Medical Copy Editor, Freelance

Agency:
Discovery USA
Area:
Proofreading
Posted:
12.01.17

Medical Copy Editor

Position Type: Freelance

Location(s): Philadelphia, Chicago, or New York office; also remote

 

Responsibilities:      

  • Proofread and copy edit medical communication slide decks, executive summaries, agendas, program announcements, faculty biographies, and other project- and meeting-related materials and communications
  • Proofread and copy edit promotional materials, including websites, booklets, core visual aids, and supplemental materials

 

  • Style references per AMA style
  • Review printer proofs for accuracy against released materials
  • Verify accuracy of data by fact checking against source documents
  • Ensure that all materials follow agency or client editorial style
  •  Request and track permissions

     

Education:

Bachelor’s degree is required; degree in journalism/English/biological sciences preferred.

 

Professional Skills/Experience:

  • 3 to 4 years of editorial experience
  • Excellent proofreading and fact-checking skills
  • Working knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition required
  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat to copyedit
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate well with a team
  • Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and client editorial styles simultaneously

Send resume to: samantha.miroballi@discoveryworldwide.com