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BUSINESS TITLE: Sr Editor                                                                                    DEPARTMENT: Editorial






Senior Editor is expected to work independently in a promotional agency environment with assigned brand teams to enforce quality control across core editorial functions (editing, fact checking, proofreading). Additionally is expected to demonstrate expertise regarding relevant FDA regulations and provide guidance to Editorial Coordinator/Associate Editor/Editor-level staff. Has worked on at least one launching product and is familiar with a range of product categories and therapeutic classes.


Senior Editor to provide guidance regarding process, workflow, and agency best practices to Editorial Coordinator/Associate Editor/Editor-level staff. Senior Editor will provide organizational support as needed, including co-monitoring workflow to aid Editorial Manager with prioritizing and delegating work to other editors.


In absence of Editorial Manager, able to: prioritize and expedite workflow; troubleshoot content and process issues; maintain communication with producers, brand editors, and team members as needed; serve as editorial point person for new business initiatives (presentation decks, concepts, branding materials). Senior Editor will assist with training new and junior Editorial staff regarding tools and process.





Ensure correct spelling, grammatical accuracy, adherence to AMA/brand style, and consistency across brand deliverables




Maintains version control, ensures project file integrity, and verifies that requested changes have been accurately incorporated across rounds of project routing




Ensures daily communication to update internal team members on all aspects of projects




Helps ensuring and enforcing compliance with OPDP/regulatory guidelines



Cross-functional Collaboration

Collaborate and communicate with team members in a productive manner to ensure goals are being met being met, while maintaining quality control



Fact checking

Verify factual information in projects vs supporting references




  • Copyediting, proofreading, and fact-checking on assigned accounts as well as other accounts as needed.


-Uses technologic tools to replace manual proofreading as appropriate.


  • Generates and promptly updates style guide for assigned accounts.


  • Ability to quickly master specifics of assigned accounts and product categories, as well as accommodate multiple assignments effectively.


-Build and maintain a command of brand data and content.


-Resolve content issues using reference material and collaboration with copywriter.


  • Enforces OPDP/regulatory guidelines.


  • Extensive interaction and follow-through with account teams.



  • Good evaluative and decision-making skills.


  • Trains new hires and junior department colleagues on department, agency, and industry topics as appropriate and necessary.


  • Establishes and communicates workload priorities to manager and second-shift staff.




DEGREE/DIPLOMA       AREA OF STUDY                                     REQUIRED/PREFERRED


Bachelors                                                                                   Required








MIN EXPERIENCE         AREA OF EXPERIENCE                                     REQUIRED/PREFERRED


2 years                          Editorial experience in a pharma agency environment                                 Required Prior launch experience                                Preferred




Can assist with proofreading assignments



Style Guidelines

Demonstrates knowledge of AMA guidelines



Computer Skills

Computer Skills




Detail Orientation

Acute attention to detail, with an emphasis on consistency and continuity.




Ability to perform all jobs in an efficient manner with little to no assistance from others




Demonstrates and communicates a high level of ownership and commitment to achieving result; Takes responsibility for one's own actions and decisions, and their consequences




Ability to work effectively in a team environment to build and foster collaborative environment




Is attentive and shows interest in the subject; Expresses ideas clearly and accurately




Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast paced environment.




Possesses openness to different and new ways of doing things, in a variety or situations, and with variety of individuals or groups; Readily modifies, responds to, and integrates change with minimal personal resistance




Strong grammar skills



Forward Thinking


Able to “connect the dots” and escalate issues when necessary.



Interpersonal Skills

Is able to establish and maintain rapport and build relationships with another



Time Management

Carefully plans ahead to ensure tasks are undertaken and time is used efficiently




Strong writing skills.




Typical hours are 9:00am-5:00pm, but the position may require work beyond those hours, including after hours or weekends, as needed or directed.

Second Shift: Typical hours are 4pm–midnight, but the position may require work beyond those hours, including after hours or weekends, as needed or directed.

All candidates must complete brief copy editing, fact checking, and proofreading tests on site in conjunction with interview.




We are providing you with this job description as a guideline for your role. Based on your team, your role may vary slightly and you may perform other duties or have other responsibilities that are dictated by business needs. However, if you think that there are elements of this job description that are inaccurate, please speak with your manager and/or HR Partner.


In addition, this job description is not intended to include modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation for a disability.

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