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Medical Copy Editor

Medical Copy Editor

Job ID 
2017-9220
Location 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Editorial
Company  
DDB Health

About this job

Overview

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DDB Health is a global network of healthcare communications companies dedicated to helping clients use creativity—and creative technology—as a force for good health. Through deep insight into customers, channels, and behavior, DDB Health creates meaningful change on behalf of important healthcare brands.

 

Title: Medical Copy Editor

 

Company/Location: DDB Health / New York

 

Department/Discipline: Editorial

 

Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Peer Relations and Creativity

 

Overview: The Medical Copy Editor will serve as dedicated editor on one or two brands, depending on size and will work with cross-functional agency partners. One to three years’ experience as a medical copy editor, experience with AMA style, a good score on our editorial test, and attention to detail are necessary, as is an interest in medicine/science and marketing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Edit both Web-based and print materials  for grammar, syntax, content, and clarity
  • Fact check materials for accuracy of content and  product claims
  • Fry test consumer/patient materials
  • Spell check all print and digital materials
  • Work closely with other team members to resolve content, referencing, or scheduling issues
  • Research and secure references to ensure accuracy of medical/scientific statements and brand claims
  • Develop and maintain style guides and references for assigned brand(s)

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with digital communications and online research methodology
  • Organization, attention to detail, ability to handle several assignments at once
  • Proficiency in in Microsoft Suite
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Reader/HQ Reader