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Senior Editorial Lead

Michael Page
Start date
27 Jun 2022
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

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Medical Communications, Editorial
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
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Job Details

In this role you would be leading the writing and editing team. You would also be dealing with clients and other stakeholders.

Client Details

My client is committed to building a better world through intelligent and creative communications.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Scientific, editorial and ethical review of a wide range of medical/communications documents
  • Development of complex documents and materials requiring strategic and scientific insight.
  • Ensuring that the highest level of scientific and editorial excellence is applied to each and every project
  • Proactively identifying and developing processes/tools required by the client and/or team to help ensure editorial excellence
  • Proactively keeping abreast of editorial and scientific advances and sharing this knowledge with teams
  • Line management of internal team members
  • Mentoring and coaching other team members and monitoring long-term career development
  • Successfully managing client relationships
  • Providing effective counsel to clients
  • Identifying and capitalising on business opportunities
  • Building account teams using a 'best team' approach
  • Leading formal client meetings


  • Proven ability in providing senior scientific and editorial counsel to clients and consultancy teams
  • At least 5 year's experience in medical/integrated communications consultancies
  • Flawless attention to detail and excellent quality control skills
  • Extensive relevant writing experience, gained within a medical communications setting
  • Excellent writing, presentation and creative skills
  • Experience of reviewing at a senior level
  • Proven ability to form client relationships
  • Ability to be a role model for aspiring writers/content developers
  • Strong scientific background, educated to a minimum degree level in life sciences (MSc/PhD advantageous)

Job Offer

Benefits package to follow.


The original PageGroup brand, Michael Page is comprised of 25 disciplines – each providing a service to a specialist area of the market. We recruit permanent, temporary, contract and interim opportunities, typically from second/third job levels upward. Businesses we work with range from SMEs to global blue-chip organisations.

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The UK

Our business started life in the UK in 1976, as a two-man operation above a laundrette. Nearly four decades later we have more than 7000 employees and a global office network, while growing our UK market coverage too.

With offices from Aberdeen to Bristol and Cardiff to Cambridge, and more than 25 specialist businesses we have the track record to handle your recruitment requirements or job search. We combine our local knowledge and global expertise to provide a specialised service to both employers and candidates.

Find Us
0845 6060 610
Michael Page International Ltd,3rd Floor
The Switch Building
1‑7 The Grove
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