Covance Presentation Editor in NC, United States

Job Overview

The Presentation Editor willutilize graphic design tools and software to develop and create custom PowerPoint presentations and frequently use templates as part of a content library. The primary responsibility is to develop,design and prepare engaging presentations with compelling content and visuals, but not limited to the following:

  • Review and revise content created by other writers and Presentation Specialists

  • Proof-read and revise for grammar, punctuation, consistency and accuracy

  • Interact with the organization to fact check content as needed

  • Collaborate across the enterprise with the commercial team, the executive team and subject matter experts

  • Drive recommendations for and execution of process improvements for the proposal support team and measure impact

  • Conduct image sourcing as needed

  • Own the process of design from concept to completion, including proofing for accuracy and adherence to brand style guides

  • Follow quality control measures including SOPs and internal reviews

  • Travel to meetings, as required, to orchestrate slide and program presentations

Key Strengths and Attributes

  • Demonstrated graphic and interface design and layout principles

  • Ability to apply layout and design skills to achieve job/project objectives

  • Strong conceptual and creative talent to translate client and business needs into persuasive graphics and content

  • Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent communication skills required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others who may have ongoing competing priorities

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to multitask

  • Ability to work independently; self-motivated

  • Ability to participate and interact effectively on a team

  • Ability to travel, if needed

  • Exceptional knowledge of PowerPoint capabilities

  • Able to work collaboratively under tight deadlines

  • Solid experience with complex presentations

  • Ability to quickly understand a brand’s guidelines and maintain consistency

  • Ability to understand creative direction and work on multiple revisions under tight deadlines

  • Personable, team player, motivated and dedicated


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or equivalent experience


  • 5 years’ expert knowledge of PowerPoint

  • Extensive writing/editing/proofing experience

  • Experience in pharmaceutical, medical device or medical education service providers/agency preferred

Job Number 2018-19675

Job Category Business Development/Sales

Position Type Full-Time

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