This position is part of the Marketing Operations team who provides support to all OAPI brands, Commercial Operations and OPDC. The Editorial & Proofreader role serves as lead editor and performs all levels of editing, including proofreading, copyediting and data verification/fact-checking across assigned brands. The role is also responsible for checking the quality of all materials for FDA submission and performs quality checks to ensure the approved materials, a set of changes, or a previous submission match agreed upon review decisions. The role will need to be experienced reviewing both digital (interactive) and print pieces and marking up materials electronically through industry standard software/technology. This role will work cross-functionally with all PRC functions and with other departments within Marketing Operations.
Adheres to and follows Otsuka defined quality, processes and policies
Checks for adherence to AMA style and/or brand editorial style guides
Strategize, write, copyedit, proof, and manage promotional content
Performs line-editing and proofreading, checking for formatting consistency, grammatical accuracy, and spelling errors
Ensures all PRC review changes are incorporated for subsequent review phases
Ensures all final copy and design match approved job
Other / Ad Hoc
Work directly with Otsuka brand champions and PRC teams to ensure content and layouts support objectives and meet regulatory guidelines
Understanding of Otsuka PRC defined process for prepping materials for medical, legal and regulatory submissions
Bachelors degree in English, communications, marketing, journalism, or related field preferred
1-3 years of relevant experience
Advanced knowledge of AMA style/guidelines
Excellent command of English, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation
Demonstrate excellent project management skills, coordinating multiple tasks and priorities under challenging and aggressive timelines
Experience working with Veeva Vault technologies
Experience working in cross-functional enviornments or directly with commercial brand teams
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide. Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.
In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a big venture company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion ( 9.9 billion) in 2016.
All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en . Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com .
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At Otsuka, our people are passionate about developing and delivering original products as part of a global holistic commitment to better health and well-being. We have two core businesses dedicated to achieving our goals: a pharmaceutical business and a nutraceutical business. The pharmaceutical business develops and markets products for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in the following areas: central nervous system, oncology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology and cardiovascular. The nutraceutical business is dedicated to maintaining and improving health through the use of foods and beverages that provide extra health benefits in addition to their basic nutritional value. Since the beginning, nearly 100 years ago, the Otsuka family sought to develop products that stood out from the crowd, by traveling down the paths of discovery where others were less likely to tread.
We believe our culture and our people are the differentiators that empower us to produce breakthrough results. This is what makes us a big venture company that takes risks and focuses on unmet medical needs in order to develop new and better therapeutic compounds. We harness the extraordinary cr...eative and innovative abilities of our people to solve problems differently, and to persevere until they find answers. We are in this for the long-haul. Otsuka is a highly ethical company. We adhere to the highest standards in how we develop and deliver our products, and in how we treat our most valuable assets: Otsuka-people. We encourage them to follow their dreams, as turning dreams into reality is at the core of everything we do. It paves the way ahead to achieve our shared purpose: impacting on human health to help people live better lives.