EDITORIAL MANAGER - Kent

Recruiter
Barrington James Ltd
Location
Tonbridge
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This opportunity would suit a senior scientific/medical writer or editor with an excellent track record in medical communications, medical education or healthcare advertising who would like to step up into a management position.

Responsibilities include:

- Managing a team of medical editors to ensure efficient delivery of high quality materials, incorporating regular performance and development review.
- Content review and editorial sign-off for entire range of materials, including both pre-creative sign-off and final sign-off.
- Coordination with account management team for messaging/compliance sign off.
- Coordination of budgets and timelines with account management team.
- Strategic content input during client interactions.
- Representing the company at events and client meetings.
- Managing resourcing and training requirements both within the team and, with the other Scientific Team Leaders, across teams.
- Scheduling work with Creative and Digital teams.
- Communicating effectively with all departments and senior management, and proactively seeking ways to improve efficiency or quality to achieve team goals.
- Having in-depth understanding of several therapeutic areas, and offering scientific leadership and support for members of the content team.
- Providing input to project proposals and attending pitches as required to secure new business and grow existing accounts.

Experience/skills:

- Excellent editorial skills.
- Team management.
- Proven organisational and planning abilities.
- Proactivity and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Appropriate industry experience, ideally in an agency environment.
- Experience of broad range of medical education activities across the full range of media.
- Presentation skills.
- On-site and client-facing experience essential.
- Life science degree essential.

This opportunity has understandably been incredibly popular. We encourage all interested candidates to apply without delay as it is likely that recruitment will close prematurely. Please direct all questions (if necessary) to "Chris" at ************************** / c swain at barringtonjames dot com alongside a copy of your CV.