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Job Order:

6349

Staff Representative:

Tim Jadwin

Position:

Senior Editor

Location:

New York

Company Summary:

An international healthcare communications company.

Description:


GENERAL PURPOSE
The Senior Editor is responsible for implementing a publication plan or otherwise delivering projects or programs consistent with contracted scopes of work & client expectations. The Senior Editor will also provide strategy & rationale for publication opportunities over the course of products’ lifecycles. Typical projects may include (but are not limited to) descriptor development, journal articles, scientific posters, slide presentations, medical education programs, & literature analysis.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Develop sophisticated understanding of educational objectives, communications strategies, & available data on clients’ drug(s) & therapeutic area(s)
  • Advise client (& team) on journals, associations, & other communications vehicles (as well as their guidelines) relevant to clients’ drugs & therapeutic areas
  • Initiate, manage, & create publication plan tactical elements
  • Work closely with client(s) & authors daily; participate in e- & face-to-face meetings
  • Provide direction & critical insight to writers, editors, designers, other suppliers
  • Meet deadlines & provide tracking reports on regular basis
  • Working with senior staff, shape & evolve clients’ publication plans
EDUCATION
  • Required: US-equivalent bachelor’s degree
  • Desirable: advanced science degree
EXPERIENCE
  • 4+ years editorial in health communications
  • Publication plan implementation
  • Familiarity with clinical study reports
  • Knowledge of industry best practices & editorial style guides, including AMA Manual of Style
  • Managerial experience is desirable
  • Specific product or therapeutic area experience may be desirable
SKILLS
  • Must be proficient in use of all MSOffice programs
  • Ability to prioritize & execute multiple tasks, effectively direct workflow, accurately assess needs for support services
  • Expert written & oral communication, particularly ability to synthesize, analyze, & convey complex subject matter clearly & engagingly
  • Capability to strategize & provide publication concepts
  • Active support of team approach
  • Database management proficiency in Windows environment


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