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Sr Editor - Area 23

Company: FCB Global
Location: New York City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Editor 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 some guidance to 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.

Second-Shift Senior Editor to provide guidance to second-shift Associate Editor/Editor-level staff. Editor will provide organizational support as needed, including co-monitoring workflow to aid Second-Shift Editorial Manager with prioritizing and delegating to other second-shift 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; serves as editorial point person for new business initiatives (presentation decks, concepts, branding materials).



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



  • N/A

EXPERIENCE MIN YEARS AREA OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED/PREFERRED 2 years Editorial experience in a pharma agency environment Prior launch experience Required Preferred


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


  • 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
  • Able to "connect the dots" and escalate issues when necessary.
  • Is able to establish and maintain rapport and build relationships with another
  • Carefully plans ahead to ensure tasks are undertaken and time is used efficiently
  • Strong writing skills.

For U.S. Job Seekers

It is the policy of FCB and any of its affiliates to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. EOE/AA/M/D/V/F.

Keywords: FCB Global, New York , Sr Editor - Area 23, Other , New York City, New York

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