Freelance Editor

Updated: May 14, 2024
Location: Columbus, OH, United States
Job ID: 4250

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In this role, you will edit, proofread, format, and assist in fact checking a variety of medical education, medical communications, and publication materials, including Power Point slides, websites, and printed materials. Meet all deadlines and keep studio staff in the loop regarding outstanding and completed projects You will:
  • Ensure correct grammar, spelling, and usage, as well as adherence to AMA, agency, and client styles
  • Verify brand-specific style is consistent throughout jobs
  • Checks to make sure references are listed and ordered correctly
Essential Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree in science/medical field or journalism/English
  • 2+ years’ of copy editing and/or content editing
  • Excellent proofreading skills
Desired Requirements:
  • Pharma agency experience/understanding of medical terminology
  • Knowledge/familiarity with AMA style
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-oriented environment
The anticipated hourly rate for the position is $40 - $50/hr but may vary based on various factors such as the candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role.
At Syneos Health Communications, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.
Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.
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Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)
Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees. These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements.
At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance. The benefits for this position will include a competitive compensation package, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time. Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos Health complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.

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