Editor

Updated: May 17, 2018
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: TfipwJTJVrDR

Overview

GSW turns against the premise of doing the "same old." Our culture is focused on collaborative, meaningful advertising and day-to-day interpersonal interaction. We value the diverse
backgrounds of our team members, and everyone has the opportunity to provide input and be heard. GSW is comprised of creative, motivated individuals who are all here for a reason.
We welcome those who strive to work above and beyond their role, who voice their opinion and who are engaged in all aspects of the agency.

At GSW, "speak people" is part of our every day. Our employees are inventing ways to go further, faster, thus giving purpose to liberating ideas within healthcare advertising.

Position Title

Editor

Business Unit

GSW Worldwide

Position Category

Creative - Other

Position Type

Full Time

Years of Experience

2+yrs

Overview

Making the work perfect!!!

GSW NY is seeking an Editor who will be an advocate for reader, evaluates and provides fresh perspective to copy/layout and makes changes/recommendations to improve upon the work of copywriters, medical liaisons, and artists. The Editor is responsible for the review of original and all revisions to content-including concepts, manuscripts, layouts, final art, developed digital pieces, and printer's proofs-to ensure materials produced for GSW Worldwide, its clients, and its potential clients are clearly communicated, of the highest quality, and meet or exceed client expectations.

Description of Duties

• Serves as lead editor on one or more assigned brands
o Represents Editorial Department to other brand disciplines with regard to editorial best practices and style consistency
o Communicates brand-specific style or process updates, challenges, and concerns to editorial staff and temp colleagues who might help support a particular assigned brand account
o Writes, updates, and distributes account-specific brand guidelines, incorporating client preferences and medical/regulatory/legal requirements
o Reads appropriate subject matter to further understanding of brand/ disease state to enhance editing of technical content
• Proofreads for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style
o Establishes compliance with editorial standards for correctness, consistency, and completeness
o Analyzes content, determining and performing level of edit necessary, revising, rewriting, and reorganizing for clarity, comprehension, logic, structure, and flow
o Works closely with copywriters to achieve best communication possible
o Assesses demographic issues and amends language, tone, and reading level accordingly
o Reviews layouts, assessing how copy works with the overall design; checks use of appropriate fonts and font sizes against specifications in copy document; checks consistency of spacing, text alignment, line and word breaks
• Verifies accuracy and compliance of content:
o Reviews all other sources of written materials, checking facts, verifying correct use of unfamiliar terms, and accuracy of quoted materials
o Confirms accuracy of names, titles, and degrees; street, e-mail, and Web addresses; phone/fax numbers; dates and times; abbreviations and acronyms
o Works directly with medical liaisons to ensure content/claims can be substantiated by supporting clinical studies
o Checks graphs, charts, and tables for uniformity of style and size, making sure data are displayed clearly and correctly and mathematical calculations are accurate
o Ensures accuracy and proper sequence of indicator-type elements and cross-references; tests written procedures against product (eg, ensures clickable links work)
o Evaluates adequate presence and size of fair balance in relationship to claims being made
o Verifies accuracy of and formats references to conform to AMA/brand style
o Challenges any inaccurate or questionable changes dictated by client/medical/regulatory/legal

EEO Statement

Syneos Health (formerly inVentiv Health, Inc.) is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected status. If you require accommodation due to a disability in order to complete the application process, please contact our EEO Administrator at 781-425-4600

City

New York

State/Region

New York [NY]

Country

United States [US]

Zip

10011
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