Associate Medical Writer

£22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: highly competitive salary and additional benefits,
04 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
PID 4065
Naveed Ali
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Entry level
Our client is a thriving medical communications agency based in Cheshire and are seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their editorial team.

A unique opportunity to join a reputable agency, to professionally develop your scientific writing skills and enhance your therapeutic knowledge.

The role will require you to create and develop materials of high scientific quality and accuracy, whilst ensuring continuous development of relevant therapy areas.

Prime opportunity to join a growing editing team, with career development and progression. In addition, our client offers a highly competitive salary and additional benefits, including flexible working and 25 days holiday.


  • Under guidance, liaise and effectively communicate with clients, external experts, suppliers (where required) and internal team members in the delivery of project work
  • Develop outlines and drafts of materials (e.g. publications, slide decks, reports, training materials) according to the project brief, ensuring that all review comments are adequately incorporated and projects are delivered to deadline
  • Develop understanding of and keep up-to-date with relevant therapy areas
  • Learn process of internal review, QC, styling and copy-editing, and apply to project work ensuring that final versions are approved by the required personnel
  • As part of a broader team, support onsite client meetings activities (e.g. symposia, advisory boards, congresses, client–agency meetings)
  • Learn and demonstrate knowledge of key industry guidelines (e.g. Good Publication Practice 3, ABPI, PhRMA, CONSORT, client-specific)
  • Attend internal brainstorms
  • Attend internal and client-led training sessions on an as-needed basis to ensure development of core skills and competencies
Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • A higher life science degree and phD essential
  • Previous academic or pharmaceutical writing experience is desirable
  • Excellent written and communications skills
  • Meticulous nature
  • Able to work effectively in a team
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to assess and solve problems
This is the perfect opportunity to begin your progressive career as a medical writer, if you meet the criteria, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Naveed Ali on 01932 797998.

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.

If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat.

Please note we can only accept application from UK based and eligible candidates.