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Proofreader/ Editor - MXM 8/25/2016

Meredith Corporation Culver City, CA

Company
Meredith Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JR02369
AJE Ref #
575978634
Location
Culver City, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Proofreader/ Editor reviews the accuracy of all print, email and website deliverables produced by MXM. This position checks grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as ISI and legal/compliance best practices. The Proofreader works with reference materials supplied by the Creative Director, writers, art directors and account staff to help keep work error-free. This position focuses on quality control across increasingly complex assignments.
The Proofreader/ Editor reviews the accuracy of all print, email and website deliverables produced by MXM. This position checks grammar, spelling and punctuation as well as ISI and legal/compliance best practices. The Proofreader works with reference materials supplied by the Creative Director, writers, art directors and account staff to help keep work error-free. This position focuses on quality control across increasingly complex assignments.

Essential Job Functions
Maintains a list of facts and legal requirements for all products and services that MXM LA advertises; reviews creative content against lists.
Copy editing, fact-checking and proofreading of promotional and educational materials for consumers, physicians, sales representatives and other health care professionals.
Create and maintain brand style guides.
Ensure that messaging is clear, concise and clear.
Responsible for cross-referencing and fact checking against experience brief and program direction to ensure quality assurance.
Checks basic grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Education
Bachelor s degree in a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience
Working knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition
Excellent working knowledge of English grammar and usage
Curiosity/interest in medical and beauty products category essential
Expert organization, communication and attention to detail required
Experience using Adobe Acrobat to copyedit is beneficial
Experience or ease with digital routing systems is beneficial

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of pharmaceutical and/or healthcare marketing & advertising required
Experience in fast-paced environment with demand for meeting tight deadlines.