Copy Editor

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



Description

Responsibilities

  • Copy edit and proofread electronic and print projects of every type and description to ensure grammatical accuracy and maintain style and tone inherent to each brand and/or assignment
  • Fact check documents of every type and description
  • Identify inconsistencies and offer suggestions to revise awkward or unclear language 
  • Check and apply proofing and design changes to documents and review updated assets to ensure that edits have been implemented and no new errors have been introduced
  • Ensure all corporate, product branding, and legal and med-legal compliance guidelines are explicitly followed
  • Partner with and support Copy Department to search for clinical studies relevant to assignments
  • Provide regular, relevant updates on competitive brand information
  • Maintain strict adherence to deadlines
  • Display tact, diplomacy and the ability to protect confidential information
  • Position Requirements

    Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of editing/fact-checking experience — preferably in the medical or scientific arena
  • Pharmaceutical advertising agency experience preferred
  • A superior command of written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to adapt, prioritize, and multitask to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with major style guides including AMA Manual of Style and Associated Press Stylebook
  • Experience working in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat, InDesign, InCopy, and in print and online content management systems
  • Experience working in WorkFront preferred but not mandatory
  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university 
  • EOE Statement MJH Life Sciences™ provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. All employees of MJH Life Sciences™ are employed “At Will.” This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.

    This position is currently accepting applications.


    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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