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Medical Editor or Sr. Medical Editor - Accuracy a MUST!

New York, NY · Marketing/Public Relations
We are looking for a ridiculously accurate Editor or Sr. Editor to work side by side with leadership and be recognized for their commitment and impact in the agency.  
 
Agency Insights & Culture
  • Mid-sized agency where leadership is heavily involved and WILL fast track those that have a desire to grow and go beyond expectations
  • They are committed to creating a work environment that encourages its employees to achieve excellence in everything they do AND maintain a work-life balance
  • They are challenging the status quo, and winning awards and clients under the leadership of their new Chief Creative Officer
  • Low turnover, stable work environment and great benefits…you heard right! 
 
What Employees are Saying
  • “The quality of the people is very high – they are smart and driven, and the work definitely reflects that. I feel like collaboration and team-work are actively encouraged, and medical is very much a valued part of the team.”
  • “A great company to work for. The people in the office make coming to work every day enjoyable, but are still the most efficient and effective group I have seen.”
  • “A collaborative- inspiring- team-oriented culture that embraces life.”
  • “Great culture, smart people, good work-life balance. Management is fair, present and listens to their employees. Great team environment.”
  • “Educational seminars, breakfast, and other perks have been great” 
 
The Role You Will Play
  • Review materials, both hard copy and electronic (including manuscripts, slide decks, ancillary meeting materials, Web site copy, etc.), to ensure that quality standards are met throughout various stages of production
  • Edit/proofread for grammar, spelling, sentence/paragraph structure, consistency, formatting, and adherence to style
  • Check accuracy and review styling of references
  • Assist with fact checking
  • Help to develop and maintain editorial server, including keeping style sheets updated, as well as potentially assist with various administrative tasks such as references and permissions
  • Work directly with senior editorial staff to take on editorial support as directed, and develop a working knowledge of various programs, clients, and therapeutic areas
  • Report to VP, Editorial
 
Background Profile
  • Experience in healthcare advertising or medical communications
  • Minimum of 2 years of medical editing and/or proofreading experience
  • Working knowledge of AMA style, a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and stay focused on one project until completion
  • Working knowledge of PubMed and ability to complete research and gather information online is preferred
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