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Accenture Life Sciences Medical Editor in Florham Park, New Jersey

We Are:

Accenture Interactive Life Sciences—a new breed of agency that believes better experiences lead to better health. Our team focuses on creating experiences that empower people to take greater ownership of their health and improve the pathway to care for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Join our team of curious and collaborative life sciences strategists, creatives, experience designers, technologists, and data scientists to drive customer success and business results globally at scale. We craft impactful marketing activations inside world-class customer experiences by focusing on driving brand and demand across every touchpoint. If you’re passionate about working in a wide variety of media and engagement platforms—and especially if you have expertise in the healthcare or life sciences sectors—join us. In combination with all other Accenture Interactive groups, we are “The Experience Agency” (http://https://www.accenture.com/us-en/services/interactive/creative-marketing-services) .

You Are:

An experienced medical content editor looking to leverage your understanding of the pharmaceutical landscape to ensure the highest of quality for any deliverable. The Medical Editor and proofreader is an essential member of our life sciences copy and content team and will be responsible for providing editorial services for the pharmaceutical and medical device creative pieces we develop. If you have a passion for making a difference in patients’ lives and can thrive in a fluid, fast-paced, energetic environment, we’d love to talk to you!

The Work:

  • Edits initial round of deliverables for content as well as for American Medical Association (AMA) style, brand and/or client style, FDA rules and regulations, grammar, spelling, consistency within the piece and among related pieces within a campaign

  • Fact-checks initial round of jobs and subsequent rounds as necessary (has the ability to understand scientific and medical data to ensure copy accurately represents the source from which it was taken)

  • Proofs a variety of promotional materials, including but not limited to emails, websites, print and digital templates, sales training materials, e-mails, e-detailers, banner ads, internal/external presentations

  • Ensures the quality of format and visual quality of layout

  • Attends status and kickoff meetings for all assigned accounts; participates in the development of timelines when appropriate

  • Maintains and updates assigned client style guides

  • Collaborate closely with other team members to ensure a consistent, integrated customer experience

Here’s What You Need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience

  • At least 2 years of medical editing and/or proofreading experience at a pharma/life sciences advertising agency or related industry (for example, medical/healthcare publishing)

  • At least 2 years demonstrating and developing a working understanding of medical terminology and a strong command of the English language

​Bonus Points if:

  • Should be thoroughly versed in American Medical Association (AMA) style and FDA rules and regulations

  • Proficient in basic grammar and spelling rules

  • Knowledge of all proofing and editing symbols

  • Able to work autonomously in a remote setting

  • Ability to ensure scientific accuracy by fact-checking all relevant copy

  • Ability to balance competing priorities with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Capacity to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders

  • Well-versed in Life Sciences creative principles; e.g. MLR review processes and requirements, Fair Balance, branded vs. unbranded restrictions, etc.

  • Experience in Oncology, Neurology, Rare Disease, Patient Services, Vaccines, Clinical Trials or related areas

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, creative writing or a medical field

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