Principal Medical Writer – Medical Communications

  • Healthcare Communications
  • Permanent
  • Beaconsfield, HP9 1HJ
  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 / Year

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Job reference: 32937

Independent medical communications agency seeks a talented principal medical writer to join their team in a key, lead writer role. This boutique medical education agency produces seriously high-quality projects with a creative and commercial focus.

The agency:

  • Independent medical communications agency specialising in brand-led medical education programmes and meetings
  • Flat structure, sociable, good work-life balance, flex working with a minimum 2 days in the office
  • Staff work with quite a lot more autonomy than in most agencies
  • Everyone has an outstanding understanding of how pharmaceutical marketing works, so are tuned into customers of clients

The principal medical writer’s role:

  • Liaise with speakers and authors regarding content delivery on projects
  • Attending client meetings and briefings
  • Content development of a wide range of medical education materials for pharmaceutical clients: healthcare professional materials, patient materials, slide decks, websites, advisory board reports, publications and websites and other digital materials
  • Responsibility for delivery of content on projects on time and to brief and agency standards

The successful principal medical writer:

  • You will have at least 4 – 5 years’ experience as a medical writer in a medical communications agency
  • A life science degree
  • Understand clinical evidence underpinning pharmaceutical products, their supporting data and clinical studies
  • Excellent track record of producing scientific materials and adapting style to different audiences, from patients and nurses to clinical specialists and external stakeholders
  • Happy to attend offsite meetings as required
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