Principal Medical Writer – Homebased
Here is a chance to work for a leading agency in a purely homebased role. Working on European and global accounts, they are seeking an experienced medical writer to lead the creation and development over a range of materials. The role will involve writing and editing materials that meet their clients’ high editorial standards and communications goals. You will be adept at adapting your writing for the intended audience and being able to work to agreed timelines whilst achieving grammatical and scientific accuracy. In return, in addition to an excellent salary, you can expect 25 days holiday rising to 30 days with service, contributory pension, life Insurance, private medical insurance and bonus. Responsibilities: To take the editorial lead on assigned account(s) To work with clients, authors and colleagues to progress projects effectively To input on project specifications, costings and schedules, working with the internal account team to ensure projects are delivered to time and budget To review and provide constructive feedback on content developed by other editorial team members To provide good briefings to colleagues and freelancers Support for the business development team through involvement in developing pitches and proposals Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Life science degree, preferably MSc or PhD Significant previous experience of medical writing gained with a medical communications agency environment Experience of a broad range of projects, and ability to apply that experience to new projects The ability to proactively solve problems on projects The ability to provide guidance and direction to less experienced writers 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.