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Senior Medical Writer – London - £40,000-£60,000

Company: Meet
Location: London/ UK
Reference: DK - SMW - 10/02/17
Closing Date: 10 Mar 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 40,000 - 60,000
Benefits: full comprehensive package

Job Summary:

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Medical Writer to join up and coming agency. The agency is offering career progression and good bonus performance related rewards!



This agency’s mission is to offer a comprehensive and measurable range of services that overcome the traditional communication barriers. They offer entrepreneurial culture, where employees receive support and mentorship needed to bring ideas to life and make great things happen. They work with openness and transparency, individuals are rewarded for their contribution and pursue an exciting but enjoyable career path. If you want to be part of a team, then this agency is for you as training and networking are an integral component of their company ethos. They continuously encourage an atmosphere where everyone’s opinion is valued.  Next step in terms of growth will be the opening of offices in Dubai & US and employee’s will be welcome to move there from the UK and help grow the business.


Main Responsibilities:

•                    Writing

o   To take full responsibility for and manage the day-to-day delivery of all editorial projects, including director sign-off

o   To interpret and implement briefs in a constructive and creative manner, but to also challenge and suggest alternatives to client briefs where appropriate

•                    Supervising and mentoring

o   Manage, mentor and develop the editorial and writing team in accordance with the needs of the business

o   To complete performance reviews for your team in accordance with agency policy, including the setting of specific, agreed objectives

•                    Planning  

o   To advise account teams on budgeting and realistic timeframes for writing projects

o   To manage workload across various accounts, including reviewing and supervising work done by other Medical Writers, ensuring prompt completion of projects

•                    Flexibility

o   Provide assistance with other duties as appropriate, including project management of editorial work

•                    Editorial Standards

o    To provide text in an appropriate format, as required by clients or agency house-style 

•                    Communication

o   To keep up to date with matters related to the pharmaceutical industry and relevant therapy areas 


Main Skills: 

•                    Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

•                    Strategic insight and commercial awareness

•                    Strong understanding of science and medicine, the healthcare environment, publishing and the medical education / communications industry

•                    Able to think about the scientific landscape that shapes a product and provide insights which help to drive brand strategy and corresponding programming

•                    Thorough understanding of the clients’ therapeutic areas and ability to provide strategic direction

•                    Drive, determination, infectious enthusiasm and a pro-active, outgoing personality with a genuine understanding of what makes people tick


Please contact Dannielle Keane on 02030 196015 or email if you would like to know more about this opportunity. This will be 100% confidential!

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Contact Information:

Address:  meet
Euston Tower Levels 32-34 286 Euston Road London
Tel:  +44 203 178 7488
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