Omnicom Health Group

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Senior Editor (Night)

Senior Editor (Night)

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US-NY-New York

About this job



The Senior Editor – Night Shift, will review concepts, manuscripts, layouts/mechanicals, disk releases,

and bluelines. Tasks include proofreading, word for word reads, initial edits, fact checks, correction checks/line slugs, cold reads, and double reads depending on what stage the job is at and according to the Agency Job

Flow Process. Senior Editors must demonstrate a thorough understanding of client and agency procedures and all assigned accounts.


*The Senior Editor will cover the afternoon to evening shift from 12pm-8pm. If applying, please be able to consistenly work those hours.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Edit copy according to Agency and Client style and make certain all jobs contain all appropriate information required by Clients and the FDA (eg, copyright lines, logos and generic names, fair balance, job code numbers, please see lines, etc)
  • Edit all manuscripts for grammar, punctuation, spelling, AMA style, client style, etc.
  • Edit all layouts for agreement with latest manuscript or with approved copy from Client
  • Fact check all references cited in manuscripts/layouts for accuracy of citation and for faithfulness to statements or data drawn from references using annotations/references supplied by the Copywriters
  • Clear all significant recommended changes in wording with the Copywriter or Copy Supervisor for each job
  • Ensure each job is reviewed at each stage according to Agency Job Flow Procedures
  • Keep Copywriters, Project Coordinators, Art Directors, and Account Services team members informed of any significant editorial issues on any job
  • Assist team in keeping track of Client product style requirements by maintaining a style sheet that can be used by the rest of the Editorial Department
  • Attend assigned product status and start up meetings when requested


Additional responsibilities:

  • Lead by example by demonstrating dedication to assigned accounts and timelines and mentoring less experienced members of the department
  • Demonstrate ability to set priorities while handling multiple projects and to delegate work appropriately
  • Project professional, positive attitude toward all Agency members
  • Remain calm in high pressure situations
  • In-depth knowledge/mastery of assigned product brands
  • Uphold Agency quality standards in servicing the Client
  • Assist other members of department as needed when workload allows
  • Maintain accurate time sheets
  • Perform other job-related tasks as assigned by the Editorial Manager
  • Superior knowledge of Client’s process/procedures for all submissions



  • College degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of proofreading experience
  • Superior proofreading skills
  • An excellent grasp of grammar
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Positive/helpful attitude
  • Proficiency in MS Word