Senior Medical Writer

£35000 - £45000 per annum
12 Feb 2021
02 Mar 2021
PID 4036
Dario Sterling-Dwen
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Our client is a multi award-winning medical communications agency, working with leading pharmaceutical, biotech and device companies. They have offices throughout the world and are now seeking a Senior Medical Writer to join their team in Berkshire.

In this role, you’ll be working on publications as well as medical affairs. The role involves hands-on creation of a range of high-quality scientific deliverables and working on meetings and events across different therapy areas. You will have the opportunity to mentor junior members of the team, work closely with clients, and be involved in some business development.

This is a fantastic chance for a Medical Writer who would like to be more involved with client services whilst still creating content.

In addition to an excellent salary and flexible working conditions, you can expect 25 days holiday, bonus, pension, income protection, season ticket loan and much more. You will also be working for one the UK’s leading healthcare communications companies so can also expect excellent training and development opportunities.


  • Research, write and edit a full range of medical education and communications materials
  • Develop, implement and manage the delivery of projects
  • Professional liaison with pharmaceutical industry key contacts, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders
  • Support the delivery of scientific meetings including pre-meeting and on-site activities, preparation of content, liaison with clients, faculty, speakers and technical team
  • Provide review and quality control (QC) checking of projects to ensure quality standards are consistently met
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Educated to degree level or higher in a biomedical science
  • Previous medical writing experience gained in a medical education and communications agency environment
  • Excellent scientific writing and ability to adapt style and content for different target audiences
  • Ability to review and QC projects to ensure materials meet the brief, and are scientifically and technically accurate and provide constructive feedback to team members
  • Attention to detail – style/consistency, grammar, syntax, scientific accuracy, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
This is a great opportunity for someone to move into a challenging role with the potential to learn from more senior colleagues and create an exciting career path.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Dario Sterling on 01932 797993.

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