Senior Medical Writer / Principal Medical Writer - Medical Communications

Recruiter
ID Search & Selection
Location
Surrey
Posted
17 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a leading medical communications agency based in Surrey. Business growth leads them to seek a Senior / Principal Medical Writer to join their award winning editorial team to create a diverse range of communications materials for both print and digital formats. The main responsibilities in this role are to research, develop, and review high-quality written pharmaceutical marketing materials (no pubs) designed to meet client objectives for global and domestic accounts focused on different therapy areas. In addition to a competitive salary, you will also receive great benefits including 25 days holiday (rising with service), bonus, pension, healthcare, day off on your birthday off, high street discounts, season ticket loan, regular appraisals, and much more. Responsibilities: Work on a broad range of medical communication materials Act as lead writer and client contact on nominated accounts Ensure that your own work and that of your team is of high quality and meets the client’s communication objectives KOL development and moderation/facilitation Maintain knowledge in relevant therapy areas and rapidly develop knowledge in new areas Review work for editorial accuracy (spelling, grammar, consistency), scientific accuracy (check data, facts, references) and messaging, in line with the product’s communication objectives provide constructive feedback Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduate in Life sciences (ideally biomedical), higher degree preferred Previous medical writing experience in a medical communications agency or equivalent environment Ability to mentor more junior members of the team Team player Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Excellent attention to detail Excellent organisational and time management skills Competent in Word, PowerPoint, and reference management software This is a great opportunity to work for a leading agency in a fun and supportive environment. As our client works as a meritocracy, you will have excellent opportunities for career progression based on your personal performance. For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or sabine.willms@id-ss.com. 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. If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat.

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