Freelance Science Writer

Clue

Remote

Freelance (Project/Fixed)

Jan 14

ABOUT CLUE

Clue helps everyone who menstruates to understand their bodies—and to be empowered by that knowledge. Our vision is to enable women and people with cycles to live in tune with their biology, not in spite of it.

Founded by Ida Tin, Clue is a VC backed startup based in Berlin helping over 13 million people each month get insights into their reproductive health via our Android and iOS Apps. We collaborate with world-leading universities and institutes to advance female health research with our dataset, and deliver essential education about health, periods, and sex via our website, helloclue.com.

At Clue we embrace a culture that values everyones’ uniqueness and lets them flourish as an individual. We are constantly working on creating an environment which provides equal opportunities, regardless of your ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, religion, and any other diverse backgrounds. As a part of our team, your unique set of talents will always be appreciated and we’re committed to provide them with a nurturing and safe environment.

THE POSITION

At Clue, we write educational content for lay audiences that spans across various topics related to sexual and reproductive health, while remaining focused on the core mission of informing and empowering the reader to make the best health choices for themselves. We create scientific content in different formats for different channels including: the Clue in-app content tab, in-app messages and insights related to tracking, our sexual and reproductive health encyclopedia at helloclue.com, our monthly newsletter, and social media. 

The Science Writer will be working with our Science and Content Teams to create engaging, accessible content that is based on relevant clinical guidelines and the latest scientific literature. This Science Writer will also collaborate on projects with other Clue teams including supporting app feature development, social media and scientific projects. We are looking for someone with clinical experience in reproductive healthcare and a passion for empowering readers and Clue users with menstrual and reproductive health knowledge.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Literature research and distillation of important information
  • Writing and updating content on menstrual and reproductive health (including short and long form content for a variety of channels)
  • Reviewing and fact-checking scientific content from other writers
  • Collaborating with other writers, fact-checkers, and experts to produce high-quality work
  • Supporting other Clue teams with research and science writing

ABOUT YOU

  • Advanced clinical degrees; may include but is not limited to WHNP, CNM, MD, DO
  • Experience teaching patients about reproductive, sexual, and/or menstrual health
  • Experience writing on health topics for a lay audience in English
  • Ability to write following brand and style guidelines
  • Experience with mobile technology a plus

We are looking for a full-time writer, but will also accept applications for part-time or freelance writers. Please indicate your availability in your cover letter. 

Please submit 2 non-academic writing samples that are relevant to health (blog posts are okay!) with your application. 

We particularly encourage women of color, transgender, and non-binary writers to apply.

BENEFITS

We believe personal growth is essential for professional growth which is why we offer all the standard benefits, plus some that are uniquely Clue.

  • Care for your body and mind with free weekly yoga, and free on-site coaching
  • Learn and grow with a personal education budget 
  • Work your way in our child-friendly and dog-friendly office. We’ll help with relocation if you’re not already in Berlin.
  • Five weeks of paid vacation each year, a competitive salary, participation in our all-employee option pool, and the option to join the company pension plan.
  • Flex Fridays: One day off per week where Cluebies can put their health & wellbeing first, stay energized and maintain a sustainable high level of productivity.

For the time being, while there is a risk of Covid-19 infections, Clue operates as a remote-first company.

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