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Senior Medical Editor

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 7, 2024

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Purpose The Senior Medical Editor functions as editorial review for all advertising, promotion, disease awareness and promotional labeling material. The Material Review Editor reviews assigned material throughout the review process to ensure quality, accuracy and conformance to company standards/guidelines. Acts as content champion, collaborating with the review and brand teams to ensure changes requested are correctly incorporated prior to use and distribution. Responsibilities
  • Proofreads and edits pharmaceutical marketing, health education, and corporate materials for spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors; format/style inconsistencies; and sense and clarity
  • Aligns projects with brand standards and corporate style
  • Ensures projects comply with applicable industry and FDA regulations
  • Verifies Medical/Regulatory/Legal feedback has been properly implemented
  • Notates and communicates any edits and content queries in a clear, concise manner
  • Fact checks medical claims against published sources and creates annotated reference documents
  • Assists with project submissions using Veeva Vault PromoMats platform
  • Collaborates with cross-functional colleagues to deliver targeted, high-quality work
  • Attends kickoff, status, and other job-related meetings
  • Provides editorial leadership for assigned accounts, taking ownership and overseeing projects from concept to completion

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or a related discipline
  • 3-5 years of pharmaceutical advertising editing experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat Professional and Microsoft Word
  • Command of AMA 11th edition style
  • Exceptional medical proofreading and editing skills, including content referencing
  • Experience fact checking and annotating medical claims
  • Experience submitting projects via Veeva Vault PromoMats a definite plus
  • Familiarity with FDA regulations for promotion of prescription drugs
  • Fluency in review of digital/interactive/tablet and print tactics targeted toward a variety of audiences, including medical professional, consumer, and corporate
  • Relentless attention to detail, but able to look at a project, or series of projects, holistically
  • Ability to review for language (spelling, grammar, consistency) and design (colors, formatting, spacing, line wraps, etc.)
  • Strong time management skills; able to work quickly without sacrificing accuracy
  • Proactive and able to prioritize, research, and problem-solve without guidance
  • Approachable demeanor; positive attitude; collaborative, diplomatic communication style

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago

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