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Principal Medical Writer

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Writing Jobs
50,000 to 75,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£50000 - £75000 per annum
UK Pound
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
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Several exciting business wins for this medical communications agency means it is looking for a new principal medical writer with at least 4 years’ experience in a medical communications agency. The new principal medical writer will embody a passion for science and healthcare combined with ambition and entrepreneurialism. In return you’ll be given the freedom to get involved in projects and therapy areas that excite you (examples include oncology, rare disease and pain), carve a role to suit your strengths, all the while being supported by a close-knit team working towards the goal of improving patient outcomes and public health.

The Medical Communication Agency:

- A growing medical communications agency with added capabilities organically grown by staff including data insights and market access/ HEOR.
- Offices in Leeds and London, with writers able to dictate their preferred working model, i.e. fully remote, hybrid or full-time in the office.
- They’ve had an extremely busy year, with lots of new business wins and new teams being established in different geographies

The Principal Medical Writer’s Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain detailed knowledge and understanding of relevant therapeutic area(s), as well as regulatory and compliance standards
- Produce high-standard, accurate and compliant content to meet client briefs across a range of medcomms projects
- Aid in the preparation and delivery of client meetings and webinars
- Adhere to agency and client processes and ensure projects are running to agreed specifications and deadlines
- Provide guidance and line management to junior writers
- Act as the scientific expert on client meetings, new business opportunities and pitches

Essential Requirements:

- At least 4 years’ experience as a medical writer in a medical communications agency setting (essential)
- Scientific background
- Passion for science and healthcare
- Team spirit – you can work with different functions and clients, but have the self-motivation to work alone when required

If you would like to find out more about this exceptional opportunity, please do get in touch for more details along with our many other scientific and medical writing vacancies, we tend to have something for everyone!

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Contact Details:
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
Tel: 020 7359 8244
Contact: Mhairi Reive

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