Encompass Communications and Learning – Remote Contract to Remote Full-Time Position


Assistant Editor

We are looking for a detail-oriented and highly motivated Assistant Editor to join our editorial team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for supporting our Editorial Leads in the development and delivery of high-quality digital and print training materials for several pharmaceutical and biotechnology brands.

Duties and Responsibilities:

You must be able to:

  • Edit and proofread training materials (including PDFs, e-learning modules, learning assessments/quizzes, videos, and PowerPoint presentation decks) and e-mail campaign correspondence
  • Write original copy using proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure; this includes appropriate reference attribution
  • Apply AMA guidelines and other editorial style guides to content, creating and maintaining style as needed
  • Review digital and print designs, ensuring accuracy and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Revise content in Adobe InDesign
  • Assist in the coordination of editorial projects to ensure on-time, high-quality output
  • Provide support for other projects and initiatives as needed

Skills, Experience, and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in editorial support
  • Demonstrated proficiency inline editing, copyediting, proofreading, and referencing/annotating
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and cooperatively with team members in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated initiative as a solution-focused self-starter
  • Experience working in an agency/creative environment required
  • Understanding of the medical and legal submissions process
  • Knowledge of AMA style
  • Experience with Excel, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Teams

This is a remote position that will begin as a contract role with the opportunity for full-time employment with a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume/CV and letter of interest to

Encompass Communications and Learning:

Encompass is a full-service training and communications agency dedicated to helping life sciences teams enhance knowledge and skills, and ultimately drive optimal performance. Our team draws from decades of experience in the life sciences business. We are former pharmaceutical and medical device sales and marketing executives. Our team also has deep expertise in health insurance, medicine, content creation, instructional design, graphic design, and technical development.

Encompass Culture:

We’re gurus of life sciences and masterminds of training and strategy. We love what we do. We’re an energetic team with a passion for our clients’ objectives. Champions of knowledge and learning, we mobilize around their needs with thoughtful collaboration, always with an eye toward the most innovative solutions. We have processes to keep us in check and on track, but we’re also a spirited bunch, always up for challenging each other through diverse perspectives and practices. At our core and above all else, we remain a family built on mutual trust. We honor time for our human and furry connections outside work because that’s what fuels all we do.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Encompass is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, or any other characteristic.