Medical Editor

Editorial New York, New York


Description

PALIO. There’s nothing good to see here. From our point-of-view, good ideas have quietly become a commodity. 

 Great ones, on the other hand, seep into the world and rearrange the context through which the world is viewed. That’s why our core value is our core belief which is our core mission: Do the great thing. Nothing more, nothing less. We are an ad agency that has chosen to ignite the way health is cared for. Good simply doesn’t get that done. You have to ignite minds in bold and beautifully disruptive ways.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Medical Editor is responsible for ownership of account assignments; producing accurate, high-quality, medically accurate work, particularly when under tight deadlines; and verifying medical accuracy of information/data/claims.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Become proficient in AMA style and FDA guidance
  • Gain experience in and knowledge of pharmaceutical advertising
  • Ensure all work is compliant with FDA guidance for pharmaceutical advertising
  • Review original and all revisions to concepts, copy, layouts, final art, and printer proofs
  • Edit for grammar, spelling, punctuation, structure, style, tone, etc
  • Data/content verification and reference check
  • Research/comprehend appropriate subject matter to gain understanding of medical material to enhance editing of technical content
  • Write, update, and distribute individual brand style guides
  • Serve as backup for other editors
  • Take initiative/expand role within agency (eg, create projects and learning opportunities)

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in English, journalism, communications, or equivalent experience; pharmaceutical advertising experience a plus
  • Scientific, medical, pharmaceutical, or technical background preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of editing experience
  • Familiar with AMA style
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as closely with medical writers, copywriters, art directors, and account executives in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects as determined by account activity
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of layout and design desirable

 

If you agree that great is the only point worth making—come home.