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Posted by: CCSI, Inc <firstname.lastname@example.org> on November 11, 2012 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 91325
Proofreader - 35366
Location: Northridge, CA
Length: 5 Months
If interested, please send resumes to email@example.com
Provide proofreading support for medical device industry product labeling within Technical Communications.
Proofread and validate technical literature developed by the Technical Communications team.
Edit technical literature as requested.
Acquire subject knowledge by interviewing subject matter experts and completing mandatory training requirements
Follow standard guidelines and documented procedures for master branding, technical labeling, and regulatory requirements in the creation of technical documents
Maintain necessary records for project tracking and legal/regulatory requirements.
Control and maintain electronic records by coordinating updates with Technical Communications team members and ensuring content is up to date
Take direction from technical writers or the technical writing managers
Conduct quality review of materials and processes.
Participate in Technical Communication process and team meetings.
Experience in working on multidisciplinary teams.
Ability to handle multiple projects on an ongoing basis.
The best fit would likely be someone who has worked in a technical communications group before, serving as both an editor and writer. I basically want them to have at minimum several years experience as a technical editor (the more the better)Ö.as well as several years experience minimum, as a technical writer.
Provide guidance and interpretation of style and grammar to the Technical Communications team, as well as other functional groups
Edit and proofread complex regulatory and product information deliverables (hardcopy and electronic format)
Review product information deliverables to ensure suitable, accurate, and consistent use of style and grammar
Knowledge of professionally recognized style guides: American Medical Association manual of style, Microsoft Manual of Style, Chicago Manual of Style, etc.
Edit product information to an appropriate reading and literacy level for patients, to help make the information understandable, well defined, and clear.
Maintain department style guide
Attend team and project meetings Technical and Communicative Skills
Consistently displays a high level of business acumen when completing assignments and projects
Demonstrates a thorough understanding of implications and impact of work required
Displays excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills in communication with internal and external customers at all levels.
Regularly interacts with all levels of management and employees internally
Familiarity with regulatory submission guidelines for medical device documents
Bachelorís degree in English, journalism, technical writing/editing, or communications
At least five years of editing and proofreading experience
Keen eye for noticing copy and visual details and spotting errors
Ability to work with efficiency, both independently and collaboratively, in a team environment
Flexibility to prioritize, manage, and complete work with high accuracy in a fast-paced setting
Experience working with style guides
Medical, pharmaceutical, scientific, and/or technical background
Familiarity with, and experience working in, a content management system
Experience working in a content reuse environment
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