Medical Editor

Editorial Cedar Knolls, New Jersey Saratoga Springs, New York


Description

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 the diverse skills, talents, and unique perspectives individuals bring to our team. With talent across the United States and Europe launching more than 200 brands, we are committed to creating and executing meaningful experiences that resonate with diverse populations. Here, creativity happens naturally—we hire exceptional professionals and provide an inclusive space for growth and collaboration.   

 

This role requires you to be local to the NY tristate area and work west coast hours.  


The Medical Editor is a champion of high-quality work within a fast-paced environment and uses their experience and sharp eyes to ensure top-notch work on brand assignments. The Medical Editor is part of the Creative Production Services team and is responsible for daily editorial responsibilities on 2 to 3 brands, including proofreading, initial reads, cold reads, fact-checking, correction checks, and double reads according to project stage and agency process. The Medical Editor also maintains brand style sheets and attends brand team meetings.    

 
Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Edits/proofreads advertising, educational, and training and manuscripts, layouts, and digital assignments 
  • 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 
  • Is knowledgeable of and remains current on FDA guidelines 
  • Creates and maintains editorial style sheets for each assigned brand 
  • Stays current with standards for co-editors’ accounts—able to cover other brands when needed 
  • Fact-checks referenced information before jobs are sent to client/regulatory for approval 

    

Job Requirements:     

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 1 to 2 years of experience delivering editorial work in healthcare, advertising, or a related field
  • General understanding of both print and digital projects, and how their unique needs affect editorial reviews
  • General proficiency in digital/remote work communication tools
  • Knowledge of AMA Manual of Style 11 and FDA guidelines preferred 
   
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 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.   

    

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.