Accenture Life Sciences Medical Editor in Boston, Massachusetts
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An experienced medical content editor looking to leverage your understanding of the pharmaceutical landscape to ensure the highest of quality for any deliverable. The Medical Editor and proofreader is an essential member of our life sciences copy and content team and will be responsible for providing editorial services for the pharmaceutical and medical device creative pieces we develop. If you have a passion for making a difference in patients’ lives and can thrive in a fluid, fast-paced, energetic environment, we’d love to talk to you!
Edits initial round of deliverables for content as well as for American Medical Association (AMA) style, brand and/or client style, FDA rules and regulations, grammar, spelling, consistency within the piece and among related pieces within a campaign
Fact-checks initial round of jobs and subsequent rounds as necessary (has the ability to understand scientific and medical data to ensure copy accurately represents the source from which it was taken)
Proofs a variety of promotional materials, including but not limited to emails, websites, print and digital templates, sales training materials, e-mails, e-detailers, banner ads, internal/external presentations
Ensures the quality of format and visual quality of layout
Attends status and kickoff meetings for all assigned accounts; participates in the development of timelines when appropriate
Maintains and updates assigned client style guides
Collaborate closely with other team members to ensure a consistent, integrated customer experience
Here’s What You Need:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience
At least 2 years of medical editing and/or proofreading experience at a pharma/life sciences advertising agency or related industry (for example, medical/healthcare publishing)
At least 2 years demonstrating and developing a working understanding of medical terminology and a strong command of the English language
Bonus Points if:
Should be thoroughly versed in American Medical Association (AMA) style and FDA rules and regulations
Proficient in basic grammar and spelling rules
Knowledge of all proofing and editing symbols
Able to work autonomously in a remote setting
Ability to ensure scientific accuracy by fact-checking all relevant copy
Ability to balance competing priorities with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Capacity to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders
Well-versed in Life Sciences creative principles; e.g. MLR review processes and requirements, Fair Balance, branded vs. unbranded restrictions, etc.
Experience in Oncology, Neurology, Rare Disease, Patient Services, Vaccines, Clinical Trials or related areas
Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, creative writing or a medical field
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