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Medical Writer

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Healthcare Advertising Jobs, Medical Communications Jobs, Pharmaceutical Marketing Jobs, Medical Writing Jobs
South East England
Salary Description:
Competitive salary and benefits package
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Job Description
We are looking for someone with a medical writing background, but who is confident with both medical education and promotional materials.

Key responsibilities
• Ability to act as the editorial and scientific point of contact for multiple accounts in a variety of therapy areas
• Lead a variety of projects from client brief through to delivery on time and within budget
• Deliver high-quality educational and creative promotional materials
• Ensure materials are adapted to the briefed target audience
• Provide in-house editorial review of work undertaken by freelancers and junior writers
• Liaise directly with clients to fulfil their communication and marketing objectives
• Participate in client teleconferences and meetings as required
• Participate in the cross checking of editorial work written by other members of the writing team
• Support in winning new business through pitch research and presentation
• Taking the lead where appropriate in scientific and creative discussions around content
• Independently research and write sales aids, leave pieces, advertisements and training materials for pharmaceutical and device clients
• Ability to work on materials delivered via digital communications platforms in conjunction with the digital part of the business (idetails, apps, web copy)

Essential skills and experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Previous experience of medical writing within an agency environment
• Able to seek out, critically appraise and appropriately cite published information
• Sound understanding of scientific/pharmacologic principles and mechanisms of action
• Experience writing web copy and promotional materials for pharmaceutical clients
• Sound knowledge of the codes of practice for the pharmaceutical industry
• Relevant Life Sciences qualification

Company description
Great ideas begin here.
Proudly an FCB Health company, FCB Halesway is a 45‐strong (and growing) team of people, passionate about healthcare communications. Our seamless approach, integrating digital and traditional media, enables inspired minds to come together to bring strategic, scientifically robust, creative ideas to life. We constantly aim to make our customers’ brands reach further – promoting, motivating and educating healthcare professionals, patients, the general public, pharmacists and sales teams.

At FCB Halesway, we value everyone’s individual opinions and skill set. No matter what the role or level of experience, we all have something to bring to the party.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0)1264 339955
Contact: Katie Harman

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