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Business News Editor — Life Sciences

BioCentury has an opening for a full-time contract position to oversee a yearlong project.

Job Description

The Business News Editor -- Life Sciences will manage a project to create a deals module for the BioCentury's BCIQ database. The Business News Editor -- Life Sciences will oversee the project by supervising a team of data specialists and evaluating, proofreading and editing content related to biotechnology and pharmaceutical deals. The fundamental duties of BioCentury’s Database Group include maintaining a comprehensive, accurate and current database of the industry's companies, products and financing transactions.

Requirements of the Position

At least four years of work experience or other credentials to demonstrate editorial and management experience.
Strong understanding of corporate deals ie. mergers & acquisitions as well as all types of licensing deals between biotech & pharmaceutical companies.
Strong organizational skills.
The ability to write and edit clearly and accurately in English that is correct with respect to grammar, spelling and style, within the company’s deadlines.
The ability to motivate and manage a team of data specialists with varying experience levels working on tight deadlines.
The ability to liaise with multiple departments within the company.

Finally, all BioCentury employees are obligated to meet the highest standards with respect to accuracy, conflict of interest, intellectual property rights, slander, confidentiality and respect for information sources and readers.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.