Principal Medical Writer - Brand

Thames Ditton
£50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holiday (rising with service), bonus,
07 May 2021
06 Jun 2021
PID 4144
Sabine Willms
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Our client is a full-service medical communications agency based in Surrey. Business growth leads them Principal Medical Writer to join their award-winning editorial team to create a diverse range of communications materials for both print and digital formats.

The main responsibilities in this role are to research, develop, and review high-quality print and digital pharmaceutical marketing materials designed to meet client objectives for global and domestic accounts focused on different therapy areas. The role is based in the advertising team, but you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of materials including commercial deliverables, publications, meetings, and more.

In addition to a competitive salary, the successful candidate can also enjoy a great benefits package which includes 25 days holiday (rising with service), bonus, pension, healthcare, day off on your birthday off, high street discounts, season ticket loan, regular appraisals, and much more.


  • Create and review a broad range of medical communication materials
  • Act as lead writer and client contact on nominated accounts
  • Ensure that your own work and that of your team is of high quality and meets the client’s communication objectives
  • Maintain knowledge in relevant therapy areas and rapidly develop knowledge in new areas
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Life sciences degree
  • Significant previous medical writing experience gained in a medical communications agency
  • Ability to mentor more junior members of the team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Competent in Word, PowerPoint, and reference management software

This is a great opportunity to work for a leading agency in a fun and supportive environment. As our client works as a meritocracy, you will have excellent opportunities for career progression based on your personal performance.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be UK based and fully eligible to work in the UK. They must also have significant medical communications agency experience.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or via email.

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