites.


Must be a fast and accurate writer, able to route own work for review, diplomatic, familiar with the AP Style Guide, flexible, upbeat, and dependable. The work is fast-paced and requires many interactions with others, so an ability to work comfortably as a team member is essential. 


Required: a portfolio of published articles from newspapers, magazines, and/or corporations. 

Education Required: 
Bachelor’s in English or Journalism required 


Client Description:

Taking a position with our client gets you in with a leader in its field.

Our client is a five-star medical provider who, as an innovator, was the first in their industry to offer electronic health records. They’re constantly on the forefront of innovation in the healthcare field, both for their technical advances as well as for their community involvement. Volunteerism and community service are critical components of their approach to improving the general health in all of their neighborhoods.

Our client practices what they preach, and has a strong commitment to work-life balance and a healthy lifestyle. On many of their campuses you can find fitness centers, walking paths, as well as volleyball and basketball courts. Stay healthy while developing your career path!

Aquent places talented writers, digital designers and user experience candidates, as well as editorial candidates with this market leader every day in one of a number of locations throughout California We’ve had the benefit of twenty years of experience placing talent at this company and there is an extensive network of talent here, not only actively working for Aquent, but also now senior members of the organization who have been converted to permanent employees over the years.