Freelance Medical Editor

New York City, New York | Freelance | Job ID #65757 |
Posted Earlier this month

Our client, a leading global advertising agency, is seeking a Medical Editor to join their team.

What you'll be doing:

  • Execute editorial reviews from initial conception through production, overseeing copyediting, fact checks, and revisions down to the minor details.
  • Continuously look for opportunities to strengthen your and your team's scientific knowledge base across client areas.
  • Build and update complete style guides for each client.
  • Establish yourself as a key member of the team, partnering with all departments and team members, fostering a community of collaboration.
  • Help drive projects forward, keeping an eye on timelines and deliverables to ensure timely asset launch.
  • Source and partner with freelance creatives and editors.
  • Keep the Editorial Director and broader senior leadership team up to date and aware of all workflow and potential roadblocks to ensure timely launch.
  • Tag and link submissions on various content management platforms including Veeva Vault and Zinc MAPS.
  • Other tasks may apply.

About you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (e.g. English, Life Sciences, Health). A Master's Degree is a bonus!
  • 4+ years of experience in a healthcare/pharma advertising agency, marketing agency, or related industry.
  • Proficiency with AMA and FDA rules and reg.
  • Mastery of English grammar and excellent spelling.
  • Working experience with Adobe Acrobat programs in the event you need to perform editorial reviews.
  • Experience with content management platforms like Veeva Vault and Zinc MAPS.
  • Working experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PPT).
  • Highly organized, analytic, and a perfectionist in your craft.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines by keeping a cool head and prioritizing.

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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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.