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Head of Copy

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Healthcare Advertising Jobs, Medical Communications Jobs, Pharmaceutical Marketing Jobs, Medical Writing Jobs
East Anglia
60,000 to 65,000 per annum
UK Pound
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
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Boutique healthcare advertising agency seeks a Head of Copy who is as happy writing details aids as they are leading other writers and sitting on the board. The new Head of Copy needs to be good at conceptual work and coming up with compelling copy headlines, scientifically credible in front of pharmaceutical clients, able to tell a good clinical trial from a bad one and to have the entrepreneurial spirit to help shape future development of the advertising agency.

The Agency:

• A well established, friendly, specialist healthcare creative communications agency that is growing quickly and in new directions. They work hard, are passionate about healthcare and have good fun. The directors are all fully involved in the agency, offering excellent opportunities to grow and learn.
• This is a healthcare advertising agency known for the high quality of its strategy and scientific counsel to its pharmaceutical and animal health clients. They also win awards for their creative work.

The Responsibilities of the Head of Copy:

• You will lead a small team of scientific writers developing brand and communications strategy in the pharma and animal health sectors, developing key messages and providing solutions in all sorts of traditional and digital platforms.
• Your day to day work will include hands on work, you will not be too grand to write collateral on campaigns, such as details aids and leave pieces, and able to make compelling stories out of scientific data, then manage the copy through clients, zinc, etc..
• Your ‘can do’ spirit will give you a big voice in the future development of the agency, so you need to be able to be office based and leading the team from the front.

The Ideal Head of Copy, Creative Director:

• The successful Head of Copy, Creative Director will have a background in a pharma brand advertising agency.
• You will ideally have a science degree and must be familiar and comfortable with scientific subjects and data
• Good at getting a brief and working with an art director to put together words and pictures proposals, building message architecture and then writing the story.
• Good with people (colleagues and clients alike) and motivated to help take this highly successful agency to the next level.

To apply please send your CV to or for a confidential chat call 02073598244

Contact Details:
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7359 8244
Contact: Julia Walton

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