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Proofreader/Fact-Checker (Pharma/Medical)

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Our client is looking to hire a Proofreader/Fact-Checker for a long-term contract job opportunity (9+ months with the possibility of extending for 12+ months). This is an excellent career opportunity! Qualified candidates with have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of professional proofreading experience--ideally within a highly regulated industry. Should you meet this and other requirements below, please apply online or email ellens@aquent.com or tglickauf@aquent.com your resume and a brief description of why you are the right candidate for this position. You will be required to take a proofreading assessment. Must be able to work onsite in our client’s office in Waukegan, IL.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Review original copy for edits for a variety of consumers, professional healthcare and internal audiences. Will serve as primary Quality Assurance check.

• Assess copy determining and performing level of edits necessary, looking for sequence of thought, logic, flow and consistency.
• Compare copy for interactive projects against any existing detail aids or other print pieces to ensure technical content, style and accuracy of date incorporated are maintained while preserving readability. DOES NOT REWRITE COPY.

• Proofreads copy for:
-- Accuracy
-- Grammar
-- Spelling
-- Consistency
-- Referencing and annotating in preparation for medical/regulatory review
--Conformity to established client style

• Reviews medical copy for precision, clarity and technical/structural accuracy

• Annotates/fact-checks reference citations for submission to medical/legal/regulatory reviews

• Maintains master list of references for brands

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Ability to accurately review complex materials including all graphics, texts, multimedia, web sites and charts with excellent attention to detail.

• Highly organized with the ability to multitask effectively, ability to reprioritize project workload quickly. Capable of making a decision once possibilities weighed.

• Experience with electronic routing systems and online annotations

• Experience in both print and e-media formats

• Experience with managing and routing multiple initiatives. Excels in a fast paced, deadline driven environment and is able to manage requirements of multiple accounts without sacrificing accuracy.

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