This is a great chance to join a leading medical communications agency as a Senior Medical Writer (SMW) with the flexibility of working fully remotely, or if you prefer, in a hybrid capacity from one of their four UK offices.
The SMW role will offer diverse range of responsibilities including researching specialised areas of medical science in order to write and edit a range of both printed and digital medical communications materials. You will collaborate with the design and production and client services teams to deliver high quality work that meets the needs of their clients – which include pharma companies, many start-up and medium-sized companies, consumer health companies, medical societies and non-profit foundations.
Our client works across a number of therapy areas including neuroscience, rare diseases, oncology, respiratory as well as some consumer brands. There can offer a variety of work including patient engagement, medical affairs, publications and medical education.
Along with a great salary, the benefits package includes bonus, pension, healthcare, 25 days holidays and much more. You will be working in a forward thinking agency that places an emphasis on the professional development of their team. Each team member has a learning and development programme, tailored to their interests and requirements.
We are only able to accept applications from candidates who are based and eligible for work in the UK, and who have significant previous experience as a medical writer gained within a healthcare communications agency environment.
Write or edit a range of materials: manuscripts, slide kits, monographs, newsletters, meeting reports, posters, patient information etc.
Draft and edit work in different writing styles targeted at different audiences (including internal audiences) in different therapy areas
Incorporate feedback from editorial colleagues, clients and independent clinicians
Assist with development of concepts for editorial projects
Determine deadlines and budgeted editorial hours for each project undertaken
Liaise with design and production teams, sourcing graphical representations, and contributing ideas for optimizing design and layout of assigned editorial projects
Attend conferences, scientific symposia, and advisory boards to provide on-site / virtual services to the client
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A life sciences degree is required, ideally combined with a Master’s degree or PhD
Previous medical writing experience gained within a medical communications agency
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Good creative thinking and problem solving skills
Interested in personal development
ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 20 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.