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Medical Editor

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Qualifications and Experience:
• College degree required 

• 3-6 years of Phama proofreading experience 

• Superior proofreading skills 

• An excellent grasp of grammar 

• Ability to follow instructions 

• Working knowledge of MS Word and e-routing systems 


Responsibilities include:
• Edit copy according to Agency and Client style and make certain all jobs contain all appropriate information required by Clients and the FDA (eg, copyright lines, logos and generic names, fair balance, job code numbers, please see lines, etc) 

• Edit all manuscripts for grammar, punctuation, spelling, AMA style, Client Style, etc. 

• Edit all layouts for agreement with latest manuscript or with approved copy from Client 

• Fact check all references cited in manuscripts/layouts for accuracy of citation and for faithfulness to statements or data drawn from references using annotations/references supplied by the Copywriter 

• Order references when requested by Copy or Account Services and supply copies to appropriate individuals 

• Proficiency with Pharmaceutical Manufacturer web portals required for material submissions 

• Clear all significant recommended changes in wording with Copywriter or Copy Supervisor for each job 

• Ensure each job is reviewed at each stage according to Agency Job Flow Procedures 

• Keep Copywriters, Project Coordinators, Art Directors, and Account Services team members informed of any significant editorial issues on any job 

• Assist team in keeping track of Client product style requirements by maintaining a style sheet that can be used by the rest of the Editorial Department where applicable 

• Attend assigned project status and start up meetings when requested 


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