Managing Medical Editor

New York City, New York | Permanent | Job ID #63574 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a leading digital agency in the healthcare space, is looking to add a Managing Medical Editor to their team. The agency is completely remote. This is a permanent position looking to start right away.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop a knowledge of the brand and strategy for each of the products assigned.
  • Oversee the development of a training program for new hires.
  • Clearly interpret and communicate client and Medical and legal requests.
  • Establish training modules and lead training in rerouting best practices, permissions, and client submission processes.
  • Make sure workload is covered- including nights and weekends as appropriate.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision while communicating with team members and keeping them updated with any significant timing, fact-check, or editorial issues.
  • Edit and fact-check copy according to the client, brand, and AMA style.
  • Review the work of direct reports and assist with changes when needed.
  • Confirm that proper training is completed by direct reports, and meet regularly with them to communicate progress.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with copywriters.
  • Attend assigned account status and kick-off meetings to represent editorial interests and negotiate on behalf of the department.
  • Update, maintain and share the Editorial Style Guide and Master Citation List with Copy and Account.
  • Fact-check all claims of each project for accuracy and ensure citations are styled correctly.
  • Support other editors when they have a heavy workload and participate in a rotating departmental nightly and weekend schedule.
  • Other tasks may apply.

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree in English or Journalism (or other related work experience).
  • 3-5 years experience in a pharma ad agency, medical communications, or publishing house.
  • Superior knowledge of AMA guidelines.
  • Knowledge of and interest in the healthcare industry.
  • Excellent organizations skills and ability to handle deadline-driven projects.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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