Associate Editorial Project Manager (Pharma Sales Training Materials)

Posted: 1/9/2019 | Expires: 2/8/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Project Management
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive





Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years’ experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.









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We are looking for an Associate Editorial Project Manager to support the development and delivery of our custom educational and training services (including eLearning content and programs, apps, booklets, slide decks, and digital magazines) to the pharmaceutical industry. This diverse and exciting role presents an excellent opportunity for an individual with commitment, experience, and drive to work with the world's leading pharmaceutical companies to ensure the educational needs of both their internal audience (sales reps, medical scientific liaisons) and the wider international healthcare audience are served. 














  • Review editorial, scientific and clinical content of educational projects to maintain internal quality standards; ensure proper spelling, grammar syntax, style, and content flow; and adapt content for different audiences (from clinical specialist to pharmaceutical sales representative)

  • Identify appropriate supporting content for projects, such as illustrations and suggested further reading; where necessary, re-draw figures for typesetters

  • Incorporate external author responses into documents

  • Support the Client Services Manager to project manage certain custom print projects as needed 

    • Active involvement in the production process to achieve final delivery of editorial projects that are of the highest quality within the required time frame

    • Supervise external authors to ensure timely publication

    • Obtain copyright approval for images and supporting material, as needed

  • Support the commercial services team by directing content for medical, legal, and regulatory reviews through clients’ approval processes, assisting in the development of supportive annotated reference packs, and addressing referencing issues

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you











Experience, skills and qualifications















  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in scientific, technical, or medical editing or writing, preferably within a medical communications agency or medical publishing environment

  • Bachelor's degree required, Bachelor of Science preferred

  • Excellent editing, writing, communication, and organizational skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro required

  • Experience with AMA style

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work, meet tight deadlines, adapt to shifting deadlines, and successfully function within a team environment

  • A confident communicator with the ability to interact with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels, including: industry training/medical affairs member, academics, sponsors and key members of the scientific community











  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process preferred

  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign beneficial






Please submit your application by October 26, 2018.























We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:















- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours















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Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.



























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