Editorial Director / Associate Editorial Director
My client is a leading independent healthcare communications group which is currently looking for a talented, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial Editorial Director/Associate Editorial Director to join their team in their London and Cheshire offices. In this role, you will be responsible for providing the company and its clients with editorial, scientific and strategic expertise. The successful candidate will lead a publications team and manage a team of medical writers and scientific advisers. Our client works on global commercial and medical affairs accounts and you will be fully responsible for the resourcing, recruitment and running of the editorial department. This is an excellent opportunity to work within an engaging, friendly and informal working environment which offers excellent opportunities for career and personal development. This is also a chance to become a part of a senior management team and have input into the overall company direction. In addition to a competitive salary, there is an excellent benefits package including 22 days of holidays, personal pension plan, season ticket loan, life assurance and much more. This agency is fully committed to developing individuals to their full potential with personalised development plans and a flexible approach to work. Responsibilities: Provide editorial, scientific and strategic expertise to leading international pharmaceutical clients and colleagues within the agency Be part of the core management team of the company, contributing to company strategy, finance, business development and execution Provide leadership and mentoring support to the team Maintain the group’s scientific integrity, writing excellence, quality control and productivity Responsible for editorial quality control processes, including copy review Oversee and assign editorial projects ensuring that they are completed on time Actively participate in management team meetings and activities Knowledge, Skills and abilities Life Science Degree, ideally a PhD or MSc Several years of experience working in a medical communications agency in an editorial management capacity Experience in oncology (haematology) is preferred, but they are happy to consider applicants with experience of other therapeutic areas Excellent organisational and project management skills Good people skills and line management experience Ability to travel within the UK and internationally A great role within a company where integrity, partnership, respect, innovation and fun are core values. 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.