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Copyeditor

Job Title: Copyeditor
Reports to: Copy Chief
Location: Homebased, USA
Job Status: Full-time, Exempt

Summary:
The Copyeditor plays a pivotal role in ensuring accuracy, consistency, and on-time delivery of content. The primary task of this role is copyediting faculty-developed or CEA staff–developed content following the CEA/AMA style guide and consists of identifying and correcting spelling mistakes, typos, grammatical errors, and inconsistencies. The Copyeditor also reviews content for flow, medical terminology accuracy, requirements for Production, design elements in tables and figures, and other elements specific to different activity models. The Copyeditor may be called upon to support additional tasks of the company, as requested by the Copy Chief or Copy Manager.

Responsible for:

  • Copyedit various medical-focused materials: web content, internal communications, grants, presentation decks, conference materials, print and digital content, marketing materials, outcomes reports, etc.
  • Proofread content to ensure it meets the current CEA/AMA standard and style guide
  • Provide recommendations to improve clarity in communication
  • Work closely with Copy Chief, Copy Manager, Program Directors to prioritize workload to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Use available resources to verify faculty information (paperwork, People Report)
  • Exhibit flexibility in level of copyediting to adjust for intended audience (eg, patient-focused materials, supporters, different therapeutic areas) and deliverable type (eg, slidesets, modules, commentaries, marketing emails)
  • Obtain a working knowledge of specific terminology among different therapeutic areas by researching the literature, respected associations, or AMA Manual of Style or by collaborating with Scientific Directors and document the findings
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues with appropriate team members
  • Communicate easily and effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Work closely with Scientific Directors, Project Directors, Designers, Grants team, Production team, and other team members to ensure materials are of the highest quality in terms of accuracy, clarity, and readability
  • Provide suggested updates to the CEA style guide

Job Requirements:

  • BA degree in English, Literature, or Communications preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a medical communications company
  • Proficiency in AMA Manual of Style and the ability to incorporate company-specific and activity-specific style requirements
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines without sacrificing quality of work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook
  • Experience in online routing systems a plus
  • Experience in content management systems (Sitecore) a plus

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