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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 1/13/2017

FCB Parsippany, NJ

Parsippany, NJ
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Editor fully conversant with role in an agency environment who can work independently with brand team(s) to enforce quality control across baseline editorial functions (editing, fact-checking, proofreading) and provide some guidance to Associate Editor/Editor-level staff. Has worked on at least one launching product and is familiar with a range of product categories and therapeutic classes.

Copyediting, proofreading, and fact-checking on assigned accounts as well as other accounts as needed
Generate and update style sheets
Collaborate as needed with brand team members to resolve content and project concerns
Serve as liaison to client counterparts as needed
Assist brand teams with literature searches and document retrieval
Ability to quickly master specifics of assigned accounts and product categories, as well as accommodate multiple assignments effectively
Help enforce FDA regulations and guidance as well as PhRMA Code, and provide sound recommendations to brand teams regarding regulatory concerns
Extensive interaction and follow-through with brand teams
Exercise good evaluative and decision-making skills with appropriate follow-up
Ability to work independently
Identify when permissions are required and assist with securing permissions for copyrighted content
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3 years of editorial experience in an agency environment
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology and AMA style
Familiarity with a variety of product categories and therapeutic classes
Expertise regarding FDA regulations and guidance as well as PhRMA Code
Prior launch experience
Competency in current and relevant computer-related technologies and applications (eg, Word, PowerPoint, Acrobat, digital routing, Web browsers)

BS/BA preferred or equivalent experience required

Typical hours are 9:00am-5:00pm, but the position may require work beyond those hours, including after hours or weekends, as needed or directed.

All candidates must complete an editorial test on site in conjunction with interview.