Sr Copy Editor - Copy Editing in Healthcare Advertising

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Printing/Publishing

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JOB SUMMARYEditor expected to work independently in a promotional agency environment with assigned brand teams to enforce quality control across core editorial functions (editing, factchecking, proofreading) and provide some guidance to Junior Editor/Editor-level staff. Has worked on at least one launching product and is familiar with a range of product categories and therapeutic classes.Second-Shift Editor to provide guidance to second-shift Jr Editor/Editor-level staff. Editor will provide day-to-day managerial support as needed, including co-monitoring workflow to aid Second-Shift Editorial Manager with prioritizing and delegating to other second-shift editors. Assumes managerial responsibility in absence of Second-Shift Editorial Manager: prioritizing and expediting workflow; troubleshooting content and process issues; and maintaining communication with producers, brand editors, and team members as needed. Identifies, communicates, and offers solutions for areas of second-shift and departmental improvement. Serves as editorial point person for new business initiatives (presentation decks, concepts, branding materials) in absence of Second-Shift Editorial Manager.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Copyediting, proofreading, and fact-checking on assigned accounts as well as other accounts as needed* Generates and updates style sheets* Ability to quickly master specifics of assigned accounts and product categories, as well as accommodate multiple assignments effectively* Helps to enforce OPDP/regulatory guidelines* Extensive interaction and follow-through with account teams* Good evaluative and decision-making skills* Establishes and communicates workload priorities to manager and night staffREQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS* Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and AMA style* Familiar with FDA compliance mandates for pharma promotions* Familiarity with a variety of product categories and therapeutic classes* Prior launch experience* Competency in current and relevant computer-related technologies and applications (PDF markup in Adobe Acrobat, electronic routing)EDUCATION* Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent experience requiredEXPERIENCE* 2 years of editorial experience in a pharma agency environmentOTHER INFORMATIONTypical hours are 9:00am-5:00pm, but the position may require work beyond those hours, including after hours or weekends, as needed or directed.Second shift: Typical hours are 4:00 pm to midnight, but position may require work beyond those hours, including after hours or weekends, as needed or directed.All candidates must complete brief copyediting and proofreading tests on site in conjunction with interview.For U.S. Job SeekersIt is the policy of FCB and any of its affiliates to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. EOE/AA/M/D/V/F.
Associated topics: account, account executive, account manager, account representative, business, buyer, estimator, market, inside sales, marketing

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