Associate Editor - Medical Communications

Recruiter
FCB
Location
Tarrytown
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
IT
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position designed to provide training and acclimation of entry-level editor to editorial role and responsibilities in a pharma agency environment. Begins with no discrete account assignments, support (largely proofreading) is provided to Editors/Senior Editors until Associate Editor is fully attuned to process and expectations. With satisfactory performance small account assignments are eventually delegated, and continued positive performance should ultimately lead to comprehensive Editorial role.


* Assists Editors/Senior Editors with proofreading tasks

* Full reads at key stages (eg, mechanical, first dev round, printers proofs)

* Correction checks/slugs

* Performs cold reads at discretion of Editorial Manager

* Functions as Editor on assigned brands when baseline training is completed

* Composes EOD report for day/night staff

* Works with immediate supervisor and Editorial Director to become fully conversant with agency process and best practices

* Some knowledge of medical terminology and AMA style desirable

* Competency in current and relevant computer-related technologies and applications (Adobe Acrobat Pro, electronic routing platforms, etc)

EDUCATION

* Bachelors Degree preferred or equivalent experience required

EXPERIENCE

* 0-1 years of proofreading/editing/related experience in an agency or similar environment

Note that position may entail work beyond hours specified, including after hours or weekends, as needed or directed.

All candidates must complete a brief proofreading test on site in conjunction with interview and, depending on level of experience, a copyediting test.

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