MJH Associates

  • Medical Copy Editor

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/26/2018 4:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1375
    Category
    Editorial
    Job Location
    US-NJ-Cranbury
  • Responsibilities

    We are currently seeking a Medical Copy Editor to join our team. The ideal candidate is a dedicated, hard-working team player who thrives in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment, and can execute with excellence. This position will ensure all print and digital media meet the highest standards of accuracy and quality — through fact-checking and adherence to style guidelines.

    Qualifications

    Responsibilities:

    • Copy edit and proofread electronic and print projects, including digital and hardcopy documents, video transcripts, webpages, social platforms and creative collateral to ensure accuracy.
    • Proofread and correct electronic files, page proofs and final artworks to ensure all materials are error-free — including grammar, spelling, punctuation, style and tone.
    • Identify inconsistencies and offer creative suggestions to fix awkward or unclear language in body copy and improve headlines/display type.
    • Check and apply proofing and design changes to documents and layouts and review updated assets to ensure that edits have been implemented and no new errors have been introduced. 
    • Maintain strict adherence to deadlines.
    • Ensure all corporate, product branding, legal and Pharmaceutical Promotion Compliance guidelines are explicitly followed.
    • Display tact, diplomacy and the ability to protect confidential information.

     

    Qualifications:

    • At least 4 years of editing/fact-checking experience — preferably in medical/scientific publishing
    • Familiarity with major style guides required including AMA Manual of Style and Associated Press Stylebook
    • A superior command of written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience working in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat and InCopy, and in print and online content management systems
    • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to adapt, prioritize and multitask to meet tight deadlines.
    • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university 

    Overview

    MJH Associates, Inc., provides health care professionals with information and resources they need to stay competitive in their practice and optimize the quality of care for their patients. We are the preferred source of health care daily news and information and are committed to launching innovative platforms and video programming. If you strive to be an expert in your field and thrive when taking risks, then our entrepreneurial, growing company is the place to be. We focus on achieving goals through teamwork and creativity in a fast-paced environment. The ever-changing health care communications industry requires us to stay ahead of the curve to create new ways of improving quality of life through health care communications, live events, and medical education. Our state-of-the-art corporate headquarters, located in Cranbury, New Jersey, promotes collaboration among employees to develop new ideas to keep MJH Associates, Inc. as the industry leader in health care communications. We offer our employees countless opportunities for on-the-job training and professional development, and the ability to make a difference in the health care industry. We strive to create a culture that values dedication, hard work, collaborative events and community involvement.

     

    MJH Associates, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. All employees of MJH Associates, Inc. are employed “At Will.” This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.

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