Senior Editor (Night)

(NYC) The night Senior Editor will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely completion of projects routed on the nightly editorial queue. This includes cold reads, check changes and slugs of documents versus backup, and supplemental copy editing and fact checking.

Responsibilities Include:

·         Edit copy (concepts, manuscripts, layouts/mechanicals, site/content maps, wireframes, functional specification documents, and disk releases) for grammar, sense, and spelling according to style guidelines

·         Ensure all appropriate information appears per the Editorial Checklists

·         Perform specific types of reads as outlined in the agency job flow process

·         Fact check claims for accuracy, verify statistics and dates per primary references and ensure citations are styled properly

·         Consistently update supervisor with account information including workload, issues, and timing

·         Work independently with minimal supervision while communicating and collaborating with team members keeping them abreast of any significant editorial issues or problems with routes or files

·         Read pieces vs core documents for consistency across campaigns

Qualifications/Experience/Skills Include:

·         College degree—preferably English, Journalism, or Communications major

·         2–3 years of editing experience in a pharmaceutical advertising agency or a medical publishing house

·         Superior editing skills and knowledge of AMA style

·         Knowledge of and interest in the health care industry

·         Interest in and understanding of science

·         Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat

·         Ability to follow instructions and adhere to strict guidelines

·         Working knowledge of MS Office

Salary:  Competitive        Job#:  JR-4635