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New Jersey
Salary: Salaried with Comprehensive Benefits


Aquent Studios at Novartis

Aquent Studios at Novartis is a custom-built agency partnership that provides scalability with world class talent to Novartis’ in-house Materials Approval Process team. This collaboration creates exciting opportunities to work with Aquent Studios at one of the most admired pharmaceutical companies in the world.

This is a unique opportunity for a competent and passionate editor to join our creative studio dedicated to supporting our Novartis client. The editor is responsible for content quality and must have a solid working knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and composition in providing clarity and flow. The editor contributes to a successful review process through compliance, style guidelines standards and in accordance with AMA style.

While copy editing skills are critical to this role, the ideal candidate will also possess a strong understanding of Pharmaceutical promotional materials and/or non-promotional materials and product labels. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Electronically Copy edit / proofread print and digital assets for approval in the MLR (Medical, Legal, Regulatory) system from submission through production proof.

  • Ensure all content adheres to brand, company, and AMA guidelines.

  • Maintain compliance with company and brand style guides.

  • Top notch organizational skills, with the ability to comprehend feedback from multiple reviewers annotate electronically, meet deadlines, and ensure consistency within materials.

  • Edit for consistency, commentary, and brand style for successful review cycles. Own the brand and all information related to claims. 

  • Working knowledge preferably Aprimo or Veeva and understand or quickly learn how to complete tasks in workflow system.

  • Participate in on-site and/or live review meetings and interactions requiring in person contact, when needed

  • Ability to make decisions and understand when to escalate issues appropriately to the right decision maker.

  • Use proofreading, grammar, and punctuation to provide quality output

  • Ability to work with autonomy 

  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously with concurrent deadlines

  • Remain relevant by keeping abreast of all guidelines and standards

  • Contribute to efficiencies by being proficient with electronic and online editing and review tools

  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat and Commenting Tools

Skills and experience needed:

  • BA or BS degree in English or Communications

  • 5-8+ years editing experience within a pharmaceutical company, studio/agency environment or medical publishing company

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of AMA style guide is a must

  • Experience reviewing materials using an electronic approval system such as Aprimo or Veeva

  • Working knowledge of FDA guidance on pharmaceutical advertising

  • Meticulous attention to detail

Client Description:

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!