Copy Editor/Proofreader

Health & Wellness Partners, San Diego, CA USA

Work at Health & Wellness Partners

Salary: Market competitive salary and benefits

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

Health & Wellness Partners is  looking to add a Copy Editor/Proofreader to our Editorial Services Team in San Diego, California. This position is responsible for ensuring the HWP quality requirements for all written materials are satisfied, including grammar, style, spelling, consistency and accuracy of content. In addition, this position will develop and maintain project style guides and review and update on an ongoing basis. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Copyediting all final program/meeting/enduring materials (all format) produced by HWP for accuracy, ensuring they are free from grammatical and spelling errors.
  • Reviewing content for consistency of style and make changes as needed.
  • Identifying unclear or unwieldy language and offer suggestions for improvement.

Ensuring accuracy, including faculty names, drug names, supporter information, etc

Verifying and correcting citations

For advisory board slides, performing “cold read” taking into consideration budget and timing

Synchronizing content for virtual presentations, including matching slides to audio

Synchronizing audio/video assets with approved scripts (“proofing” the spoken verbiage against the hard copy script and adjusting the script as needed to match)

Performing usability/quality (functionality) assurance testing on virtual platforms, including electronic media links

For journal publications, ensuring compliance with journal requirements and formatting manuscript accordingly

Understanding and applying digital editorial guidelines when copyediting/proofreading websites, apps, etc

Writing brief faculty and HWP staff biographies

To be successful the candidate will need to be detail oriented and have the ability to organize multiple tasks and work on several programs simultaneously. In addition, you must demonstrate keen time management skills in order to meet all deadlines.

We are looking for someone with

A minimum 3-5 years’ experience copyediting/proofreading all media

Basic knowledge of AMA 10th edition (11th edition a plus) and ability to follow other style guides

Ability to proofread and copyedit documents that have professional-level medical content

Ability to understand medical and scientific terminology

Superior oral and written communication skills

Excellent computer skills, including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Power Point) and Adobe Acrobat Professional

Ability to use the Internet to find and verify facts as needed for the copyediting process



About Health & Wellness Partners

Deemed one of the best places to work in the health care marketing industry by MM&M, Health & Wellness Partners, LLC, (HWP) is a full-service medical communications company that specializes in developing and executing promotional medical education programs. We are proud of the career growth opportunity offered to all team members and a culture that supports many charitable initiatives

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