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Posted April 22, 2021

Developmental Editor - Medical & E-Learning – MedStudy Corporation

Location:

Remote

Description:

MedStudy is recruiting Developmental Editors who have at least 1 year of experience working with medical content and/or e-learning. This position will compare medical content between multiple products along with copy editing prior to print and distribution. This position requires a high level of reading comprehension. The position can be fully remote. To apply, forward resume along with letter of interest (allows us to see your writing ability).

Responsibilities:

Review medical content written and submitted by subject matter experts to ensure consistency between products.
Identify mechanical and grammatical errors and inconsistencies within the parameters of MedStudy’s editorial style guide and formatting conventions, as well as structural and organizational content issues.
Edit and proof educational content in various formats for functionality, sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Construct queries and communicate with authors and medical editors.
Use editorial judgment to suggest changes to address “context and meaning” issues.
Use project checklists.
Edit and proof products in authoring tools other than Microsoft Word or Google Docs.
Perform layout reviews of print products in InDesign.
Conduct audits of digital products.
Attend and contribute to regular standup meetings, sprint planning, and retro meetings.

Education/Experience:

Required:

At least 1 years experience in developmental editing in medical content and/or e-learning.
High level of reading comprehension.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s level degree in English, Science, or equivalent program.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Ability to learn new technologies quickly.

Preferred:

Experience in authoring tools other than Microsoft Word or Google Docs.
Experience in InDesign.
Experience in project management software.

Interview process includes several assessments including Watson Glaser (reading comprehension), DiSC (personality assessment) and a copy editing assessment.

Compensation: $24 - $30 an hour depending on experience

To Apply:

dquison@medstudy.com

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