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Medical Proofreader - RTH
Ref No.: 18-00689
Location: New York
Job Description:

The Medical Proofreader will work in close collaboration with staff and freelance editors to ensure that all digitally developed promotional materials are consistent with client guidelines and adhere to quality standards and best practices.


Main Responsibilities:
  • Proofread various Web-based promotional materials (banners, e-mails, web pages, learning modules, etc.) targeting physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure accuracy and consistency of style, copy, and graphics, as well as adherence to all client guidelines
  • Check for grammar, spelling, punctuation, formatting consistency, and adherence to pharma brand style/editorial guidelines
  • Review materials at multiple stages (before client review, promotional review, final proof, etc.), and ensure accuracy of all projects
  • Correct errors and edit documents using markup tools in Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, and ProofHQ
  • Use Workfront, the workflow/content management system, to receive/pass work and communicate with cross-departmental teams

Required Skills:
  • 2 years' experience proofreading digitally produced promotional content required
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize workload and collaborate effectively across departments under tight deadlines, to provide consistently accurate, high-quality projects as final deliverables
  • Expert understanding of written English (grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc.)
  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office

Desired Skills:
  • Familiarity with AMA Manual of Style (10th Edition)
  • Pharmaceutical/ad agency experience preferred
  • Familiarity with digital workflow management systems

Education/Certifications:
  • BA in English, Journalism, Communications, or some Medicine/Health-related field is preferred or equivalent experience