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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Writing / Editing
Editor (Freelance)
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Syneos Health | Philadelphia, PA
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Job Description


Award-winning healthcare communications and marketing company is seeking qualified copy
editor to review materials for pharmaceutical client in a professional, fast-paced, team-oriented
environment. Must be self-motivated, very detail-oriented and have 5 to 10 years of editing
experience with medical or scientific background. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
are essential along with ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

Minimum Requirements

• BA in English or journalism or equivalent experience required
• 5+ years of editing experience required
• Scientific, medical, pharmaceutical, or technical background preferred
• Excellent writing, oral, and interpersonal skills
• Strong technical, organizational, and analytical skills; is a critical thinker and applies that
function to tasks at hand
• Excellent grasp of mechanical/layout issues
• Experience with online editing using Adobe Acrobat Professional
• Working knowledge of editing for print as well as digital media, including websites, iPads, and
mobile devices
• Ability to work independently, as well as closely with copywriters, artists, and account
executives, in a team-oriented environment
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects under tight timelines
• Flexibility to work successfully in a fast-paced environment

•Technical Expertise: Excellent command of English language; ability to apply it to writing
generated by other professionals
• Attention to Detail: Using thorough approach, edits accurately under tight timelines
• Technical Knowledge: Ability to apply understanding of brand/disease state to science-based
• Motivation: Looks for new challenges, has enthusiasm, and can motivate others through own
interest in doing a good job
• Critical Thinking: Examines the short- and long-term outcomes of a solution; possesses the
perception and insight leading to good judgment
• Quality Management: Takes ownership of every project to produce the highest quality work
and demonstrates follow-through to accomplish that goal

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EEO Statement

Syneos 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@syneoshealth.com




Pennsylvania [PA]

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.