Medical EditorsAPPLY FOR JOB

Type: Full Time | Location: Indianapolis, Indiana | Job Posted on: 29 Apr 2021
About you:
• “Error-free” is your middle name; you’ve always enjoyed proofreading and editing, from menus and school papers to medical marketing materials
• You follow the rules, using AMA writing style, MLR guidelines, the client’s style guide, and the rules of proper sentence structure, punctuation, and grammar
• With an insatiable interest in health and medicine, you love continually learning and understanding brands and therapeutic areas
• You have an eagle eye for typos and other errors and are a keen fact checker who loves getting into the nitty gritty to ensure every bit is accurate
• You love collaborating with a team of professionals who are encouraging, driven to meet deadlines, and committed to quality contributions crucial to the successful execution of a variety of print and digital projects for our clients
• You work passionately and fast without sacrificing accuracy
• You are flexible, able to handle multiple projects at once, and do your best work in an energizing environment
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
• Participate in the content review process, reviewing and editing content of each project for correct spelling, grammar, consistency, balance tone, fulfillment of creative brief, correct client and AMA style, and appropriate and accurate referencing
• Participate in development phase to initiate consistency in content and presentation outline
• Fact check material; on occasion, editors may be called upon to annotate material
• Collaborate with the internal team on content revisions, working with clinical services, account, creative, and other staff to facilitate project completion
• Represent department at internal startup and status meetings
• Ensure all pieces are aligned with each client’s MLR submission guidelines and standards
• Participate in the client medical/legal/regulatory submission process
• Develop and maintain editorial style guides for interdepartmental use
• Mentor/train department staff members and other partners as needed
• Other projects may include writing and crafting internal or corporate materials
Qualifications
Minimum required for Senior Medical Editor and Medical Editor: Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or similar field
Additional minimum requirements by role:
• Senior Medical Editor: 5+ years of editing experience in healthcare communications and/or pharmaceutical industry
• Medical Editor: 3+ years of editing experience in healthcare communications and/or pharmaceutical industry
Other required:
• Senior Medical Editor/Medical Editor: Thorough knowledge of AMA (10th edition) style
• Experienced in editing both print and digital materials and routing electronic files
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products as well as familiarity with editing in Adobe Acrobat Professional
Preferred qualifications:
• Experience in advertising, pharmaceutical marketing, medical communications, and/or medical education industry
• Familiarity with Veeva, Zinc, or other MLR submissions systems
• Knowledge of FDA requirements with respect to pharmaceutical advertising
 

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