Medical Writer

Employer
Solaris Health
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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Solaris Health (www.solarishealth.com) is a specialist full-service medical communications Agency delivering bespoke strategic, scientific and creative solutions to UK, European and global Clients. We combine outstanding client service with scientific excellence and creative design to build insightful, medical communications that engage, inform, and educate. vivacity, a division of Solaris Health, specialises in bringing vibrancy to health and wellness brand communications.

At Solaris Health we see the potential of ideas, brands, clients and most of all our people. We are currently looking to recruit a Medical Writer to join our agency in a remote working role, offering a high level of flexibility.

Responsibilities include:
  • Spending most of your time writing copy across the broad spectrum of healthcare and therapy areas
  • Working closely with the Scientific Director on scientific projects to ensure medical accuracy and scientific rigour. Projects include monographs, slide decks, training modules, sales aids, websites etc
  • Gaining an in-depth understanding of the assigned accounts and therapy areas
  • Interpreting the client's brief and work directly with them to deliver the finished item
  • Attending client meetings and presentations where work is discussed, actively and positively contributing to the discussion
  • Working with the client to explore/incorporate suggestions and directives throughout the course of the project, resolving any questions or concerns effectively
  • Having a strong knowledge of the regulatory environment in which the client operates, including all relevant governing codes of conduct, including ABPI etc
  • Reviewing medical research, advertising trends, consumer surveys and other data to formulate a presentation approach
  • Attending/participating in market research when required


Experience / characteristics required:


  • Comprehensive writing skills, with expertise in writing across all tactics and previous experience writing on medical and scientific projects
  • Previous experience writing for all Healthcare Professionals as well as patient / consumer audiences
  • The ability to tackle day-to-day copy needs, with minimal supervision
  • The ability to work solo on an account
  • Excellent command of referencing, familiar with the Veeva approval process including appropriate annotation of clinical papers
  • An excellent eye for detail


The Rewards:


  • 25 days' holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years' service (not including Bank Holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Outstanding training and progression
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Medical cash plan, including contributions to dental, optical and physio etc


Solaris Health is proud to be part of The Mission Marketing Group™ - an independent network of creative agencies employing over 850 staff in 17 offices across the UK. Each agency strives to be 'best in breed' in a group that ranges from large multi-skilled, multi-discipline integrated agencies to those with very particular and specialist talents.

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