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Senior Editor

  • City / Town: Reading
  • Date posted: 12/05/2020 08:00:00
  • Sector: Editorial
  • Employee status:
  • Employment status: Full Time
  • Job reference: R1114044
  • Consultant: Samantha Prindiville

Senior Editor

Location: Reading - London

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit and proofread copy for a range of educational and promotional items – including printed materials, slide presentations, and digital media projects – to agreed style/specification, checking content, clarity, accuracy, consistency, syntax and grammar.
  • Manage the progression of assigned projects from signed-off copy to print stage, keeping team informed of project status, and attending status/priority meetings as required.
  • Liaise with creative designers to develop appropriate design options for all materials.
  • Mark up approved copy/draw up page plans for typesetting. Set up editorial/production job bags, ensuring all relevant information is included, and liaise with typesetters to ensure that medical information is clearly conveyed in text, tables and figures.
  • Check all proof stages from initial layouts to printers' proofs, liaising with typesetters at each stage, incorporating client/author corrections as required, and liaising with relevant internal/external stakeholders to ensure full input and approval of copy.
  • Assist in estimating editorial hours for budgets as required. Assist in the development and implementation of production schedules, and deliver assigned projects and tasks in accordance with budgeted hours and agreed deadlines.
  • Develop effective working relationships with suppliers, including web developers and translation agencies, as required.
  • Assist in maintaining overall quality control (QC) in Editorial Department, helping to ensure that all print items are QC checked, and monitor published items to ensure they are of the highest quality for agreed specification and budget.
  • Assist in training, supervising and reviewing the work of junior team-members, as required.
  • Assist in monitoring departmental procedures/processes to ensure team operates at maximum efficiency.


  • Excellent Salary, Bonus & Company Car or Car Allowance 

  • Life Assurance, Pension & Private Health Insurance 

  • Additional Voluntary Benefits available including: 

  • Health Insurance (Dental, Health Screen and Optical) 

  • Health Clubs and Gym Discounts

  • Give As You Earn 



  • Helped develop or commercialize 98 of the Top 100 best-selling products of 2015 

  • Has 50,000 employees conducting business in more than 100 countries 

  • Named to FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies® 2016 list 

  • Named as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute 

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

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