• Content Writer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
    Requisition ID
  • Responsibilities

    The content writer reports to the manager of content development from the Ethics and Compliance (E&C) department. As a content writer, you will be responsible for designing and editing company policies, procedures, training materials, and other communications on multiple platforms and formats. The content writer collaborates with subject matter experts to develop documents to support the business. The content writer supports the subject matter experts by providing support with templates and development tools. 


    • Develops digital web-based versions of policies, procedures, and other supporting documents (e.g. job aids, templates, forms)
    • Oversees the E&C communications plan in collaboration with Otsuka’s communications department
    • Review and edit E&C documents (e.g. training, policies, procedures, communications) to ensure proper grammar, style, and formatting
    • Collaborates with business key stakeholders to develop company policies and procedures
    • Provides guidance and instruction on the use of policy and procedural templates to subject-matter-experts
    • Develop content for both the E&C intranet and internet sites
    • Develop documents in support of E&C training courses and curricula (e.g. course storyboards, course or curricula descriptions)


    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Experience optimizing content for readability
    • Strong computer skills with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • 3-5 years’ experience in content, technical, or copy writing
    • Experience writing company policies, procedures, and/or user manuals
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, or English

    • Creative writing skills (e.g. story or script writing)
    • Expert level experience working in Microsoft Word (e.g. developing templates)
    • Experience developing e-mail communications using HTML
    • Strong skills working with documents in Microsoft SharePoint
    • Experience writing copy for websites
    • Experience writing in HTML and/or XML
    • Experience writing policies and procedures for life science companies
    • Knowledge of copywrite laws


    Come discover more about Otsuka and our benefit offerings; click here for more information




    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

    Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.


    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.

    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016. 

    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.

    Apply or Share

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Leap With Us!

    Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.