Associate Editor

Associate Editor
US - NY - New York

Overview:
  • Associate Editor in New York, NY
  • 3 month contract
  • Experience in Med Ed or CME, or another medical field (great to have)
  • Direct experience with recreating figures and graphics (great to have)
Responsibilities:
  • Developing/Formatting enduring PowerPoint decks for video-based educational content 
  • Generating tables and figures in PowerPoint for text-based educational programming
  • Recreating figures, as needed, in Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop
  • Sourcing appropriate images in image database to augment activity content 
  • Advising on permission/copyright issues and working with Editorial Assistants to obtain appropriate and timely permissions
  • Completing other responsibilities, as assigned 
Requirements:
Required Skills
  • Minimum of 2 years’ related work experience in PowerPoint deck creation and formatting, data figure/table generation for medical/scientific presentation for medical education, pharmaceutical advertising, and/or medical communications company
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing 
  • Experience accessing image databases such as Shutterstock, Getty
  • Experience formatting decks for a broad variety of medical therapeutic areas and familiarity with medical/scientific terminology 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to efficiently coordinate and work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment, while taking into consideration global stakeholders based across multiple time zones 
  • Ability and desire to meet deadlines and deliver results with minimum supervision by creatively using existing resources in a productive and/or innovative way, to quickly deal with unforeseen issues, and suggesting plausible solutions to ensure that timelines are consistently met
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude and very high energy, with a willingness to accept varied assignments 
  • Exceptional focus on accuracy, attention to detail and consistency of work
  • Demonstrable critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and high degree of initiative
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with members of Editorial Services, Scientific Direction, Program Management, Production and Studio teams 
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) 
Desired (not required) Skills
  • College degree in visual arts/design, English, journalism, and/or biological sciences 
  • Experience with print permissions and copyright requirements 
  • Experience with continuing medical education materials
  • Understanding of ACCME guidelines
  • Knowledge of internet technologies; previous online development experience a plus
  • Experience with web-based document sharing sites (such as Box) 
  • Experience using web-based project management tools 
  • Familiarity with PubMed and other online searchable sites 
Education/Certifications
  • College degree in visual arts/design, English, journalism, and/or biological sciences
  • PowerPoint
  • Adobe Suite 

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