Attention Job Seekers: Marketing Editor Role in Japan at Lilly

"Attention Job Seekers: Marketing Editor Role in Japan at Lilly Pharmaceuticals"

Pharma Marketing Editor – Japan at Lilly

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Category: Sales/Marketing

Job Type: Full Time Regular

Job ID: R-52512

About Lilly:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Marketing Editor – Japan

Position Description:

The purpose of the LCCI Marketing Editor – Japan role is to partner with brands, agencies, and internal partners to ensure quality, speed, value, and compliance throughout the Customer Information Materials Lifecycle. The LCCI Marketing Editor – Japan is expected to be a creative problem solver who supports the achievement of the brand’s goals while always seeking ways to apply the process in a more effective manner. The incumbent will review and edit promotional material written in Japanese to ensure accuracy, grammar

, and overall sense. This role is an advocate for each brand’s unique character who ensures tactic accuracy and compliance prior to entering the market.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Know Lilly’s processes, brand strategies and tactics, and support resources
  • Know Lilly’s culture, organizational structure, roles and practices
  • Understand outside agency structures and processes
  • Know Lilly’s products and services, associated brand strategies and disease states
  • Understand tactic types and associated requirements
  • Show knowledge of systems, software and tools
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Medical, Legal and Regulatory “areas of concern” for each brand/indication
  • Have deep knowledge of grammar and composition and familiarity with scientific terms
  • Have a thorough understating of Lilly’s Quality processes and must be capable of understanding and applying these processes and requirements when executing their role
  • Ensure quality, speed, value and compliance throughout the Customer Information Materials Lifecycle
  • Identify ways to continuously improve processes
  • Serve as a resource to Marketing Operations colleagues across the business unit to share experiences and talk through knowledge and best practices
  • Advocate for each brand’s unique character and ensure tactic quality and readiness for the promotional material approval process (e.g., PCA)
  • Evaluate readiness of materials and ensure deliverables meet requirements prior to submitting for MLRO review
  • Review changes from Project Owner or Agency to ensure changes were made correctly and that there were no other additions or deletions, and to ensure decision rights were implemented properly and proper comments were pulled through
  • Compare old with new to verify that all updates and corrections were made to final files and that comments were considered correctly – after Marketer makes updates with explanations and Marketing Project Owner implements changes
  • Review and approve production proof against approved content from external print and digital vendors
  • Demonstrate a strong command of the Japanese language and understanding of its grammar and syntax
  • Review and edit promotional material written in Japanese to ensure accuracy, grammar, and overall sense
  • Compare Japanese materials with their original English versions to ensure consistency, accuracy, and proper localization
  • Utilize proficiency in Japanese to enhance the fluency and readability of the translated materials from English to Japanese, maintaining the original meaning and tone
  • Work closely with translators, writers, and other team members to address linguistic issues, maintain quality, and provide feedback for improvement
  • Adhere to established internal quality guidelines and language standards to maintain consistency across all content
  • Conduct rigorous quality checks on translated materials and ensure they align with the target audience and cultural nuances

Minimum Experience/Personal Skill Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of experience as a copyeditor, copywriter, or proofreader
  • Proficiency in Japanese, with a strong grasp of grammar, vocabulary, and cultural nuances
  • Demonstrated ability to be both accountable and trustworthy
  • Proven ability to be an agile learner who’s proactive on a daily basis
  • Demonstrated ability to be stress tolerant under a variety of work conditions

Additional Preferences:

  • Holds a JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) certification
  • Compliant, with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of cultural differences to ensure accurate and appropriate translations
  • Able to influence, collaborate, and work effectively in a team
  • Skilled at analysis, judgment, and decision making, with an eye toward quality and continuous improvement
  • Proven planning and organizational skills
  • Marketing operations experience
  • Scientific, medical, or pharma experience

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s or Master’s in Pharma/Biotechnology/Life Sciences domain is preferred.

Link to Original Notification to apply.

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