Medical Editor

The Role: The Medical Editor is responsible for the management and editing of the medical or scientific content in the development of pharmaceutical representation training programs.

 Responsibilities/daily tasks:

  • Prepares the structural development of scripts including the content outline and educational design (the Training Design Document)
  • Conducts background research from medical/scientific and marketing material to ensure content accuracy and legibility
  • Works with the assigned writer(s) to develop the script according to client specifications
  • Trains, motivates, and provides appropriate feedback to writers to ensure that project standards are met
  • Ensures the overall quality and uniformity of writing and instructional design of all projects; ensures that established style guides are followed
  • Edits script and storyboard content for medical and scientific accuracy and relevance
  • Ensures that review procedures are followed
  • Ensures that content budget is maintained
  • Ensures that all copy is properly copy edited and proofed
  • Collaborates with project managers to map out project specifications
  • Interacts with clients in regards to content of scripts and storyboards
  • Manages and prioritizes tasks to meet project deadlines


  • Graduate degree in science/medicine/pharmacology
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in medical or scientific editing
  • Knowledge of AMA style
  • Computer skills: Word, Outlook, Internet, Excel, PowerPoint, Reference Manager
  • Outstanding English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to travel occasionally (valid passport)
  • Essential skills for the role: client oriented, strong communication, interpersonal relations, diplomacy, teamwork, multitasking, judgment, results oriented, quality oriented, ability to delegate, emotional intelligence and leadership


  • Knowledge of Instructional Design
  • Teaching experience
  • Prior experience in medical editing/writing for multimedia
  • Training in a bio-science discipline and knowledge of clinical terminology
  • Clinical background
  • Project management

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