Our client is a specialist-led, unified communications agency delivering connected healthcare communications, informed through fresh insights, smart thinking and inspired ideas. Continued growth leads them to seek a Senior Medical Copywriter to join their award winning team in their Surrey office. The purpose of the role is to generate ideas and write creative and medical copy for a range of promotional materials (including sales aids, press ads, direct mail, brochures, leaflets, emails, websites and a variety of digital applications) to an exceptionally high creative standard, using your medical knowledge and understanding to transform the science into clear, meaningful messaging. You will be working with Global and International pharmaceutical clients, on a wide variety of projects, from concepting and strategic messaging through to multi-channel promotional material production. You will have the opportunity to work across and lead on a range of different therapy areas including rare diseases, MS, Diabetes, Respiratory Disorders and Oncology as well on the UK localisation of materials. This is a great chance to join a leading agency and further develop your career in a dynamic and ideas fertile full service agency. Our client invests in people, offers professional training and development, and empowers your success so as well as an excellent salary you can expect a great package of benefits including pension, healthcare and 25 days holidays as well as a vibrant and social working environment. Responsibilities: Develop concepts in conjunction with design partners (designers, creative directors, interactive designers) Research, write and edit copy across a range of products, brands and subjects for medical clients within agreed timescales To be able to clearly articulate and present ideas/concepts through the spoken and/or written word, and influence or persuade others of the creative merits of the concepts Listen well and be able to write clearly in a variety of communication settings and styles Contribute to brainstorming and idea generation based on understanding of the brief and the client’s strategic and marketing objectives Exercise good judgment by making sound and well informed decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, knowledge and experience Liaise with internal Account Management to ensure product/brand integrity Present to clients – internally and externally Become familiar with client products, therapy areas, portfolio, commercial strategy. Assist with the preparation of proposals, cost estimates, providing information for pitches and additional business opportunities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Degree level-educated, preferably with a science PhD, with good knowledge and experience of advertising and communications First class medical copywriting skills and experience gained within an agency environment Ability to write confidently from original research papers and create accurate copy and tables as required. Knowledge of accurate medical marginal sourcing procedures and good understanding of ABPI and EFPIA codes of practice on written/web-based materials Must have experience of writing for print and digital media Conceptual but also excellent long copy skills an absolute must Familiarity with the creative and production process An ability to work within the client’s style/corporate branding Ability to successfully manage the client–consultant relationship Conveys information and ideas concisely and accurately, orally and in writing Self-motivated, driven and passionate about creativity Strong organisational skills, including ability to prioritise and to balance multiple priorities and demands Team player; willing to share information and ideas This is a great chance start your own editorial team and develop alongside a fast growing buiness unit. 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.