AMA Proofreader

Clutch - Philadelphia, PA5.0

ContractEstimated: $45,000 - $60,000 a year
Skills
CLUTCH is looking for AMA proofreaders for our clients. AMA proofreaders will work in close collaboration with staff, designers, copywriters and freelance editors to ensure that all materials are consistent with client guidelines and adhere to client’s quality standards and best practices.A proofreader may be asked to perform a clean read of a materials or to make sure materials match brand standard. They may also be asked to do a side-by-side comparison to make sure that tech builds match the final creative. The proofreader will need to be experienced reviewing both digital (interactive) and print pieces and annotating accordingly.

Qualifications:
Performs line-editing and proofreading, checking for formatting consistency, grammatical accuracy, and spelling errors
Checks for adherence to AMA style guide and/or brand specific style guides
Ensures that the final copy match approved job along with assessing design elements
Ensures accuracy of all pages
When applicable verifies all captions for photos and illustrations are accurate

Proofreaders must have:
Superior knowledge of the English language, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Advanced knowledge of AMA style
The motivation to work on their own, manage changing priorities, and to meet deadlines
Familiarity with medical terminology
Excellent interpersonal skills to build working relationships; ability to negotiate delivery times due to competing deadlines.
5+ years experience as an AMA editor in a collaborative environment (healthcare/pharma preferred) reviewing both interactive and print work
If interested in this opportunity, please submit resume for immediate consideration!