Lead Medical Writer

Pentland House
£60k pa
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Care & Social Work
Contract Type
Full Time
An independent agency established in 2012 with global presence and a highly-experienced management team are looking for an experienced medical writer to join their bright, modern offices in Soho.

The Company

A dynamic, independent agency of entrepreneurial people based in central London. You will enjoy the small agency buzz and gain fantastic experience working with this reputable management team.

* Highly experienced board with a wealth of client and industry knowledge
* Working internationally within Rare Disease, Speciality Medicine and Animal Health
* Small and agile allowing extremely flexible approach
* Global agency offering expertise across Advertising, Branding, Strategy, Promotional, Med Comms, Med Ed and Promotion

The Role

To create scientific content and provide leadership to the writing team.

* Create scientific content for a range of communication activities, both promotional and educational
* Lead writer on one or more major accounts
* Main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and thought leaders.
* Leadership of the writing team - reviewing and editing work, coaching and mentoring, recruitment.
* Business development - participation in brainstorming meetings, providing scientific expertise in the development of pitches and proposals, applying knowledge of strategic marketing to account and strategic communication programmes.


An experienced Medical Writer with an ability to think beyond the brief.

* Ability to write across a spectrum of projects, from the highly scientific to the strongly marketing.
* Can create many types of materials including slide decks, detail aids, website content, training programmes, advisory boards, and internal briefing guides.
* Understand claims, key messages and marketing objectives and the importance of the brand
* Client facing and excellent relationship building skills
* Deadline driven and organised

What should you do next?

This Lead Medical Writer is with a fantastic agency, offering lots of opportunity to learn and develop your skill set. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it's really that easy!

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Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.