Editorial Assistant

The Role of the Editorial Assistant

 The Editorial Assistant is responsible for assisting the editors and writers in content development for all projects. This primarily includes proofreading, copy-editing, reference copying, reference editing, and various other tasks associated with the production of training materials. The position also requires administrative tasks for both the Content Department and other IC Axon departments.


  • Proofreads assigned projects during production, eg, HTML5 and Storyline programs
  • Assists in the review of scripts and storyboards for style, grammar, and consistency
  • Implements and reviews client changes to documents
  • Formats files for print and production
  • Assists in development of audio scripts
  • Assists in the development of print documents
  • Attends narration sessions
  • Assists in script development, eg, writing glossaries, audio scripts
  • Verifies documents’ compliance with pharmaceutical reference guidelines
  • Reviews cross-references to journal articles
  • Submits and downloads referenced documents through client electronic systems
  • Photocopies references
  • Provides administrative assistance to IC Axon departments as required


  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent experience in a medical/scientific field
  • Prior editorial experience, eg, proofing
  • Languages: English fluent (written and oral), French working knowledge
  • Organized, ability to multi-task and must have an excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills: proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the Internet


  • Knowledge of AMA style
  • Knowledge of Reference Manager
  • Teaching experience
  • Knowledge of clinical terminology

Send your inquiries and résumés by email, in Word or PDF format, to cv@icaxon.com.