Medical Writer

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
09 Jul 2019
08 Aug 2019
PID 3897
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Continued success leads our client to seek an experienced Medical Writer to join their London office. For over 20 years our client has built an enviable reputation for creating and delivering global communications programmes with measurable impact and results. They have built excellent relationships with some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies so this is a great chance to work on very high profile accounts.

You would be working on global accounts with a good variety of project types including publications, meetings, patient information and digital components. Therapy areas include oncology, haematology, respiratory and neuroscience.

You can expect an excellent salary along with a great package of benefits including Life Assurance, Personal Accident Cover, Income Protection, Pension, Healthcare, Season Ticket Loan, 25 days holidays and more. Dependent upon experience there may also be the opportunity for some home working.


  • Research, write, edit and proof copy to the highest standard (scientific and grammatical) for a broad range of medical education and communications materials including both print and digital elements
  • Ability to adapt content and writing style for various professional and lay audiences
  • To comply with healthcare compliance laws, guidelines and standard operating procedures so ensuring ethical and professional conduct at all times
  • Correctly interpret and implement project specifications
  • Where appropriate, attend client meetings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Educated to degree level or above in a biomedical discipline
  • Possessing excellent writing skills and meticulous attention to detail, the ideal candidate must have experience in working with a broad range of medical education initiatives
  • Previous medical communications agency writing experience
  • Excellent scientific writing style and ability to adapt to target audience
  • Attention to detail – style, consistency, grammar, syntax, scientific accuracy, layout and design
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading agency who place an emphasis on work life balance, career progression and employee well-being.

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.

Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

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