Staff Writer

ONS Foundation Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 3 months ago

ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.

Working with staff, leadership, and content experts, the Staff Writer writes oncology nursing-focused articles for the monthly news magazine, news website, and electronic newsletters. Also writes creative copy for marketing materials and edits work from marketing staff and other departments for accuracy in terms of content, style, usage, and voice.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamic and collaborative publications team dedicated to delivering excellence in their work. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and editing skills, initiative and ownership of a story, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. He or she will have a nose for news and penchant for perfectly placed punctuation.


  • Identifies and writes content for the news magazine and other assigned publications, helps post content to the news website, and helps produce weekly e-newsletters.

  • Writes assigned creative copy for the marketing department to help build awareness of various ONS events, products, and resources.

  • Assists marketing staff with writing content for marketing campaigns, and edits their work for accuracy in terms of content, style, usage, and voice.

  • Assists other departments and volunteer leaders with writing and editing needs, including special assignments related to current events, late-breaking news, press releases, and grant writing.

  • Assists with podcast production and news magazine design and layout.

Qualifications and Skills

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Journalism, English, Communications, or Marketing; 1-2 years of experience in developing news and marketing communications or writing content in a similar environment; and an understanding of social media and SEO/SEM are required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits and Perks

In exchange for your experience, ONS offers a competitive salary along with exceptional benefits, including medical/dental/vision coverage, paid life and disability insurance, generous PTO and paid holidays, and a 401(k) with an outstanding match. We also offer a continuing education benefit along with a commitment to our staff's work-life balance. Learn more about us at

ONS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Staff Writer

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