Principle Medical Writer – Medical Communications

Media contacts Ltd

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Are you a Senior Medical Writer ready for the next step up the career ladder or a Principal Medical Writer looking to work for one of the best healthcare communications agencies in the world?

About the Agency:

  • It is a hugely successful full-service, independent medical communications agency, with a reputation for scientific excellence and quality of work
  • They provide consultancy and communication services to the top pharmaceutical and biotech companies globally
  • Global footprint including a handful of international offices, variety of work, expert teams and commitment to collaboration and flexibility
  • Exceptional professional growth and personal development of staff at all levels

The Job (Principal Medical Writer)

As a key addition, this is an extremely varied and interesting position. You will be an essential and integral part of the team actively involved in client-facing work as well as writing.

The Principal Medical Writer’s role will involve:

  • Research specialised areas in order to write, edit and proof read med ed materials such as publication manuscripts, slide kits, monographs, newsletters, meeting reports, etc
  • Line management responsibilities; providing ongoing mentoring and support to writers, identifying training needs.
  • Contribute ideas to grow the business/improve efficiencies.
  • Attend client meetings and take responsibility for the development of account development.


  • Solid experience of writing medical content gained in a medical education agency to at least senior medical writer level
  • Proven at liaison with KOLs & clients
  • Team player, strong communications skills, multi-tasker, flexible, passion for healthcare communications
  • It goes without saying that you will come from a scientific background, with at least one life science qualification prior to your medcomms agency career.


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