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Senior Medical Writer

Zusammen Group
Hybrid role potentially based from either our offices in Tonbridge, Kent, UK or Nantwich, Cheshire
Start date
10 Nov 2022
Closing date
10 Dec 2022

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Medical Communications, Medical Writing
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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As founding members of the recently formed Zusammen Group, mXm and Prism Ideas are dedicated to meeting the needs of pharmaceutical medics and marketers who expect a highly professional, expert service from their agency. As part of a planned expansion, we are seeking a Senior Medical Writer.

The ideal candidate will possess a proactive, positive and self-motivated attitude with strong interpersonal, communications and presentation skills. They should have strong attention to detail to ensure content meets our stringent quality standards in terms of scientific accuracy, style and consistency.

Prior experience within a medical communications agency setting is a pre-requisite for this role.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop highest quality scientific content for a broad range of projects, including manuscripts, abstracts/posters, congress materials and meeting reports, often under tight time pressures
  • Actively participate in conferences and external meetings as required, including managing slide previews
  • Act as a primary point of contact for clients and key opinion leaders on scientific/ editorial matters
  • Take overall accountability for own projects, including maintaining optimum client relations, and ensuring the highest quality delivery of content within agreed timelinesand according to client brief
  • Develop organic growth within existing clients by proactively identifying opportunities and proposing appropriate solutions for clients
  • Participate in new business pitches, including development of tactical proposals and pitch presentations


Experience & Competencies

  • Educated to at least degree level in life sciences or pharmacy, preferably with a postgraduate qualification
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a medical communications agency
  • Good knowledge of the regulatory and compliance environment within which our clients operate
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure content meetsour stringent quality standards in terms of scientific accuracy, style and consistency, and fully in line with agreed client’s brief
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and presentation skills
  • A proactive, positive, energetic and self-motivated attitude


Location and Terms

  • This is a full-time hybrid role based from either our officesin Tonbridge, Kent, UK or Nantwich, Cheshire, UK
  • For an exceptional candidate, primarily remote working may be considered pending discussion
  • The basic salary is fully competitive with industry averages and takes into account the individual level of experience
  • There is a generous benefits package, contributory pension scheme, health insuranceand 25 days holiday plus public holidays
  • An annual bonus may also be payable depending on business performance and the individual’s performance against agreed objectives
  • All benefits are dependent on completion of a standard 3-month probation period at the company
  • We would need to check your right to work in the UK, as there are no arrangements currently in place to sponsor overseas candidates
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