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Copy Editor (AMA)

Madison, NJ 07940

Posted: 08/19/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Creative & Digital Marketing Job Number: 575385 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Title: Copy Editor
Location: Hybrid in Madison, NJ
Pay rate: $42-$49/hr depending on experience 

Planet Technology is seeking a Copy Editor to join one of our well-known global pharmaceutical clients.

Copy Editor Responsibilities:
• Edit and proofread copy for assigned and other brands as needed
• Fact check annotated copy using provided references, ensuring acceptable sources are used
• Collaborate and communicate with Editorial Director and team members to maintain quality and meet goals
• Prioritize and manage workload, meetings, and various tasks to ensure all deliverables are met with excellence
• Thoroughly understand assigned brands and product categories
• Demonstrate a drive to ensure adherence to client and brand guidelines
• Contribute ideas/feedback for improving process and minimizing error
• Offer guidance and training to junior team members and freelancers to ensure integrity of editorial process
• Proactively offer and provide help to others to ensure all work moves through the department efficiently
• Create/maintain brand style guides and bibliographies in a timely manner
• Understand and execute AMA style and varying editorial styles per brand needs

Copy Editor Qualifications:
• Any College degree
• 3 to 5 years medical editing and fact checking experience in a pharma ad agency/medical education environment (agency experience preferred)
• Demonstrated ability to work independently with a motivated, self-starting attitude
• Ability to creatively adapt to changing deadlines, providing recommendations as needed
• Knowledge of AMA style and FDA guidelines governing pharmaceutical products
• Solid ability to use MS Office (including Outlook, Teams, and Word), Adobe Acrobat, and/or ProofHQ
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