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Associate Medical Writer

Company: ID Search & Selection
Location: Cheshire
Reference: PID 3667
Closing Date: 07 Mar 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): 20,000 - 30,000
Benefits: 25 days holidays and flexible benefits.

Job Summary:

This is an entry level medical writing role with a thriving agency in Cheshire. It's a great opportunity to start your career in medical writing with Director level tutelage in a really friendly working environment.


Our client is a growing and ambitious medical communications agency based in Cheshire. They are seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their editorial team to create and develop high quality and accurate scientific content that meets their clients’ goals and requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving agency and to be able to develop your writing skills under the guidance of industry experts.

You will be joining a small editorial team with excellent prospects for career development and progression, along with a great salary and benefits including 25 days holidays and flexible benefits.


  • Under guidance, liaise and effectively communicate with clients, external experts, suppliers (where required) and internal team members in the delivery of project work
  • Develop outlines and drafts of materials (e.g. publications, slide decks, reports, training materials) according to the project brief, ensuring that all review comments are adequately incorporated and projects are delivered to deadline
  • Develop understanding of and keep up-to-date with relevant therapy areas
  • Learn process of internal review, QC, styling and copy-editing, and apply to project work ensuring that final versions are approved by the required personnel
  • As part of a broader team, support onsite client meetings activities (e.g. symposia, advisory boards, congresses, client–agency meetings)
  • Learn and demonstrate knowledge of key industry guidelines (e.g. Good Publication Practice 3, ABPI, PhRMA, CONSORT, client-specific)
  • Attend internal brainstorms
  • Attend internal and client-led training sessions on an as-needed basis to ensure development of core skills and competencies

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • You will hold a higher degree (e.g. MSc, PhD) and a very good life science degree
  • Previous medical writing experience would be desirable but is not a must
  • Excellent English language and grammatical skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Effective team working
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills

For more information call Jon Gawley on 01932 797996.

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Contact Information:

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Rosemount House, Rosemount Avenue, West Byfleet, Surrey
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Tel:  01932 797996
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