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Senior Medical Editor/ Writer I REMOTE I Med Comm I Medical Media

Remote, NJ

Our client has established a reputation for embracing agility and offering relevant, practical information that meets the needs of our diverse audience. As the largest privately held medical media company in the United States, they provide integrated communication products, services, education, and research to professionals within health care, animal health, and industry sciences.

The ever-changing health care communications industry requires us to stay ahead of the curve to create new ways of improving quality of life through health care communications, live events and medical education. We offer our associates countless opportunities for on-the-job training and professional development, and the ability to make a difference in the health care industry. We strive to create a culture that values dedication, hard work, collaborative events and community involvement.

 

We are looking for an experienced professionals with clinical and communications experience to provide guidance and support for projects and publications spanning a variety of therapeutic areas including cardiology, endocrinology, oncology, psychiatry, and others. Additionally, this position will also assist in developing needs assessments and proposals for such projects.

This position works with authors and staff to ensure manuscripts and other materials produced meet high standards of quality, accuracy, and relevance for our readership. Key skills are the ability to adapt quickly and multitask to meet deadlines.


Essential Responsibilities:
  • Content development. Researches, develops, and reviews outlines, manuscripts, and other content to ensure scientific accuracy and relevance for target audiences, and strategic alignment of content to the objectives of the activity.
  • Manuscript preparation. Corresponds with authors regarding acceptance, reviewer comments, and deadlines for revisions. Communicates in-depth with authors on any questions regarding modifications if needed/requested by authors, and helps authors meet deadlines or makes other arrangements to keep manuscript processing on schedule.
  • Manuscript editing – Ensures content of manuscript is accurate and relevant to readers; clarifies revisions; and approves artwork quality and relevance to the content. Ensures reprint permissions are obtained; verifies references using PubMed; and verifies that marketed names of all products mentioned in the text are spelled, capitalized, and trademarked correctly.
Requirements:
  • College or advanced degree in a scientific/medical discipline; plus 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in grant preparation, medical research, medical education, medical writing, or similar field
  • Understanding of marketing and educational objectives of the pharmaceutical industry (managed care a plus)
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & database programs), and knowledge of AMA style
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