Sr. Medical Editor (RELO Available) - Throw Down Some Fact Checking Skills!

Location: N Albany Area, NY
Join this rapidly growing full-service pharma ad agency and create authentic programs for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

Top Must-Haves for the Senior Medical Editor
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in editorial capacity at pharma company, healthcare agency or related life science field
  • Core competencies: attention to detail, flexibility, teamwork, thoroughness
  • Excellent spelling and grammar
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer program skills: MS Office Suite (particularly PowerPoint, Word, Excel), Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team
  • Familiarity with the AMA Manual of Style, Dorland’s Medical Dictionary, and medical/pharma terminology


Day-to-Day Activities for the Senior Medical Editor
  • Serve as lead copy editor on multiple brands and backup on other brands
  • Manage Medical Content Editor and freelance editors
  • Copyedit, fact-check, and proofread a variety of promotional and educational materials directed at physicians, other healthcare professionals, and patients from manuscript stage through print or digital production
  • Work closely with Account Services, copywriters, art directors, and other team members to ensure that print and digital materials are of the highest quality in terms of accuracy, utility, clarity, readability, and appeal
  • Enforce editorial standards using approved resources
  • Create and maintain custom editorial style guides for assigned brands
  • Flag possible compliance issues as they arise
  • Keep current on industry practices and regulatory requirements that affect medical content and copy
  • Maintain visibility into workload to ensure deliverables are met


Key Information about the Pharma Ad Agency
  • One of the fastest growing U.S. full-service, private companies in 2017, according to the Inc. 5000 list
  • Leadership extremely involved and hands on and work is based on the human element, the “patient experience”
  • EMPLOYEE CENTRIC, which includes Happy Hour, a “Culture Team”, peer recognition, unlimited sick time, flexible hours, and involvement in the community
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