inVentiv Health Sr. Editor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Broadcast Company Name Navicor

Position Title Sr. Editor

Business Unit Navicor Philadelphia

Position Category Scientific/Medical

Position Type Full Time


Evaluates and provides fresh perspective to copy/layout and makes changes/recommendations to improve upon the work of copywriters, medical liaisons, and artists. Reviews original and all revisions to concepts, copy, layouts, final art, and printer's proofs to ensure materials produced for The Navicor Group, its clients, and its potential clients are clearly communicated, of the highest quality, and meet or exceed client expectations

Description of Duties  

  • Copyedits promotional materials for grammar, spelling, and punctuation, establishing compliance with editorial standards for correctness, consistency, and completeness

  • Analyzes content, determining and performing level of edit necessary, revising, rewriting, and reorganizing for clarity, comprehension, logic, structure, and flow

  • Excellent writing, oral, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong technical, organizational, and analytical skills; is a critical thinker and applies that function to tasks at hand

  • Excellent grasp of mechanical/layout issues

  • Ability to work independently, as well as closely with copywriters, artists, and account executives, in a team-oriented environment

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects under tight timelines

  • Flexibility to work successfully in a fast-paced environment

  • Technical Expertise: Excellent command of English language; ability to apply it to writing generated by other professionals, providing day-to-day support to assigned teams

  • Attention to Detail: Using thorough approach, edits accurately under tight timelines

  • Technical Knowledge: Ability to apply understanding of brand/disease state to science-based content

  • Critical Thinking: Examines the short- and long-term outcomes of a solution; possesses the perception and insight leading to good judgment

  • Quality Management: Takes ownership of every project to produce the highest quality work and demonstrates follow-through to accomplish that goal

  • Works closely with copywriters to achieve best communication possible

  • Confirms accuracy of names, titles, and degrees; street, e-mail, and Web addresses; phone/fax numbers; dates and times; abbreviations and acronyms

  • Reviews layouts, assessing how copy works with the overall design; checks use of appropriate fonts and font sizes against specifications in copy document; checks consistency of spacing, text alignment, line and word breaks

  • Checks graphs, charts, and tables for uniformity of style and size, ensuring data are displayed clearly and correctly

  • Verifies accuracy of and formats references to conform to AMA/brand style

  • Appropriately challenges any questionable changes requested from the team or the client

  • Works closely with medical liaison as needed to achieve accurate, robust, and balanced presentation of data

  • Experience in mixed media

  • Adheres to all client standards and SOPs

Minimum Requirements

  • BA in English or journalism or equivalent experience required

  • 5+ years of scientific, medical, pharmaceutical, or technical background preferred

EEO Statement inVentiv Health, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected status. If you require accommodation due to a disability in order to complete the application process, please contact our EEO Administrator at 781-425-4600 or by email at

City Philadelphia

State/Region Pennsylvania [PA]

Amount of Travel Less than 25%

Relocation Eligible No