Senior Medical Editor

(New York, NY) Well-established healthcare agency has an immediate need for a Senior Medical Editor.


Responsibilities:  

  • Review materials, both hard copy and electronic (including manuscripts, slide decks, ancillary meeting materials, Web site copy, etc.), to ensure that quality standards are met throughout various stages of production

  • Edit/proofread for grammar, spelling, sentence/paragraph structure, consistency, formatting, and adherence to style

  • Check accuracy and review styling of references

  • Assist with fact checking

  • Help to develop and maintain editorial server, including keeping style sheets updated, as well as assisting with various administrative tasks such as references and permissions

  • Work directly with editorial manager to provide editorial support as directed, and develop a working knowledge of various programs, clients, and therapeutic areas

  • Work with other departments as needed to perform efficiently and effectively

     

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in liberal arts or sciences

  • A minimum of 1 year of medical editing experience

  • A working knowledge of AMA style, strong attention to detail, and excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and Acrobat Pro

  • The ability to work independently, proactively, and within tight deadlines

  • Ability to both multi-task and stay focused on one project until completion

  • Ability to complete research and gather information online

 

Salary: Competitive JR-4679