Giant is hiring a

Senior Editor

San Francisco, United States
Full-Time

Are you ready for a Giant Experience?

At Evoke Giant, we strive to consistently exceed our clients' expectations through Giant insights, ideas, and execution. We're an award-winning, full-service healthcare communications agency specializing in positioning, branding, and strategic and creative development for pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostics companies.

We are looking for an experienced Editor (or Senior Editor) who is ready to hit the ground running in our San Francisco healthcare advertising agency. Experience in a medical-editing setting and a strong knowledge of AMA style is mandatory.  Your primary role would be to edit and fact-check promotional materials developed by our team. We are a full-service agency producing print, Web, video, and interactive projects; editors review projects in all media. You will be an integral part of a team servicing one or more clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Editing copy for grammar, style, and general readability (following AMA and corporate/brand guidelines) and checking for spelling errors and typos
  • Fact-checking complex medical text
  • Proofreading
  • Reviewing jobs multiple times through all stages: manuscript, layout, mechanical, and printer proofs
  • Annotating project layouts and references for FDA submission using Acrobat, Word, and/or other software
  • Developing and maintaining client style guides
  • Attending team status meetings and managing the editorial workload for your clients, anticipating when additional support and resources are needed to meet deadlines
  • Tracking and recording time for daily timesheets
  • Assisting fellow editors with their projects when your workload allows

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of medical or science copyediting experience
  • Bachelor degree in English, Journalism, or related field; years of experience will also be considered 
  • Strong knowledge of AMA Manual of Style (9 and 10)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and Web-based resources
  • Familiarity with the concepts and language of statistics
  • Very strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Professional attitude in interactions with coworkers and clients
  • Great communication skills and lots of initiative!

Evoke Giant is a proudly, fiercely entrepreneurial agency, where your voice and your vision can make a singular difference every day.

We’re passionate about helping people, supporting and challenging each other, and creating amazing work. And we offer amazing benefits, a gorgeous San Francisco waterfront location, and a dog-friendly office. (Our benefits even offer pet insurance!)

Evoke Giant is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law. Evoke Giant considers all qualified applicants in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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