Associate Editorial Director (Bilingual)

Editorial Cedar Knolls, New Jersey United States


Position at Fingerpaint Marketing

Reset your expectations of a health and wellness agency. Independent by design and built on a foundation of empathy, Fingerpaint celebrates what you bring as both a professional and an individual. With talent across the United States and Europe launching more than 200 brands, we are committed to creating and executing meaningful experiences.  Here, creativity happens naturally—we attract top talent and give them a space to grow and collaborate. 
Objectives of this role:  
We’re looking for an Associate Editorial Director who isn’t a settler. If you are bilingual in English and Spanish, have a keen eye for language consistency across brands, and are dedicated to ensuring grammatically correct copy that follows relevant client/style guidelines, we want to hear from you.  
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Reporting to the VP, Editorial Director, oversees all full-time and freelance bilingual editors in the Multicultural team, including serving as a training supervisor, modeling brand editing responsibilities, reviewing timesheets, and holding team check-ins
  • Liaises with Multicultural team agency departments to ensure editorial process, staffing, and workflow align with client needs
  • Ensures language consistency and adherence to brand style and guidelines across the Multicultural team’s brand portfolios
  • Copyedits/proofreads advertising, educational, training, and consumer manuscripts, layouts, and digital assignments in both English and Spanish
  • Fact-checks annotations to claims and data to ensure accuracy in preparation for client med-reg review
  • Translates and transcreates English copy into Spanish, ensuring neutral Spanish across Spanish-speaking target populations
  • Ensures in-house Spanish translations and transcreations are accurate and ready for Certificate of Translations (COTs)
  • Reads for correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling; language and style consistency; accuracy; sense/clarity; required copy 
  • Ensures relevant standards (eg, client/brand, AMA, FDA) are met 
  • Knowledgeable of and remains current on FDA guidelines 
  • Creates and maintains editorial style guides for our portfolio of brands
Job Requirements:  
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Excellent English and Spanish writing proficiency and knowledge of grammatical rules in both languages
  • Ability to translate from English to Spanish and vice versa
  • A minimum of 3 years of previous agency editorial experience; management or supervisory experience a plus
  • Ability to ensure documents conform to accepted written language rules 
  • Knowledge of AMA Manual of Style 
  • Knowledge of FDA guidelines is a plus
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Pharmaceutical agency experience 

Don’t meet every single requirement? That’s okay! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Fingerpaint, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles! Our team of qualified recruiters can match you with the right opportunity. Fingerpaint Group provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to all applicants and employees. We are proud to recruit qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or citizenship status.