Promotional Materials Editor

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Sep 25, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

  • Understand and adhere to the Promotional Review Process (PRC)
  • Proofread pharmaceutical promotional materials for both consumer and professional audiences
  • Review both digital and print media types
  • Compare original text and images to final approved text and images, using an electronic routing system and online annotations
  • Ensure that all edits have been made and make decisions regarding grammar, accuracy and consistency; does not rewrite copy
  • Follow strict industry and corporate processes and guidelines
  • Manage priorities with flexibility in order to meet swift deadlines
  • Collaborate with marketing and agencies to maintain consistent implementation of the brand and tone of voice
  • Communicate with PRC reviewers to ensure that all language is accurate and in compliance
  • Possesses the ability to work individually for extended periods
  • Understand and proofread against regulatory FDA requirements
  • Provide and speak to metric reporting on proofreader data

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) in a related field such as Journalism or Communications
  • 2 years of experience as a proofreader, editor/writer in an agency or corporate environment reviewing technical materials
  • 2 years of experience in medical education, pharmaceutical marketing/advertising, medical publishing or medical communications (may be simultaneous to experience above)
  • Must possess strong attention to detail
  • Ability to swiftly and accurately review complex materials including all graphics, texts, multimedia and web sites
  • Highly organized with the ability to multitask effectively, ability to reprioritize project workload quickly
  • Capable of making clear decisions under tight deadlines
  • Experience with electronic routing systems and online annotations
  • Experience in both print and e-media formats
  • Excels in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and is able to focus and follow guidelines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Excellent team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of medical terminology is a plus
  • Working knowledge of electronic proofing software is a plus
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations, actions and guidance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Professional, proactive demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent

  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality

  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.