- 191344 - Technical Editor
- Remote Work
- Up to $54.00 DOE
- 7 mos
- Chipton-Ross is seeking an Editor for a remote opening in Carlsbad, CA.
This position will handle copy editing and proofreading as assigned for a high volume of technically oriented marketing pieces, including application notes, white papers, protocols, brochures, handbooks, blogs, technical notes, video scripts, trade-show materials, scientific posters, and sales/training presentations. This position ensures these items adhere to strict scientific accuracy, as well as our brand style and trademark guidelines, while always employing correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc. It requires a thorough individual who can edit quickly and well, who isn’t afraid to tackle challenging scientific subjects, and who can be flexible enough to vary editing styles for differing client needs.
2–3 years of scientific copy editing experience. Copy editing certification (BELS) preferred. Strong scientific copy editing background/experience. Expert knowledge of CSE Scientific Style and Format and Chicago Manual of Style guidelines. Ability to quickly learn and integrate “house” style exceptions into above guidelines. Flexibility in editing style, from providing basic grammatical repairs to “deep-dive” editorial passes. Preference for and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Exceptional attention to detail and high regard for quality. Excellent collaboration and customer service skills. Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InCopy, and Microsoft Office Suite. Strong scientific copy editing background/experience. Expert knowledge of CSE Scientific Style and Format and Chicago Manual of Style guidelines. Preference for and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Flexibility in editing style, from providing basic grammatical repairs to “deep-dive” editorial passes.
Requires an accredited master’s degree in the life sciences. PhD strongly preferred.
Full-Time/Will this be remote or onsite: Remote
8-hour day, M–F, First shift, starting no later than 9 a.m. PT (If in a different time zone, will train for first month or so on PT, and once they are able to fly solo they can work their local time.)
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.