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  • Date posted
    May 1, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

About PDG

Performance Development Group is an award-winning, global leader helping companies produce high-quality business results through learning. We provide collaborative advisory services and innovative performance improvement solutions and are recognized as a premier company in our field.

Here at PDG, we complement our learning and creative teams with professional consultants who help us scale effortlessly, optimize creativity, and deliver award-winning learning programs. Our network of consultants loves to work with us and here are some of the reasons why they find a relationship with PDG to be so valuable to them:

  • Variety is the spice of life: PDG’s wide variety of learning projects gives you the opportunity to be a part of the design and development of award-winning programs that help to move the needle on employee performance while enhancing your experience and skills
  • We enable you to “stay in your lane”: We have a superstar team of salespeople who work with some of the most exciting companies in the world. We handle all the business development, scoping, and proposal writing so you can focus on doing what you enjoy doing the most.
  • The devil is in the details: We contract with the clients and handle all the logistics, absorbing the risk so you don’t have to worry about a thing. We also provide a wide array of tools and templates to make gigs easier for you while you work with us. Our team will make sure that you are set up for success with our thorough onboarding program and consultant toolkit.
  • We show you the money!!: PDG pays a generous hourly rate, and your invoices are paid on time regardless of when our clients pay us.
  • We are just nice: When we ask our professional consultants what they like best about working with PDG, we always hear that our team is super friendly, and we treat our consultants like part of the family which they don’t find in their other clients.

PDG is looking for 1099 Medical Editor to join our talent network to support PDG’s ongoing needs. The work to be performed will be on a project basis and will be paid on a 1099 or corp. to corp. This job posting is to attract pipeline candidates only and is not aligned with a specific need.

The interview process for this role includes the following steps:

  • Resume review
  • Talent Acquisition screening
  • Hiring manager interview and work sample review or editorial exercise

Role Summary

The Medical Editor is an important member of PDG’s cross-functional team as the work you do will ensure that the solutions that we send to our clients are of the top instructional and grammatical quality. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work alongside an award-winning team that is designing innovative blended performance solutions.


The Medical Editor is responsible for:

  • Reviewing all types of content with an eye for detail, ensuring correct spelling, grammar, and usability of digital assets
  • Making minor edits to deliverables including editing storyboards
  • Working with Lead Writers to ensure there is consistency across deliverables
  • Ensuring accuracy and adherence to client and agency style for a variety of deliverable types
  • Fact-checking all relevant clinical/medical information and references, ensuring that sources cited are appropriate and content accurately reflects information in sources
  • Substantively editing materials to improve language usage and information flow

Education and Professional Experience

  • Proven experience editing clinical/medical content in the pharmaceutical/medical field for sales training use cases
  • Degree in Writing, English, or Education or equivalent experience
  • Attention to detail and accuracy; high level of commitment to exceptional work quality
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams
  • Ability to follow AMA Style for referencing deliverables as well as PDG style guides
  • Passion for learning and working in a fast-paced, innovative, and creative environment
  • Able to share a portfolio of relevant writing or instructional design samples
  • Collaborates well with team members during eastern standard-time business hours
  • Manages time appropriately and consistently meets deadlines

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