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Senior Lead Editor Med Comms / Pharma

Sapling Recruitment Ltd

Reading, Berkshire

Published
16-08-2019
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Sapling Recruitment Ltd
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Published:
16-08-2019
Expires:
26-09-2019
Job id:
LJA-74852740
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Media, Art, Culture, Sports

Senior Lead Editor Role:Senior / Lead Editor, Medical Communications / Pharma Location: Office located in Reading or N London (vacancy reference 4609) Client: A market leading global organization focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients; the company offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward, from phase III clinical trial stage through to patient adherence support programmes post launch. A newly created opportunity has arisen with our client in their Medical and Patient Communications team, in order to support the build out of their studio function; t his is an exciting chance for a highly talented Editor to join and become a member of a growing team and make their mark working across a wide range of global communication activities. We are looking for a team player with exceptional editing (medical, copy, production) and proofreading skills, in both print and digital areas, ideally developed in a medical communications agency environment. You will have responsibility for the editing and production stages of all assigned projects (including abstracts, posters, manuscripts, slide decks, e-learning modules, meeting materials, websites, promotional materials and patient support programmes), ensuring that optimum communication is achieved through effective and accurate use of language and design. You will have an exceptional eye for detail and excellent understanding of good design and layout. You will work on projects being delivered in the UK, Europe and the US; a sound knowledge of country-specific rules and regulations (ABPI etc) is therefore an advantage. It is also important for our editors to prioritize their work effectively, manage multiple projects efficiently, and communicate clearly with all key stakeholders. Required capabilities and experience: · Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). · Excellent attention to detail. · Excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills, to a standard appropriate for QC checking. · Knowledge of standard copy-editing/proof correction marks. · Familiarity with a wide range of materials, including exhibitions, stage-sets, congress materials, pitch presentations and digital media. · Familiarity with standard scientific copy preparation/styling conventions · Aptitude for critical review of copy, questioning client/author corrections. · Proficiency in layout-checking/copy-fitting, to a standard appropriate for QC checking. · Good knowledge of print/production procedures. · Ability to review the work of colleagues and provide constructive feedback. · Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. · Ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritize work effectively, to tight timelines. · Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, clients and suppliers. · Budgetary awareness/ability to provide accurate hours estimates for projects. · A science (or relevant) degree and editorial experience in a pharma, agency, journal and/or experience in regulated environment highly preferred. · Eligibility to work on a permanent, full time basis in the UK. You will be required to work from the company’s offices in Reading or London (as preferred) for a minimum of 3 days per week; the rest of your role may be conducted remotely from home. The successful applicant will be invited to commence employment as soon as they are available to do so and will be rewarded with a generous basic salary and provided with a comprehensive, customizable benefits package. To register your interest please apply online or send us your CV directly – rest assured that all applications and conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence, and that your CV will not be sent to this or any other organisation without your express consent to do so.You would be welcome to contact us prior to applying if you require further information about the client company or to enquire about your suitability. Whilst we would like to reply to every email unfortunately this is not always possible; if you have not received a response from us within 7 days of sending in your CV and you think your experience matches the criteria outlined in the advert closely, then please do follow up with a telephone call, as occasionally online applications do not reach us. If we choose not to progress with your application to this particular role you would of course be very welcome to apply for other opportunities we are advertising. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87205409

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Contact
Sapling Recruitment Ltd
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Published:
16-08-2019
Expires:
26-09-2019
Job id:
LJA-74852740
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Media, Art, Culture, Sports
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