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Senior Editor



Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Company Description

CoLab is a fully integrated, cross-discipline team that provides best-in-class services in a fluid and modular way. With our clients at the center, we create brand movement at the speed of people’s lives by connecting real-time data with world-class creative, content, and media in service of growth and Return on investment.

CoLab is a “power of one” solution, encompassing data, media, and production. By drawing from across the vast Publicis Groupe network, we are uniquely positioned to deliver innovation and specialized skills to our clients, as well as enriching opportunities and inclusive benefits to our employees. We pride ourselves on combining the atmosphere of a startup company with the stability and experience of a global leader.

Job Description

The Senior Editor works closely with the Managing Editor or Director of Editorial on collaborating with fellow editors, writers, and project managers to ensure work is free of errors and accurately referenced. The ideal candidate will have an editorial background and possess some understanding of the medical/pharmaceutical advertising industry. Experience with AMA style is a must. He or she will feel comfortable working on print and digital copy and be able to work with various client/brand style guides. He or she will also feel comfortable working on both patient- and HCP-specific content. This position does not require writing.

Daily Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proofread and copy edit print and digital copy, including PowerPoints, websites, banner ads, Detail Aids, Sell Sheets, executive summaries, emails, and meeting materials
  • Verify accuracy of data by fact checking against source documents
  • Ensure that all materials follow agency or client editorial style
  • Multitask and prioritize deliverables based on deadline
  • Attend status meetings or kickoffs, if required
  • Proactively maintain brand style guidelines
  • Manage freelancers or other editors if the Managing Editor or Director is absent



  • Working knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition, required
  • Excellent spelling, proofreading, copy editing, and fact-checking skills
  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat and ProofHQ to proofread and copyedit
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate well with a team
  • Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and client editorial styles simultaneously


  • Bachelor’s degree; degree in journalism/English/biological sciences preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years of editorial experience
  • Fluency with Adobe Acrobat Pro, mobile, and comfortable adopting new technology
  • Confidence with medical subject matter
  • Professional dedication, high standards, and attention to detail

Additional Information

The Power of One starts with our people! To do powerful things, we offer powerful resources. Our best-in-class wellness and benefits offerings include:

  • Paid Family Care for parents and caregivers for 12 weeks or more
  • Monetary assistance and support for Adoption, Surrogacy and Fertility
  • Monetary assistance and support for pet adoption
  • Employee Assistance Programs and Health/Wellness/Comfort reimbursements to help you invest in your future and work/life balance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid time off that includes Flexible Time off Vacation, Annual Sick Days, Volunteer Days, Holiday and Identity days, and more
  • Matching Gifts programs
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • ‘Work Your World’ Program encouraging employees to work from anywhere Publicis Groupe has an office for up to 6 weeks a year (based upon eligibility)
  • Business Resource Groups that support multiple affinities and alliances

The benefits offerings listed are available to eligible U.S. Based employees, are reviewed on an annual basis, and are governed by the terms of the applicable plan documents.

CoLab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law, genetic information, marital status, military service and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

If you require accommodation or assistance with the application or onboarding process specifically, please contact [email protected].

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Compensation Range: $64,500 - $101,500 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off. The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 7/1/2024.