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Medical Editor

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A medical communications agency located in NYC is seeking a Medical Editor to join their team! This role would start ASAP. The position is open ended, but gearing towards 3 months + with a temp to perm possibility. You have the option of working 9am-5:30pm OR 2pm-10pm. The key is AMA experience!! This is ONSITE.

The Medical Editor is responsible for the editorial integrity of all pieces developed and produced by the agency. This position ensures all pieces are grammatically and factually flawless and that they comply with AMA style, client style, and FDA rules and regulations.

Medical Editors must be able to fulfill the responsibilities outlined below under the direct supervision of their manager or designated senior team member. **There will be an editorial exam, testing AMA style**

Experience Required
- Strong editing, writing, and communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Proficient in AMA style and FDA rules and regulations
- Proficient in basic grammar and spelling rules
- Knowledge of all proofing and editing symbols
- Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal communication skills
- Able to work under pressure, multitask, prioritize, and problem solve
- Able to work independently
- Ability and willingness to train new or more junior members of the editorial team
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (ie, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- Proficient in editing digitally using software such as ProofHQ, Adobe Acrobat Pro markup tools, and track changes in Microsoft Word, as well as on hard copy
- Comfort and willingness to work with digital media (Web, video, interactive, animation)
- Preferred experience in obtaining permissions
· Medical Editor: 3+ years of medical education or pharma advertising experience

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