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Copy Editor

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Tsr, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

TSR Consulting has been asked by their valued client, an online publisher of medical/health information, to assist with their need for the following role:

Copy Editor

Location NY, NY
4 month contract

Responsibilities:

  • Editing assigned projects within deadlines and to the highest quality standards.

  • Editing original content that is published globally on the leading healthcare professional education site and other materials including text, images, and graphics to ensure consistency and correctness in spelling, punctuation, grammar, syntax, and usage per AMA and Medscape house style, as well as to offer suggestions for improving clarity, format, and flow.

  • Edit grant proposals.

  • Formatting reference citations according to modified AMA style.

  • Fact checking and conducting other quality control reviews as assigned.

  • Acquire, purchase, and track expenses for our reference materials, images, copyrighted materials, etc.

  • Providing insight and guidance to other team members on copyedit policies and best practices.

  • Maintaining friendly and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders by clearly articulating with an effective communication style.

  • Conveying edits and queries using a respectful tone and concise format.

  • Continuously identifying opportunities for process improvement.

  • Completing other responsibilities, as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years' related medical/scientific editing experience, preferably in a large medical education and/or medical communications company, and/or professional medical publisher.

  • Proven medical copyediting skills, with high level of attention to detail and experience in a broad variety of medical therapeutic areas.

  • In-depth knowledge of medical/scientific phrasing, nuances, and terminology, including statistical concepts.

  • Experience with internet technologies and online/electronic editing.

  • Demonstrated understanding of editorial processes and procedures.

  • Proficient in AMA style and experience with in-house styles.

  • Familiarity with PubMed and other online searchable sites.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to efficiently coordinate and work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment, while taking into consideration global stakeholders based across multiple time zones.

  • Ability and desire to meet deadlines and deliver results with minimum supervision by creatively using existing resources in a productive and/or innovative way, to quickly deal with unforeseen issues, and suggesting plausible solutions to ensure that timelines are consistently met.

  • Self-motivated, possessing a positive attitude and very high energy, with a willingness to accept varied assignments.

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.

  • Excellent computer software skills (Word, PowerPoint, Gmail, Excel).

Desired (not required)

Skills:
  • Experience editing continuing medical education materials.

  • Understanding of ACCME guidelines.

  • Experience in medical writing an asset.

  • Experience editing non-native English writing.

  • Experience with web-based document sharing sites (such as Box).

  • Experience using web-based project management tools (such as WorkFront, ProofHQ, or MS Project).

  • Experience with ReadCube or other referencing software.

  • Experience in Photoshop and Illustrator.

Education/Certifications:

  • College degree in English, journalism, and/or biological sciences, or a minimum of 3 years' experience related medical/scientific editing experience, preferably in a large medical education and/or medical communications company, and/or professional medical publisher.

This is a great opportunity to get in with a stable and growing organization. There is a lot more we can share with you about the role, so please contact me (or apply) at dhersch@tsrconsulting.com or through the "apply" function listed.


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Copy Editor

Expired Job

Tsr, Inc.