Editorial Team Lead - Med Comms

ID Search & Selection
£60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, good pension, healthcare, 25 days holidays,
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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Medical Communications, Medical Writing
Full Time
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This is great opportunity to join a leading medical communications agency as an Editorial Team Lead to be based out of their London offices.

You will lead, manage and develop a high performing team, ensuring coordinated and effective project delivery, so that projects are completed on schedule, within budget and meet the brief. You will build excellent client report and ensuring complete client satisfaction whilst keeping abreast of account financials.

In return you can expect an excellent salary and benefits including bonus, good pension, healthcare, 25 days holidays, rising to 30 with service and more.

  • Provide leadership, effective management and direction to your team, ensuring the quality of work reaches the highest standard and that individual and team potential is maximized.
  • Establish, develop and maintain excellent client relationships within allocated accounts
  • Advise clients on content and strategy and promote opportunities to expand services with client as appropriate
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the scientific, strategic and commercial objectives of the team’s accounts in order to ensure all content is of high scientific quality, compliant and meets the clients’ scientific and commercial objectives
  • Maintain an overview of the team’s finances and project health, ensuring projects are invoiced appropriately by project management colleagues
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Life Science Degree, ideally an MSc / PhD
  • Extensive medical writing experience gained within a medical communications agency, across a diverse range of communication materials.
  • Leadership skills - strong line management, strong communication, effective delegation, ability to inspire and motivate, ability to develop others.
  • Excellent organisation, managing own workload as well as supervising and reviewing work of more junior team members
  • Provide senior editorial advice and support to all members of the team and across teams
  • Good knowledge of copyright issues, codes of practice and regulatory compliance
  • Excellent verbal, written and social communication skills
If you are looking for a progressive company who is committed to investing in your success and development apply now. Applications can only be accepted from candidates with full eligibility to work in the UK, with the ability to commute to Central London. Over 5 years’ med comms agency writing experience will also be required.

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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