Senior Medical Writer

RBW Consulting Solutions Ltd
up to £43,000
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a fully integrated healthcare communications agency and multi award winner, are looking for a Senior Medical Writer to join their flagship office in Central Manchester. Having had year on year success and growth working on medical education, digital campaigns, and creative advertising, they are now looking for an experience writer to take the lead on a global above brand strategic launch, and EU respiratory account.

Your role will involve working extremely closely with the creative teams and helping shape the overarching direction of the programmes. They need someone that take true ownership and who will develop the team further. Uniquely, this superb agency offers all their writers at all levels the opportunity to have direct client interaction, and you will be expected to present and attend pitches.

Key Responsibilities:

- Generate original copy to be used within print and digital communications, in line with the relevant code of practice
- Understand the requirements of other teams in terms of how copy should be best delivered - proactively seek to improve process where possible
- Where necessary, advise the relevant Account Handler of issues that may hinder project progress or outputs. Advise of potential solutions and proactively implement these as appropriate
- Manage own project workload and that of your team, providing timely updates to relevant internal teams
- Proactively maintain an up to date awareness of industry codes of practice, for you and your team
- Have a clear understanding of budgeting and cost estimations

Skills & Knowledge:

- Educated to a degree level with good working knowledge of healthcare and healthcare communications
- Broad therapy expertise, with particular focus on respiratory indications
- First rate medical copywriting skills, with a background working within a healthcare agency, ideally in print and digital media
- Outstanding conceptual and long copy skills, and the ability to adapt work to different clients and brandings
- A good grasp of ABPI and EFPIA codes of practice on written/web-based materials

Employment Package includes:

- Remote based working
- 20 days annual leave plus Christmas close and bank holidays, and the option to purchase 10 days additional
- Life assurance
- Season ticket loan
- Travel policy for business class travel and min 4 star hotels
- Separate L&D function
- Sabbatical opportunities

Contact Kate at RBW Healthcare Communcations for more information on +44 (O) 1293 584300 or katy.nagy @rbwconsulting. com