Job Title: Senior Editor                                                                                    

Department: Shared Solutions

Reports To: VP, Editorial & Corporate Communications                         

*This is a freelance position*

Position Summary:

Do you love making copy clearer for patients and healthcare professionals? Do you view fact checking as a treasure hunt? Do you want to be an integral member of a major, new launch team?


Job Responsibilities:

  • Edit, fact check, proofread, and QC promotional print and digital materials, such as detail aids (digital and print), iPad apps, patient brochures, journal ads, product websites, banner ads, direct mail, slide presentations, and PIs
  • Ensure all collateral conforms to AMA and client-specific style guidelines
  • Create, maintain, and distribute style guide for assigned brand
  • Work closely with Creative, Client Services, and Project Management to achieve project goals
  • Bring promotional copy into compliance with FDA regulations
  • Serve as an editorial resource for the agency

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong written communication skills—able to mark revisions clearly on manuscripts and layouts
  • Ability to spot and correct inconsistencies in grammar, spelling, punctuation, style, and usage across multiple pieces
  • Ability to fact check high-science copy, charts, and graphs
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments at one time
  • Relentless attention to detail
  • Able to maintain a high level of productivity with minimal supervision in fast-paced, highly demanding environment
  • Inquisitive mind and positive attitude—strong collaborative skills
  • Able to maintain composure in a fast-paced work environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Mandatory requirement of at least 3 years of editorial experience in oncology at a healthcare advertising agency
  • Demonstrated ability to be a contributing team member
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Working knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition
  • Proficient use of MS Word, Adobe Acrobat and its markup tools, and standard internet applications
  • Candidates will be tested on their editing and proofreading competency

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