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Senior Copy Editor

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Our client is looking for a Sr Copy Editor. The ideal talent will be responsible for but not limited to: Provides overall editorial direction to multiple complex marketing projects. The Senior Copy Editor is also a key member of creative concepting teams that help define strategic positioning of marketing materials as well as specific direction and tone. This position helps to build brand awareness and supports marketing strategies to targeted member, consumer, and purchaser audiences.

Ensures the editorial accuracy, consistency, brand and contractual compliance of communications content. This position requires a thorough knowledge of and expertise in applying brand voice to communications. Also establishes editorial standards and oversees copywriting and editorial workflow.

In collaboration with Associate Creative Director, the Senior Copy Editor oversees the editing and proofreading of communications projects through staff and outside resources. Identifies the services of various translator and language translation agencies. Ensures the consistency of company glossary and style guides and trains staff in these editorial standards. Serves as an interdepartmental liaison on editorial functions and standards.

Must have excellent editorial skills; proofreading skills; ability to judge and correct design layouts; excellent communication skills. Ability to work in a high-volume workplace and interact with a wide variety of people.

Edit documents for accuracy, consistency and Brand Voice following company guidelines; proof/check changes on copy documents and comps; proof and correct printer proofs; ensure accuracy of copy in and comps out of design; ensure overall accuracy and consistency of projects.

Superior attention to detail and accuracy. Copywriting ability a plus.

Knowledge of print design, layout, and print quality control. Ability to handle a large volume of work quickly and accurately.

Ability to absorb and consistently apply style guides and brand voice guidelines. Experience checking translated documents for consistency. Experience editing PDFs in Acrobat a plus.

Healthcare experience a plus, or other highly regulated industry. 5+ years of heavy editing experience. Experience using proprietary style guides and Associated Press Manual of Style.

Collaborative team player, upbeat, enthusiastic, positive. Diplomatic.

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