Freelance Editor

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Updated: December 17, 2021
Location: Westerville, OH, United States
Job ID: 137339

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Overview

Meticulous doesn't begin to describe your dedication to accuracy.

You are diligent and punctilious, with an absolute understanding of the tone and structure of writing. You can turn a sprawling explanation into one clear and concise message without affecting the underlying meaning. You are laser-focused on grammar and phrasing, and more reliable than spell check. Do you feel like this paragraph could be improved? This Freelance Editor role with Creative Studios may be just place for you.

Responsibilities

• Edits, proofreads, formats, and assists in fact checking a variety of medical education, medical communications, and publication materials, including: Power Point slides, websites, and printed materials (newsletters, brochures monographs, manuscripts, posters, etc)
• Knowledge/familiarity with AMA style preferred, but not necessary
• Ensures correct grammar, spelling, and usage, as well as adherence to AMA, agency, and client styles
• Ensures brand-specific style is consistent throughout jobs
• Checks to make sure references are listed and ordered correctly
• Meets all deadlines and keeps Studio staff in the loop regarding outstanding and completed projects


Job Requirements

• BA or BS degree in science/medical field or journalism/English
• 2 or more years of experience copy editing and/or content editing (medical/sciences field preferred)
• Medical industry experience/understanding of medical terminology preferred
• Familiarity with AMA Guidelines preferred
• Excellent copy editing and proofreading skills
• Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-oriented environment

At Syneos Health Communications, 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.

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.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate bringing new therapies to patients?

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 


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