This is an opportunity to join a leading international medical communications agency as a Medical Editor working across a variety of print and digital materials.
You will proof and edit materials for scientific integrity, grammar, continuity and aesthetics and be able to mark up and track changes in Word, Adobe and PowerPoint. You will also have knowledge and be able to use industry software packages and be able to liaise with the studio and production teams.
In addition to an excellent salary, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package including 34 days holidays, contributory pension, bonus and much more. Our client invests in their people and recognises and rewards their great work.
To be considered for this role, you will have previous medical communications agency experience in an editing role. This role can be office or homebased, but candidates are required to be resident and eligible for work in the UK.
Edit and proofread scientific copy and slides for grammatical accuracy and consistency in line with SOPs and applying house, journal, and client style to a high standard
Liaise with studio and external suppliers to ensure items meet client specification and deadline
Proofing typeset copy to include consideration of layout (figures/tables, colours, size, quality, and resolution) and accuracy of the copy to a high standard, and liaise with studio for necessary amends
Feedback editing comments to members of the editorial team using tracked changes, highlighting any areas of uncertainty
Manage electronic and paper filing systems, including project folders, references, contacts, and archiving
Ensure all copyright and author permissions are in place prior to submission/print
Perform online database/Internet searches for reference, journal, and congress information as required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Educated to degree level ideally in a life science
Previous medical editing experience gained within a medical communications agency environment
High standard of English spelling, punctuation, and grammar
Excellent project management skills
Excellent attention to detail
Maintain a good working knowledge of the computer software required, e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Prism, Adobe Acrobat, Reference Manager, DataVision, Zinc, Veeva, Endnote
ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.
Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.
Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.