Senior Medical Writer

Employer
ID Search & Selection
Location
Witney
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Discipline
Medical Communications, Medical Writing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Our client is a market leading medical communications agency which is are seeking a Senior Medical Writer to work on global accounts over a range of media and platforms to join their team and be based in their Oxfordshire offices although some home working will also be considered.

The role will involve using your extensive depth and breadth of medical communications experience and wide therapy area expertise to develop and deliver the highest quality communication and education initiatives by forming close working relationships with clients, thought leaders and internal agency teams. You will be working across fast paced oncology, diabetes and devices publications and medical affairs accounts with client facing and line management opportunities.

In return you can expect a great salary and benefits including private healthcare, pension and 25 days holiday as well as excellent continuing professional development and opportunity for career progression.

Responsibilities:
  • Use strategic insight and prior healthcare communications experience to provide practical input into specific marketing/communication/educational challenges being faced by clients and internal teams
  • Lead discussions relating to assigned accounts/projects, at a strategic and tactical level, with clients, thought leaders and internal colleagues
  • Ensure client briefs are fully understood and confirmed for all projects
  • Accurate and precise implementation of client/author amends and comments
  • Provide on-site support to meet the client’s needs, e.g., on-site writing/editing, e-products, faculty support, competitor intelligence gathering, and moderating meetings
  • Line manage / mentor more junior writers
  • Quality Control checking of copy for other Medical Writers across the department
  • Contribute ideas for development of new products/services
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Educated to degree level or higher in a biomedical science
  • Several years’ experience medical writing experience gained in an agency environment
  • Highly experienced with the versatility to work across the whole range of products and services
  • Able to provide senior editorial advice and support to all members of the account team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good IT skills and experience with full range of media
Our client excels in providing training and development opportunities and the structure of their business allows for client and therapy area diversity.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.
Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates for over 15 years. We are based in Surrey and specialise in presenting medical communications professionals to both medical communications agencies and pharmaceutical companies.

We recruit for all levels of staff within the medical and healthcare communications space and work on both permanent and contract roles. We predominantly work in the UK market, but client geography does sometimes mean working internationally. We are truly committed to providing a first class service to both our clients and candidates alike and take a highly consultative approach, taking time to fully understand your requirements and making sure all your needs are met.

We have built our business around the core values of integrity, discretion and honest discussion. We apply these values equally in our interactions with both our clients and our candidates and make ourselves accountable to each person we work with. We believe in the human touch and that building a strong rapport with our candidates and clients will allow us to develop long lasting and successful relationships.

If you are looking to start your medical communications career or you’re ready for your next move please call 01932 797999 to kick start your search. Likewise if you are looking to hire, get in touch with one of our consultants today and we’ll find the best people for your role.

 

• medical communications • medical education • healthcare pr • healthcare advertising • market access • pharmaceutical market research •

Contact Us
  • Rosemount House
  • Rosemount Ave
  • KT14 6LB
  • GB
  • 01932 797999
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