Senior Medical Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 23, 2013
Closes
May 23, 2013
Contact
Ms. Mallory Ricci
Category
Advertising, Other
Duration
Full Time
Do you love communing with the grammar gods? How about debating the finer points of annotation? Do you have an intimate relationship with your preferred style manual?

Heartbeat Ideas, a NYC interactive agency focusing on the pharmaceutical sector, is looking for a highly organized and dedicated Senior Medical Editor to ensure content quality and accuracy. In a nutshell, we need someone to turn content coal into finely fact-checked diamonds.

The Senior Medical Editor collaborates with the Editorial Director, writers, creative directors, and project managers to ensure our editorial work is accurate and on point. The right candidate will have substantive medical/pharmaceutical experience and fluency with AMA style. He or she will feel comfortable working on digital copy and be able to work with various client/brand style guides.

Importantly, this person is smart and enthusiastic about doing great work.

Responsibilities:
Edit, fact-check, and proofread Web and digital copy
Ensure adherence to client/brand guidelines
Create and maintain brand/client style sheets

Skills:
Exceptional editorial ability
Excellent fact-checking skills, including the ability to interpret medical data
Ability to collaborate and communicate well with a team
Capable of thriving under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to handle multiple projects and client editorial styles simultaneously

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
3 years medical/pharmaceutical editorial experience, ideally Web
Confidence in using and learning technology and medical subject matter
Fluency in AMA style and FDA regulations
Dedication and high standards

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