Principal Medical Writer

Job Title: Principal Medical Writer Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire Industry: Creative
Salary: £45k - 60k per year Start Date: Not specified
REF: 47925 Job Published: about 1 month ago

job description

Principal Medical Writer
£45,000 - £60,000
A growing independent medical communications agency are seeking a Principal Medical Writer to join their talented team of writers. This client is passionate about the work they delivery for their clients and the people who deliver it for them. They are looking for a Principal Medical Writer to act as a scientific, editorial and creative to lead on multiple key accounts, and to support the staff leading their team. You will be responsible for the scientific strategic direction and delivery of accurate editorial content across key accounts, and contribute as scientific lead for pitches and proposal presentations.
  • Deliver impeccable editorial content, ensuring all writing meets the client’s objectives & strategy.
  • Adapt your writing to different audiences.
  • Act as an in-house scientific expert on assigned therapy areas whilst maintaining, and updating your knowledge & expertise. 
  • Develop and deliver strategic publication plans alongside the client, client servicing teams and KOL.
  • Effectively analyse different areas such as therapeutic, product & competitor information and apply these in accordance with the clients deliverables. 
  • Provide tactical input across specific marketing/communication challenges faced by the client & internal teams.
  • Quickly develop and assimilate expertise in new therapeutic areas by working with the in-house teams.
  • Support all members of the account team by providing high-level editorial advice.
  • 5+ years experience working within a similar medical writing role.
  • Proven experience working within a med comms environment.
  • Have either achieved a PHD qualification or a solid background in publications.
  • Be an exceptional communicator.
  • An ability to fully-understand a clients strategy and offer sound solutions to meet challenges.
  • Leading on scientific content development across multiple accounts.
  • An ability to strengthen client relationships & drive account growth.
  • Experience in leading and/or managing teams.
  • Excellent organisation skills & the ability to multi-task.
  • Be an expert in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other word processing tools.
The client offers onsite, flexible or fully remote working. As a team they all play their part in driving the business forwards, and you’ll be a team player who can contribute to this.  


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