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Comic Book Jobs: Editor In Chief

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Editorials, Independent

MedikidzIt’s rare to find an editorial job at a comic book publisher posted on the internet. Lots of comic book jobs in editorial go to insiders and word spreads out to people in the industry. But there’s an editor-in-chief job at a comic book company that could be looking for a person just like you.

Medikidz is a health-based comic book company that uses comics to “explain medical conditions to young people in a way they can easily understand.” Based in the U.K., Medikidz has distributed 1.5 million comics in 40 countries, so they’re a pretty good-sized company.

As editor-in-chief, you’ll be “responsible for the overall quality and content” of their comics, set editorial policy, make final deciisons on content and manage all editorial staff and budget. You gotta have team management experience, that includes a knowledge of editing.

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Comic Book Jobs: Art Editor @ Medikidz

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Editorials, Independent

MedikidzThe medically-themed comic book company, Medikidz, is looking for an Art Editor.

But what’s Medikidz, you ask? It’s “a fast-expanding multimedia company set up to explain medicine to children in a way they can understand.”

That way, happens to be through comic books, and they’ve got an “endorsement from Archbishop Desmond Tutu, as well as leading health specialists” to prove it.

Medikidz “aims to address the current paucity of medical information available to children, by explaining disease pathophysiology and pharmacology in a fun, exciting and novel way.”

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Comic Book Jobs: Medical Writer

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Editorials

MedikidzComic book jobs come up in the oddest places, and now here’s one where a medical background could really help you out.

Medikidz is a “multimedia company founded by two doctors to explain medicine to young people in a way they can understand.”

How do they do this? Mostly through comic books with titles like What's Up With Rachel? Medikidz Explain Brain Tumours and What's Up With Tiffany's Dad? Medikidz Explain Melanoma.

Each of their diseased-based comics “is written by a specialist doctor in the field. It is then peer reviewed by a leading consultant, to ensure medical accuracy.

Now they need a Medical Writer on staff to help them out and make sure the doctor-writers are staying on message and delivering interesting comics.

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