Senior Medical Writer

England (GB)
04 May 2021
10 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Title: Senior Medical Writer

Reporting to: Medical Director or Scientific Lead

Team: Medical Team

As a Senior Medical Writer, you will be responsible for the following

  • Provide scientific input into the project strategy and develop engaging and accurate copy for selected healthcare communications projects covering scientific communications, brand communications and patient communications. These can range across a wide variety of media, including, but not limited to, digital applications, web-based projects, print materials, internal communications, storyboards, slide decks and meeting materials
  • The Senior Medical Writer will also be responsible for supporting junior members of the team, either through coaching or review of their work and providing constructive criticism
  • The Senior Medical Writer will participate in proposals and pitches for their accounts and/or potential new clients in their key therapy areas

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Existing experience within the healthcare setting, either within an agency or clinical setting, with experience of writing for different audiences
  • Educated to degree or postgraduate level in life sciences or a relevant area
  • Therapy area experience across 3 or 4 disease areas
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the current international life sciences arena
  • Ability to provide realistic ideas for projects that deliver on client’s objectives
  • Experience across various channels of healthcare communications
  • Ability to write accurately and creatively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet reasonable timelines
  • Adaptability and flexibility to changing priorities

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