Proofreader (Editor)

  1. Mexico City, Dublin, Reading, Livingston
  1. Marketing & Media
  2. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  3. Hybrid: Office/Remote

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At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

Job Profile:

Responsible for providing proofreading services for the Creative department. Serve as a backup as needed to the editorial services staff. Will work as a team member and liaison between multiple divisions including but not limited to Account Services, Project Management, Scientific Poster teams, Traffic Management, Digital team, and Creative Services.


  • Proofread copy against original for in-house Creative Services, including but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, scientific posters, flashcards, PVPs, websites, symposium materials etc. as well as on-line materials. 

  • Review proofs for coherence, accuracy and overall aesthetic appeal. 

  • Perform word for word reviews of manuscripts against the final design files.

  • Perform basic administrative tasks as needed for the department and Manager or others as directed.

  • Cover for traffic when they are out of the office, move jobs through the digital routing system to staff in the creative team. 

  • Uses the time reporting system reporting system in the digital routing system to record all hours on a weekly basis.

  • Work closely with the other departments when issues arise in pieces that are being reviewed.

  • This role has an opportunity to grow and potentially take on more independent editing and reviewing experience against key protocols and clinical information.

You Are:

  • Able to recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centers around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.

  • Expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.

  • Able to travel (approximately 10%) domestic and/or international

This role may be required to work different working hours to ensure effective delivery with the US team.

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.



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