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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Writing / Editing
Medical Editor
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Syneos Health | New York, NY
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Job Description


The Medical Editor is responsible for ownership of account assignments; producing accurate, high-quality, medically accurate work, particularly when under tight deadlines; and verifying medical accuracy of information/data/claims.

Description of Duties

• Become proficient in AMA style and FDA guidance
• Gain experience in and knowledge of pharmaceutical advertising
• Ensure all work is compliant with FDA guidance for pharmaceutical advertising
• Review original and all revisions to concepts, copy, layouts, final art, and printer proofs
• Edit for grammar, spelling, punctuation, structure, style, tone, etc
• Data/content verification and reference check
• Research/comprehend appropriate subject matter to gain understanding of medical material to enhance editing of technical content
• Write, update, and distribute individual brand style guides
• Serve as backup for other editors
• Take initiative/expand role within agency (eg, create projects and learning opportunities)

Minimum Requirements

• BA in English, journalism, communications, or equivalent experience; pharmaceutical advertising experience a plus
• Scientific, medical, pharmaceutical, or technical background preferred
• Minimum of 2 years of editing experience
• Familiar with AMA style
• Detail oriented
• Strong writing skills
• Ability to work independently, as well as closely with medical writers, copywriters, art directors, and account executives in a team-oriented environment
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects as determined by account activity
• Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment
• Understanding of layout and design desirable

EEO Statement

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 or by email at CorporateHumanResources@inventivhealth.com

Office Location

New York City


New York


New York [NY]


United States [US]



About Syneos Health

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.