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VP, Director of Editorial

VP, Director of Editorial

Job ID 
2017-8977
Location 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Editorial
Company  
Entree Health

About this job

Overview

 

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Title: Vice President, Director of Editorial

 

Department/Discipline: Editorial

 

Company/Location: Entree Health / New York

  

Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy, and Creativity

 

Overview: In addition to responsibilities as a Senior Editor, the primary responsibility of the Vice President, Director of Editorial is the overall and day-to-day management of the Editorial department, including delegation of editorial assignments, review of editorial performance, conflict resolution, staffing, and interdepartmental coordination (Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Creative, Account, Senior Management).

 

The Vice President, Director of Editorial is the point person for all things editorial. The ability to analyze situations from multiple angles and provide calm leadership in resolving the problems before or as they arise is crucial.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Day-to-day management of the Editorial department
  • Act as liaison with other agency departments
  • Maintain high level of competency within the Editorial department
  • Review of editors’ work for accuracy and consistency with brand guidelines
  • Initial editing, copy revisions, rewriting
  • Fact checking against approved support material
  • Developing and maintaining brand style sheets
  • Attending all necessary brand status meetings
  • Assigning support to other editors as needed
  • Hiring freelancers when needed and managing workload
  • Mentoring other editors

 

Competencies will include:

  • Detailed knowledge of FDA guidelines that concern advertising
  • Go-to source for questions about the AMA Manual of Style (10th edition)
  • Thorough understanding of scientific terminology
  • Ability to analyze abstract data from high-science support material and ensure its accuracy in the current assignment
  • Knowledge of project parameters to help other departments work with Editorial in regard to timelines and project goals
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat (editing functions) 

Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Health Science, or a related field
  • At least 4 years of experience at the Senior Medical Editor level
  • Experience managing other editors required