Special Projects Editor

American Medical Communications - Manalapan, NJ (30+ days ago)


American Medical Communications is seeking a Special Projects Editor to produce custom print and digital projects. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the editorial component to each multimedia project, including writing and editing content, working with other teams (design, digital, etc.) to produce the finished product, and communicating with the project manager and client throughout the progression of the project. The position also includes travel to various medical conferences for on-site reporting.

Employer: American Medical Communications

Category: Editorial & Journalism, Medical

Role: Editor/Writer

Duration: Full-time (40 hours/week)

Location: Manalapan, NJ (50-mile radius, potential to work remotely part-time)

Travel requirements: Moderate amount of travel to various medical conferences

Responsibilities:

  • Work with sales associates, project managers, and client(s) to provide project outline and timeline
  • Edit, write, proofread, fact-check, and copyedit print and digital projects
  • Organize and annotate references
  • Prepare and submit projects through pharmaceutical medical/legal/regulatory review processes
  • Travel to and report on various medical conferences
  • Conduct interviews with thought-leaders in the field
  • Work with designers to produce final project
  • Work with digital team to update websites and email content
  • Traffic advertisements and other materials related to the project
  • Work on additional editorial assignments for other AMC brands, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, or related field
  • 2+ years in medical publishing environment
  • Knowledge of InCopy/InDesign, Adobe, and Microsoft programs
  • Experience with medical/legal/regulatory review process a plus
  • Knowledge of AMA writing style a plus
  • Experience covering medical conferences
  • Experience with email marketing platforms (i.e., Mail Chimp)
  • Comfortable managing multiple projects and deadlines at once

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's