Medical Copy Editor
Healthcare Communications Agency
Medical Copy Editor
Copy edit medical content which helps healthcare professionals and patients understand what pharmaceutical treatments are available.
As Copy Editor you prepare the copy so that it is ready to be passed to the in-house studio so that proofs can be produced ready for review by the author.
As well as reviewing grammar, spelling, and punctuation, you will make sure that the house-style applies to all materials. Moreover because medical publications often include graphs, illustrations, and images you will make certain that the format of these graphs, illustrations, and images is correct. Further, you shall check for consistency in use of terminology. Additionally, as in the famous Radio 4 Radio Programme Just A Minute, you’ll edit copy in order to reduce repetition, and deviation. And, of course, because clarity of the message is essential you’ll consider if the copy needs restructuring.
Because of the wide variety of formats utilized to communicate medical information to healthcare professionals and patients, you will, as Medical Copy Editor, gain experience of copy editing a many types of materials. For example you may spend one day copy editing a scientific manuscript and the next day you may be working on a PowerPoint presentation for use at a medical congress.
About the Employer offering this Medical Copy Editor Job :
The Employer is a world leading healthcare communications agency providing publishing and communications expertise to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-device companies. You will benefit from :
- Flexible working location.
This means, you choose to work in the office or remotely or a combination of the two.
- Flexible working hours
Therefore you have flexible start & finish times. And, also you can choose to work 4 days a week.
- Structured personal development plan
This therefore means that your career & personal development goals are achieved
- In-house learning academy
Because you get access to live and online courses you get the time and space to learn away from your desk
Medical Copy Editor – Candidate Criteria
- Experience of copy editing medical, scientific, or technical content
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including experience of using PowerPoint
- Ability to manage multiple assignments
- Experience of working to tight deadlines
Salary & Benefits Package :
- Starting salary £27,000 (which is reviewed annually)
- Bonus scheme
- 25 days paid annual holiday entitlement (this increases to 28 days in your second year)
- Generous Employer contribution to Pension scheme
- Life insurance cover
In this copy editing job you are helping to improve the health of patients by making sure that medical information materials, are accurate and are of high quality. This job therefore offers you, as a Medical Copy Editor, a high degree of personal satisfaction. Therefore don’t delay – APPLY NOW.
Internal Job Reference is : GB924 (Medical Copy Editor, £27,000)