Senior Medical Writer

Employer
ID Search & Selection
Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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Discipline
Medical Communications, Medical Writing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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This is an opportunity to join a leading independent medical communications company in either their London, Cheshire or Basel offices with a diverse portfolio of responsibilities.

The role will involve researching specialised areas of medical science in order to write and edit a range of both printed and digital medical communications materials. You will collaborate with the design and production and client services teams to deliver high quality work that meets the needs of their clients which include pharma companies, many start-up and medium-sized companies, consumer health companies, medical societies and non-profit foundations.

Our client works across a number of therapy areas including neuroscience, rare diseases, oncology, respiratory as well as some consumer brands. There can offer a variety of work including patient engagement, medical affairs, publications and medical education in both print and digital media.

Along with a great salary, the benefits package includes pension, healthcare and 25 days holidays and much more. This is a great chance to work for a forward thinking agency that places an emphasis on the professional development of their staff. Each team member has a learning and development programme, tailored to their interests and needs.

Responsibilities:
  • Write or edit a range of materials like: manuscripts, slide kits, monographs, newsletters, meeting reports, posters, patient information etc.
  • Draft and edit work in different writing styles targeted at different audiences (including internal audiences) in different therapy areas
  • Incorporate feedback from editorial colleagues, clients and independent clinicians
  • Assist with development of concepts for editorial projects
  • Determine deadlines and budgeted editorial hours for each project undertaken
  • Liaise with design and production teams, sourcing graphical representations, and contributing ideas for optimizing design and layout of assigned editorial projects
  • Attend conferences, scientific symposia, and advisory boards to provide on-site services to the client
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A life sciences degree required, ideally combined with a Master’s degree or PhD
  • Previous medical writing experience gained within a medical communications agency
  • General computer literacy
  • Proficiency in online medical resource searching (Pub Med, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Multitasking and flexibility
  • Interested in personal development
  • Team player
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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