Medical Copy Editor - Fully Remote/Off-site

Starts Within a Couple Weeks, ideally 10/4
Duration Months
Status Freelance
Rate Starting at $35/hr
Our client, a healthcare and pharma agency, is looking for a freelance, Medical Copy Editor, to join their editorial team for at least the next two months.

This is a remote opportunity, 40 hours per week for at least the next two months. This position does have the potential to extend and turn into a full-time role in 2022.

The Medical Copy Editor will be:
- reviewing and editing documents, posters, journals, PowerPoints and other collateral for correct grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, style, and consistency
- preparing documents within budgeted timelines to comply with AMA, client, or journal style, as appropriate
- performing all editorial reviews from raw manuscript through print and/or digital production, including copyediting, checking changes, word-for-word reads, and cold reads
- working on multiple projects at once, often being assigned the same morning after team meetings

This Medical Copy Editor will have:
- at least 5 years experience in medical editing, publishing or document production
- Bachelors in English, Journalism, or related
- proficiency with AMA style
- proficiency in MS Office, Word, Excel, PPT, including ability to format tables, insert cross-references, apply styles, and use templates
- knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Professional, including review and mark up of PDFs
- experience working in InDesign, reviewing content in templates
- experience from the pharma or medical science space is preferred
- BELS certification would be nice to have

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to:

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