Senior Medical Copywriter

Thames Ditton
£45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Great salary and benefits, including private
28 May 2021
27 Jun 2021
PID 4203
Dario Sterling-Dwen
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Our client is a specialist-led, healthcare communications agency where continued growth leads them to seek a Senior Medical Copywriter to join their award-winning team in their Surrey office.

In this role you’ll be generating creative ideas to convert scientific materials into clear and persuasive promotional materials, whilst keeping to regulatory and company policies. You’ll be working with local and global pharmaceutical clients, on various projects and across a variety of therapy areas.

This is a great chance to join a leading agency and further develop your career in a dynamic full-service agency. Our client invests in people, offers professional training and development, and empowers your success; so, as well as an excellent salary you can expect a great package of benefits including pension, healthcare, and 25 days holidays as well as a vibrant and social working environment.

  • Develop concepts in conjunction with design partners
  • Research, write and edit copy across a range of products, brands and subjects for medical clients within agreed timescales
  • To be able to clearly articulate and present ideas/concepts through the spoken and/or written word, and influence or persuade others of the creative merits of the concepts
  • Listen well and be able to write clearly in a variety of communication settings and styles
  • Contribute to brainstorming and idea generation based on understanding of the brief and the client’s strategic and marketing objectives
  • Liaise with internal Account Management to ensure product/brand integrity
  • Present to clients – internally and externally
  • Become familiar with client products, therapy areas, portfolio and commercial strategy
  • Assist with the preparation of proposals, cost estimates, providing information for pitches and additional business opportunities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Degree level-educated, preferably with a science PhD, with good knowledge and experience of advertising and communications
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Medical copywriting skills and experience gained within an agency environment
  • Ability to write confidently from original research papers and create accurate copy and tables as required.
  • Knowledge of accurate medical marginal sourcing procedures and good understanding of ABPI and EFPIA codes of practice on written/web-based materials
  • Must have experience of writing for print and digital media
  • Conceptual but also excellent long copy skills an absolute must
  • Familiarity with the creative and production process
  • An ability to work within the client’s style/corporate branding
  • Conveys information and ideas concisely and accurately, orally and in writing
  • Strong organisational skills, including ability to prioritise and to balance multiple priorities and demands
  • Team player; willing to share information and ideas
For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Dario Sterling-Dwen on 01932 797993.

This role is open to those eligible to work in the UK, we are unable to proceed with applications for candidates without medical communications agency experience as this is a prerequisite.

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.

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