Medical Staff Editor (Specialist, Project Management)

Merck Cherokee

North Wales, PA


Job Description

The Staff Editor reports to the Executive Editor of the company Manuals

Department and has responsibility for the following:

  • Editorial quality for assigned sections of the company Manuals Professional and Consumer versions

  • Database management and maintenance to ensure content accuracy across digital platforms

PRIMARY ACTIVITIES

  • Edit chapters within assigned sections, following prescribed style, collaborating extensively with other staff editors and physician editors, and communicating as needed with authors and outside reviewers

  • Maintain and edit text in content management system

  • Review and manage placement of multimedia assets, such as videos or medical calculators

  • Review, edit, and have responsibility for additional areas of responsibility, such as editing or review of health literate or social media content

  • Prepare chapters for publishing and undertake user testing review of chapters

  • Participate in editors’ meetings and other internal meetings (on site and off site), as needed

  • Participate in Editorial Board Meetings (off site)

  • Participate in activities to promote The Manuals, such as attendance at national medical meetings, as needed

SKILLS

Required skills:

  • BA or BS, preferably in English (or other writing intensive course of study)

  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills (preferably with medical content)

  • Strong skills in organization, communication, and cross-functional collaboration

Desirable skills:

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Experience with content management and digital asset management processes and software

  • Experience working under tight deadlines

  • Familiarity with use, creation, and maintenance of internet or social media content for education and promotion

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Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Hybrid

Shift:

Not Indicated

Valid Driving License:

No

Hazardous Material(s):

NA

Job Posting End Date:

07/16/2024

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