Copy Editor

Job ID 2023-5612

Editorial Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra


Position at WebMD

About WebMD: 

WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD Health, Medscape, Jobson Healthcare Information, prIME Oncology, MediQuality, Frontline, QxMD, Vitals Consumer Services, MedicineNet, eMedicineHealth, RxList, OnHealth, Medscape Education, and other owned WebMD sites. WebMD®, Medscape®, CME Circle®, Medpulse®, eMedicine®, MedicineNet®,®, and RxList® are among the trademarks of WebMD Health Corp. or its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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        Bachelor's degree or higher in Life sciences, Pharmacy, Journalism, English, or a related field, or equivalent experience 

        Candidates with ELS certification preferred 

Experience: 4+ yrs 


Position Requirements: 

        3-5 years copy-editing experience for pharmaceutical/medical writing industries, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience 

        Strong copy editing skills: spelling, punctuation, grammar, fact checking, proofreading, attention to appropriate tone 

        Deep knowledge of AP and AMA style 

        Proficiency in copyediting in Italian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese 

        Experience in copy-editing for the electronic environment preferred 

        Ability to analyze complex medical data and interpret for a physician audience 

        Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written 

        Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to efficiently work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment. 

        Independent and innovative self-starter 

        Meticulous attention to detail 

        Ability to quickly distil complex information into essential elements relevant to clinicians at the point of care 

        Excellent medical literature retrieval and evaluation skills 

        Proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint 

        G Suite (Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar) 

        Experience in content management systems 


Role & Responsibilities: 

        Copy-editing content with focus on healthcare professionals 

        Experience in editing for US English and AMA style of medical writing editing 

        Responsible for all copy editing-related aspects of each assigned project as per the style guide to annotating per source references and performing QA checks 

        Copy must be accurate, clean, well-organized, and adhere to technical specifications 

        Project and Workload Management: Must be able to handle multiple projects concurrently, maintain highest quality, and meet copy deadlines. Must be able to interact effectively with internal teams (i.e., editorial, and writing) to ensure quality and smooth progression of projects