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Copy Editor

Mettawa, IL 60045

Posted: 06/13/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Content & Copywriting Job Number: 618145 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Planet Interactive is seeking a Copy Editor to join one of our well-known global pharmaceutical clients.

Pay Rate: $36-$39/hr depending on experience. 
Location: Mettawa, IL 

Planet Interactive is seeking a Copy Editor to join one of our well-known global pharmaceutical clients.

The Copy Editor will proofread and edit pharmaceutical marketing, health education, and corporate materials.

Copy Editor Responsibilities:
  • Proofreads and edits pharmaceutical marketing, health education, and corporate materials for spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors; format/style inconsistencies; and sense and clarity.
  • Aligns projects with brand standards and corporate style.
  • Ensures projects comply with applicable industry and FDA regulations.
  • Verifies Medical/Regulatory/Legal feedback has been properly implemented.
  • Notates and communicates any edits and content queries in a clear, concise manner.
  • Fact checks medical claims against published sources and creates annotated reference documents.
  • Assists with project submissions using Veeva Vault PromoMats platform.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional colleagues to deliver targeted, high-quality work.
  •  Attends kickoff, status, and other job-related meetings.
  • Provides editorial leadership for assigned accounts, taking ownership and overseeing projects from concept to completion
    Required Skills/Capabilities.
  • Exceptional medical proofreading and editing skills, including content referencing.
  • Command of AMA 11th edition style.
  • Experience fact checking and annotating medical claims.
  • Experience submitting projects via Veeva Vault PromoMats a definite plus.
  • Familiarity with FDA regulations for promotion of prescription drugs.
  • Fluency in review of digital/interactive/tablet and print tactics targeted toward a variety of audiences, including medical professional, consumer, and corporate.
  • Relentless attention to detail, but able to look at a project, or series of projects, holistically.
  • Ability to review for language (spelling, grammar, consistency) and design (colors, formatting, spacing, line wraps, etc.)
  •  Strong time management skills; able to work quickly without sacrificing accuracy.
  •  Proactive and able to prioritize, research, and problem-solve without guidance.
  • Approachable demeanor; positive attitude; collaborative, diplomatic communication style.
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat Professional and Microsoft Word.
  • 3-5 years of pharmaceutical advertising editing experience.
Copy Editor Qualifications:
  • Meticulous editing and proofreading skills.
  • Proficiency in 11th edition AMA style, including referencing.
  • Pharma experience; familiarity with industry standards.
  •  Ability to work quickly without sacrificing accuracy.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines, work well under pressure.
  • Experience fact checking medical claims against published sources.
  • Exceptional communication skills; collaborative; takes ownership of projects.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat annotation tools.
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