Associate Medical Editor

BioPharm Communications
US-PA-New Hope
Job ID


Associate Medical Editor


Company Description: 


We are healthcare connectors. We communicate to healthcare providers about the value of life-changing therapies. In turn, we inform and impact patient treatment decisions, helping patients live longer, fuller lives. We do this through the development and delivery of data-driven, multichannel marketing (MCM) campaigns. This helps our clients connect with healthcare professionals. And it helps healthcare professionals connect with their patients.



BioPharm is looking for a qualified individual to fill the entry-level position of Associate Medical Editor. Based on distance, the position can be partially remote (up to 2 days a week in office) or fully remote. This is a great introductory position in the pharmaceutical marketing industry to begin an editorial career and gain exposure to the industry practices. An Associate Medical Editor is responsible for supporting the Editorial Department with various tasks to ensure high level of quality regarding content, organization, clarity, accuracy, format, style, and consistency. An Associate Medical Editor should be familiar with and will learn to master copyediting, fact-checking, proofreading, styling, and layout review for a magnitude of pharmaceutical brand and marketing campaigns. The daily tasks of an Associate Medical Editor will fluctuate and be assigned based on the needs of the Editorial Department and on the development of the individual.



Supports Editorial Department by performing and learning daily tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Copyedit and fact check materials to ensure consistency and conformance with established grammar, punctuation, and spelling rules and adherence to AMA, client, and house style guidelines
  • Proofread layout materials to ensure that they match approved copy exactly and that the format, organization, alignment, and spacing of copy and graphics are consistent
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure an overall high level of quality regarding content, organization, clarity, accuracy, format, style, and consistency; meet established timelines
  • Edit the following types of materials: print newsletters, emails, websites, banner ads, videos
  • Identify copyrighted material that requires permission for reproduction; process permission request when required
  • Attend client status, legal/medical/regulatory reviews, and other job-related meetings
  • Incorporate client changes and collaborate with writers and other team members to address legal/medical/regulatory review feedback
  • Create and maintain brand style guides


Editorial Core Competencies:

  • Communicates Effectively, including active listening and taking direction
  • Manages Complexity, ie, ability to recognize when to ask questions
  • Resourcefulness, particularly with knowledge application and problem-solving
  • Customer Focus, mainly by learning how to anticipate customer needs
  • Ensures Accountability, by following through and taking responsibility


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, or other relevant study
  • Some professional editorial experience a plus; industry or agency experience a plus
  • Articulate oral and written communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of English grammar and usage
  • AMA style knowledge a plus
  • Curiosity/interest in medical topics
  • Strong skills in time management, prioritizing, and organizing, with attention to detail and ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Familiarity with standard software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook; Adobe Acrobat

Omnicom Health Group is committed to hiring and developing exceptional talent. We agree that talent is equally distributed, and we’re focused on developing diverse teams that can bring the best solutions to everything we do. We strongly believe that celebrating what makes us different makes us better together. Join us—we look forward to getting to know you.


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