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Full Time

Entry Level

About the role

The Editor electronically reviews interactive, video, web media and print materials to maintain quality and effectiveness. In addition to proofreading for common spelling, typographical and grammar errors, you will check for consistency of structure and style throughout a piece, adhering to a style guide as necessary. The Editor both creates and maintains style guides by brand as individual brands are added to the Specialty LOB portfolio. You will work with Copywriters, Designers and Project Managers to implement necessary changes and confirms that changes have been made, according to the Specialty LOB proofreading process. The Editor also performs more substantive editing with the specific goals of the piece in mind.

About Fishawack Health

Fishawack Health (FH) is a leading global commercialization partner for the biopharmaceutical, medical technology, and wellness industries.

The future of health is fast-paced and complex, demanding a different approach. Established in 2001, our 1,500+ healthcare experts combine their knowledge and expertise across our core disciplines — Medical; Marketing; Policy; Value, Evidence, and Access; and Consulting.

Working across the product and service lifecycle, together with our teammates in shared creative teams (Creative Studio, Editorial Services, Motion, Digital, Events, and Media) and Group Services, we engage our collective force to innovate and solve the complex healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

We live and breathe our five values in everything we do: We are authentic. We act with integrity. We value difference. We play for the team. We enjoy the journey. At Fishawack Health, we imagine a healthier world and build the connections to make it happen.

What you’ll do

  • Electronically edits digital content for common spelling, typographical and grammar errors, checking for consistency of structure and style throughout.
  • Performs editorial reviews of key content with a focus on overall assessment of story being told, messaging, appropriate tone and readability level for audience, etc.
  • Demonstrates meticulous attention to detail as a Copyeditor and Proofreader.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Quickly develops an understanding of a piece’s purpose and context and proofreads it accordingly.
  • Works independently, juggling multiple same-day deadlines; connects directly with the project delivery team as needed if any deadlines are in jeopardy to proactively suggest solutions.
  • Applies client style guides to individual pieces with care and precision; can move fluidly and with ease between multiple style guides to support all Specialty LOB brands.
  • Proactively reaches out to Creative team to keep style guides up-to-date and create new ones as needed.
  • Participates fully in following Specialty LOB’s proofreading process and assists in evolving that process as necessary. Identifies any cross-team sticky points or problems in current process and works with Senior Editorial Director to update process as needed.
  • Contributes to the enforcement and evolution of writing competency best practices at Specialty LOB, Fishawack.
  • Comfortable and adept at sharing proofreading resources, processes, and specific proofing/editorial projects. Partners with the Senior Editorial Director to present to internal teams and new employees.

About you

  • BA/BS in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field
  • Has demonstrable mastery of English-language style and mechanics
  • 3+ years of experience as a marketing Proofreader and/or Copyeditor
  • Experience in electronic proofreading of digital content
  • Experience in digital pharmaceutical or healthcare marketing
  • Proficient in American Medical Association Manual of Style; has a working knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style
  • Basic understanding of medical or scientific terminology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in numerous brand styles
  • Ability to take ownership for work and demonstrate follow-through
  • Ability to move comfortably between varied deliverables
  • Flexibility; ability to adapt to changing timelines
  • A self-starter who can quickly get up to speed on project details through research and collaboration
  • Can easily manage a large volume of content while maintaining quality work

What we can offer

Fishawack Health aims to empower every employee to develop and thrive. We empower our team with the tools, skills, and support needed to think differently and to solve healthcare’s most complex challenges.

At the center of our people-led culture is our Career Experience team, whose mission is to provide every employee with a purpose-driven career. We also pride ourselves on our personalized learning approach to ensure you receive the training you need to help you grow within the company and take advantage of our global scale and scope.

We are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our organization to encourage diversity of thought, inclusive behavior, and innovative solutions. As part of our commitment to building a healthier world, every employee is also encouraged to participate in our community engagement efforts, which support a wide range of healthcare programs and wellbeing causes worldwide.

We have offices in 19 city hubs across North America, Europe, and Asia, geared toward collaborating, training, socializing, and coming together as a global organization while maintaining and fully supporting flexible working practices. Our compensation and benefits package is benchmarked across the industry. We offer a generous company pension/retirement plan, private medical insurance, comprehensive employee wellbeing initiatives, compelling time-off policy, plus many other excellent employee benefits.