Copy Editor: Medical

Copy Editor: Medical





We are looking for a Pharmaceutical Editor to join our team at Think Company for a contract engagement in either a full-time or part-time capacity. While this is a remote opportunity, working hours follow standard EST or CST business hours.

FLSA Status: Exempt
Hourly Rate: $49 – $63

Think Company is looking for a Pharma Medical Editor responsible for the copy editing and submission creation of promotional content for one of our pharmaceutical clients. The ideal candidate has extensive experience editing promotional pharmaceutical copy for grammar, concise language, and rigor against primary references.


  • Review and edit copy for concise and grammatically correct language.
  • Utilize provided references and acceptable sources to edit, proofread and fact-check copy
  • Collaborate with the copywriter to create and format reference annotations and/or reference bibliography.
  • Create submissions in Veeva, linking identified references and annotations
  • Document client submission guidelines and processes, and maintain documentation as new processes arise.
  • Collaborate with and respond to all stakeholders and teammates promptly to maintain quality and meet goals.
  • Ensure adherence to brand style guides and bibliographies and offer feedback for continuous process improvement and error reduction.
  • Execute AMA style and adapt to various editorial styles as needed.
  • Complete other assigned tasks and projects as needed.


  • 3+ years of experience in medical editing, copywriting and proofreading in the medical/pharmaceutical field. Agency experience is highly preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of industry standards, including AMA Manual of Style and pharmaceutical LMR review process.
  • Experience creating submissions and linking references in tools such as Veeva/Promomats or equivalent
  • Ability to Adapt to a fast-moving environment and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience tailoring medical content to the overall needs of a healthcare professional audience.
  • Experience in a highly collaborative work environment with the ability to self-start as needed.
  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.