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Editorial
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FCB Health NY
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2100020L Requisition #

JOB OVERVIEW

As a first-line supervisory position within the department, the Editorial Manager fulfills all of the functions of a Senior Editor with regard to account assignments in addition to overseeing the brands within his/her group and working with the Editorial Director to ensure adherence to departmental policies and practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Proofreading
  • Maintains version control, ensures project file integrity, and verifies that requested changes have been accurately incorporated across rounds of project routing
Editing
  • Ensure correct spelling, grammatical accuracy, adherence to AMA/brand style, and consistency across brand deliverables
Compliance
  • Helps ensuring and enforcing compliance with OPDP/regulatory guidelines
Project Management
  • Ensure timely completion of projects in partnership with internal functions and in regards to editorial budget
Team Management & Development
  • Onboards new staff to ensure a smooth transition. Supervise direct reports and manage their performance reviews. Provide coaching and mentoring as needed.
Editorial Process
  • Works with Editorial management team to review, refine, and enforce all departmental and agency-level processes.
Staffing
  • Participates in interviewing and hiring process to ensure finding a right fit and talent.
Communication
  • Ensures daily communication to update internal team members on all aspects of projects
Fact checking
  • Verify factual information in projects vs supporting references


JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Fulfills core editorial functions on assigned accounts (copyediting, fact checking, proofreading).
  • Accommodates multiple assignments and manages workload across assigned group effectively by monitoring work stream vs expected assignments and delegating across the team.
  • Routinely conducts group meetings and one-on-ones with direct reports.
  • Keeps Editorial Director informed concerning progress and challenges across group, both as needed and in weekly one-on-ones.
  • Works with other Editorial Managers to coordinate coverage across department.
  • Enforces OPDP/regulatory guidelines.
  • Attends status/startup meetings as needed with brand editors to help evaluate workload and negotiate timelines.
  • Helps editors in group to develop and maintain style guides for assigned accounts.
  • Spot checks freelancers'/junior staff's work.
  • Mentors junior staff to ensure core editorial competencies are achieved and maintained.
  • Works with new hires within group to ensure acclimation to agency process and assigned brands.
  • With Editorial Director's approval, secures freelance support as needed.
  • Provides training and guidance for direct reports.
  • Maintains records on group's performance and provides Editorial Director with individual annual performance reviews.
  • Participates with Editorial Director in conducting direct reports' annual performance reviews when appropriate.
  • Serves as process/information resource for all new business initiatives (presentation decks, concepts, branding materials).
EDUCATION
DEGREE/DIPLOMAAREA OF STUDYREQUIRED/PREFERRED
BachelorsRequired


LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
    N/A

EXPERIENCE
MIN YEARSAREA OF EXPERIENCEREQUIRED/PREFERRED
5 yearsEditorial experience in a pharma agency environmentRequired
2 yearsManagement experiencePreferred
Prior launch experience
Required

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Can assist with proofreading assignments
  • Demonstrates knowledge of AMA guidelines
  • Computer Skills

COMPETENCIES
  • 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 perform all jobs in an efficient manner with little to no assistance from others
  • Ability to overcome obstacles to cooperation to foster harmonious relationships.
  • Courage to diplomatically voice unpopular opinions.
  • Ability to articulate ideas
  • Maintains a calm demeanor under pressure.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment to build and foster collaborative environment
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast paced environment.
  • Acute attention to detail, with an emphasis on consistency and continuity.
  • 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
  • Is attentive and shows interest in the subject; Expresses ideas clearly and accurately
  • Strong writing skills.

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