Copy Editor in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

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Job Description

Job Description: Responsible for editing and proofreading marketing materials for a wide spectrum of commercial and promotional needs, to ensure projects are adhering to brand, quality and regulatory requirements.

  • Proofread, edit and occasional write creative and technical copy for a variety of target audiences in multiple forms of media (primarily print, digital ads, tradeshows & signage, websites, video, and general communications)

  • Partner with Communications team to ensure alignment with divisional messaging

  • Partner with internal customers to understand the objective of the project specs and the clients’ needs

  • Collaborates with Regulatory and Legal departments to ensure adherence to FDA standards. 

  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical industry, and regulatory & quality standards

  • Follow and adhere to brand identity and voice guidelines

  • Develop and maintain customer relationships to build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders through project intake and beyond

  • Adheres to review & approval processes as stated in corporate & divisional Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Work collaboratively and influence without authority with internal and external partners on the envisioning and developing of various creative projects, in adherence to brand standards and aligned to business goals

  • Work in and adhere to creative workflow and processes

  • Manages multiple projects on time, often under tight deliverable deadlines

  • Grows highly collaborative relationships, and is a proactive team player

  • Manages outsourced work with agency partners as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Journalism, Communications, English or related field.  Creative agency or similar experience preferred.
  • 2-3 years relevant work experience as an editor, proofreader, preferably in healthcare, medical device or other highly regulated industry
  • Understanding of production, pre-press, print and web-based technologies 
  • Demonstrated project management skills and track record of successful execution
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills
  • Passion for quality, and obsessed with proofing
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to business processes, with an eye for iteration and process improvement
  • Demonstrated relationship building skills
  • Experience with project management/collaborative workflow software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Professional and positive approach, solution-oriented, self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task and execute flawlessly and consistently in a fast paced environment with competing demands

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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