Associate Medical Writer - Entry Level

20,000 - 30,000
17 Feb 2019
19 Mar 2019
PID 3819
Part Time

A thriving medical communications agency based in Cheshire, is seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their team.

The agency requires you to have excellent communication skills; with the ability to write clear, accurate and creative editorial work over a range of medical communications materials.

They offer an energetic team environment, excellent professional development and a fantastic benefits package including life insurance, private healthcare, pension, 25 days holiday and a great bonus scheme.

This role would be perfect for someone wanting to begin a career in medical writing, as you’ll be provided on the job training and surrounded by experienced medical writers to learn from.


  • Produce excellent written work according to specification
  • Working with the line manager to manage your workload, taking into account competing client projects and other priorities
  • Able to follow standard editorial and project management operating procedures, quality policies and adhere to best practice guidelines
  • Awareness of client expectations, ability to sustain and grow successful client relationships

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • PhD
  • Scientific knowledge and understanding
  • Writing experience desirable – may be gained during post-graduate or post-doctoral training
  • Pharmaceutical experience or knowledge advantageous but not essential
  • Ability to objectively assimilate information
  • Team player, able to act on constructive feedback
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Consistent, close attention to detail
  • High levels of drive, motivation and initiative
  • Able to withstand the pressure of deadlines
  • Computer literate – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet

This is an excellent opportunity to begin a career with a top agency offering industry-leading training. If you fit the criteria and are interested in an excellent salary with benefits, then contact us today.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Faiza Ahmed on 01932 797999 or

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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