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Medical Editor / Proofreader


Sep 09, 2016

Morristown, NJ

Temp To Perm

Agent: Sarah B.

Job #: 107971

Job Description

Do you take rigorous and thorough attention to detail when editing?
Do you have experience with Medical editing/proofreading?
Do you have agency experience?

If so, I have an awesome opportunity for you!
My client is looking for a top-notch Editor/Proofreader.

Copyediting, line editing, and proofreading will include identifying and noting changes needed to ensure:
-Correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
-Word and line spacing are accurate, appealing, and appropriate for web and print projects
-Compliance with product branding, brand style, legal and regulatory requirements, and approved verbiage
-Logos, graphics/artwork, medical tables/charts/text, multimedia, and signoffs are current/accurate
-Logical user experience
-Accurate referencing, including annotating, fact checking, and referencing
-Project deadlines are on time

Qualifications and Competencies:
-Bachelor’s degree
-Minimum 5+ years’ experience copyediting, line editing, and proofreading content for professional health care/pharma and non-health care/non-pharma digital and print projects
-Experience copyediting in an ad agency, pharmaceutical company, and/or health care environment
-Well versed in AMA style and ability to follow other style requirements
-Ability to accurately review complex materials, including text, graphics, charts/tables, multimedia, and web pages
-Well versed in fact checking, annotating references, and all aspects of referencing
-Highly organized approach to projects with outstanding attention to detail
-Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Operating Systems, and Microsoft Office Suite of Products to include Adobe Acrobat Professional

Nice to Have
-Editor of Life Sciences (ELS)/Board of Editors in Life Sciences (BELS) certification a plus
-Science background/education a plus

Upbeat personality with an agreeable approach to adapting to ongoing project changes

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