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Medical Editor

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Position Description and Responsibilities
• Proofreads and edits all advertising, promotional, non-promotional, and educational projects to ensure accuracy of text, layout, and references; compliance with AMA or AP guidelines; and overall sense, consistency, and clarity.
• Provides original references for medical manuscripts as needed; annotates final PDFs for Legal/Medical/Promotional Compliance review; and provides a final Reference List formatted per AMA style.
• Ensures all internal corporate, product branding, Legal, and Pharmaceutical Promotion Compliance guidelines are followed to the letter.
• Interacts with Account Executives to resolve issues, negotiate revisions, and verify information whenever necessary.
• Ensures all deadlines are met.
• Participates as a member of the brand review team (along with Marketing, Legal, Medical Information, Medical Affairs, and Promotion Compliance) and reviews and approves all promotional projects.

Skills and Knowledge Desired
• Ability to accurately review complex materials including multimedia graphics, texts, and web sites with excellent attention to detail.
• Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; highly organized and multitasks effectively.
• Excellent team player with strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively and work well with others. Fluency in Spanish and/or French desired.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat required; knowledge of medical/pharmaceutical terminology and federal regulations governing pharmaceutical advertising preferred; working knowledge of Reference Manager, EndNote, or similar bibliographic referencing tool desired.

Experience/Position Requirements Desired
• Bachelor’s degree in English/Writing/Communications, or equivalent work experience.
• Minimum 3 years professional copyediting and 5 years proofreading experience, preferably in the medical/pharmaceutical field.
• Ad agency experience preferred.

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