Creative

Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

Remote

Clinical Trial Media is seeking a detail-oriented Quality Assurance Manager to join our award-winning creative team. You must be proficient in basic and advanced grammar rules and understand how they are used within our clinical research style guides. Our ideal candidate is meticulous in reviewing and proofreading copy, noting errors such as punctuation, spelling, and word usage, and knows how to properly source copy. You must have prior proofreading/QA experience, demonstrate incredible attention to detail and possess the ability to multitask and work within a fast-paced environment. The Quality Assurance Manager will work to ensure that all documents conform to the accepted guidelines of structure and format for the project. You must communicate effectively with the writers and other staff to ensure documents meet all company and project guidelines and incorporate all global client feedback. Candidates may be asked to take a proficiency test as part of the candidate screening process.

As a Quality Assurance Manager, you will be driving CTM’s QA process and have a great deal of experience in developing procedures as well as managing our growing QA team. You will become a key member of the creative team, reporting into the Vice President, Creative Director. As the QA Manager, you will be shaping and directing our QA process to help ensure 100 percent accuracy across clients and studies. You will recommend any software or platforms needed to help expedite the proofing process and develop a detailed tracking system to help track revisions. The QA Manager will also proofread, so a keen eye is needed.

You will review clinical research materials presented in various formats, including, but not limited to print advertising, brochures, guides, letters, digital advertising, websites, presentations, and videos etc. Copy editing will be required at times. You will also be expected to find proper sources for lines of copy and ensure consistency and accuracy across all materials for each project. You will also be expected to update creative spreadsheets as needed and track revisions meticulously.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing process and procedures for the Quality Assurance team that ensure 100% accuracy and efficiency
  • Proofread content written by copywriters for print and online features, making corrections to spelling and grammatical errors, typographical errors, and checking for consistency and accuracy in accordance with the study and client guidelines, and ensure global comments/changes are incorporated across all materials
  • Copy edit content when needed, tracking changes to be reviewed by the writer, management and clients
  • Review design layouts, calling attention to design inconsistencies/errors and examining content for logic, clarity, and consistency across all materials.
  • Verify accuracy and checking sources of content when necessary
  • Meet deadlines assigned by managers and team leads
  • Ensure text meets tone and character count outlined by guidelines
  • Make corrections and suggest edits to the document
  • Meet proofreading deadlines
  • Compare designed materials against original copy to identify errors or omission
  • Maintain list of materials to be reviewed per project and keep abreast of deliverables and timelines and document updates and revisions
  • Monitor and quality check your assigned workflow production

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, compliance, or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in quality assurance, proofreading and editing text
  • Team management experience required
  • Superior proofing and quality assurance editing skills required
  • Familiarity with AP and other style guidelines
  • Fact-checking and research expertise a plus
  • Excellent grammar and communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail and command of the English language
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under deadline pressure
  • Experience with MS Office suite, especially Word, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign a plus

Fun Facts about CTM:

  • Our CEO, Cara Brant, is an independent owner focused on patient outcomes and employee success. She was recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business on Long Island for 2019.
  • CTM has established 25 years of success stories in clinical trials across 30+ countries.
  • CTM was awarded Best Place to Work 2019 from the Long Island Business News.
  • CTM received the Gold Award for the 13th Annual 2020 Women in Business and the Professions World Awards in the “COVID-19 Business Response Awards Categories Group” category, specifically within the “Company Work-From-Home Implementation of the Year” subcategory.
  • CTM created COVID19ClinicalTrial.com as a resource for information about ongoing COVID-19 clinical research to provide clarity and hope for thousands of subscribers. This website was recently awarded a 2020 W3 Silver Award for Website Excellence in Healthcare.
  • Our Creative team has been recognized with multiple awards.
    • 2020 W3 Gold Award for Healthcare Website Design.
    • 2020 W3 Silver Award for Healthcare Website Design.
    • 2020 Telly Award Silver Winner in the General – Non-Broadcast category for our CTM Capabilities Video.
    • 2019 Telly Award for Regional Television in the Health and Fitness category.
    • Two 2019 W3 Silver Awards for Healthcare Website Design.

Benefits of a full-time position at CTM include competitive compensation, health insurance including medical, dental and vision, 401k employer matching contributions, paid time off, life insurance, state-of-the-art office space, extensive job training, team building activities throughout the year, and a positive work environment that fosters on-going professional development. CTM is experiencing unprecedented growth and rapid expansion and offers a multitude of opportunities for growth and upward mobility.

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to
Stacey Canderelli, VP Creative Director at scanderelli@clinicaltrialmedia.com

CTM is an equal opportunity employer.

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