Consultant, Creative Editorial Planner (EG)

  • Agency Partners
  • Best Practices
  • Brand Marketing
  • Budget
  • Marketing

This is a temporary contractor opportunity at Novartis 
 Novartis touches the lives of a tenth of the world’s population. Every role here, regardless of contract type, makes an impact on human life! 
Novartis US partners with external managed service provider Magnit Global to offer engaging temporary contractor opportunities like this, to those who are looking for flexibility in their career while looking to gain new skills and experiences providing services to an inclusive global medicines company. Click here to learn more about Magnit 
Ready to work with/through Magnit at Novartis? Please read on... 
The Consultant, Creative Editorial Planner role will be responsible for supporting key content marketing editorial work and report directly to the Executive Director, Editorial Planning for US brands of a large pharmaceutical company. The role will collaborate closely with the content strategy team to provide support to a select group of priority brands, while it helps to design creative editorial guidelines and best practices that can be applied across the brand portfolio and among our agency partners.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Partner with Editorial Planning Lead and Creative Editorial Partner to elevate editorial quality of the content designed within the Integrated Marketing Organization for patients and health care professionals.
Support development of effective and engaging storytelling for brand marketing including video and editorial, with a focus on patient and HCP storytelling.
Understanding of creative best practices and knowledge of how to execute videos from concept to completion including: Creative strategy and review, offering feedback on narrative, storyboards, story arcs and b-roll use, acting as on-set creative resource, providing editorial direction, and amplifying visual storytelling.
Understanding of editorial best practices and knowledge, including how to mine for stories, identify engaging and appealing central characters, structure, and conduct interviews with key sources, identify and build story arcs, create, edit, and review written content.
Understanding of visual storytelling, from authentic and relatable photography to engaging and accessible infographics.
Partner with Editorial Planning Lead/Creative Editorial Partner on creative reviews for key content deliverables, including CVAs, HCP and patient brochures, videos, web sites, etc. Edit content (all formats) in support of brands, including such things as key messaging, patient stories and video and audio scripts.
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to tailor approach based on audience/behavioral change and build trusted relationships with brand and agency partners. Strong strategic thinker who can envision how to tailor stories in a way that feels focused and grounded for our audiences.
Support in setting and managing guidelines for content quality, designed to improve customer-facing engagement.
Helps to set KPIs for content quality and monitor creative performance.

Minimum requirements, and what you’ll bring to the role
Minimum 5 years of experience in media, digital video, editing/writing.
Experience in the Healthcare or the Pharmaceutical industry.
Experience in leading key projects and initiatives on time, on track, and on budget
Understanding of wellness, health & lifestyle coverage
The ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional marketing teams, while collaborating across the organization to deliver high-impact content programs.
Understanding of regulatory, compliance privacy and legal guardrails and policies

Bachelor's degree in relevant field.

Contract Length: 5 months
Location: Must be local to East Hanover, NJ
Pay Range: $62 - $72/hour
Health, Dental, Vision, 401k

 Why Novartis? 
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives. 
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. 
We believe we can reinvent what's possible when we collaborate with courage to ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! 
Imagine the impact you could make here at Novartis! 
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment with diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve. 
To do our best work we need different viewpoints, which is why here at Magnit, we celebrate diversity and embrace inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Magnit is dedicated to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We strive to ensure that we maintain a positive and enriching work environment for all. 
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Magnit at or 1.862.778.5441. 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion / EEO

  • Work Authorization : Green Card, US Citizen
  • Preferred years of experience : 5+ Years
  • Travel Required : No travel required
  • Shift timings: Must be local to East Hanover, NJ
Job Location
East Hanover, New Jersey
USD 62.00 - USD 72.00 Per Hour
5 month(s)
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