Principal Medical Writer, Medical Education Agency

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Education Jobs, Medical Writing Jobs
46,000 to 56,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£46,000 – £56,000 + benefits
UK Pound
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
Job Ref:

Principal Medical Writer or potentially Senior Medical Writer ready to step up is required for this highly regarded global medical communications agency.

The medical communications agency:

- Has an enviable client list of pharmaceutical clients
- Embraces a truly collaborative culture
- Works on the full spectrum of medical communication and educational activities, including promotional and non-promotional programmes
- Supports clients on a strategic and tactical level
- Works in a variety of therapy areas, including oncology, MS, virology, HIV and Alzheimer’s disease

The Principal Medical Writer will:

- Take line management responsibility for editorial staff
- Show breadth and quality of writing across a broad range of medical materials
- Provide constructive feedback on projects undertaken by members of the editorial team
- Build and maintain excellent working relationships with clients, key opinion leaders and other healthcare specialists

The successful Principal Medical Writer will have:

- A solid track record of delivery of medical communication and education in a medical communications agency
- Experience of critically reviewing project work for scientific accuracy and purpose, and to provide constructive feedback
- A life science degree, ideally with further qualification (PhD, MD, MSc)
- A creative approach and a desire to champion new ideas as well as encouraging others to do so

To apply for this position, or to find out more, please send your CV to or call 020 7359 8244 quoting reference 28977.

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Contact Details:
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
Tel: + 44 (0) 207 359 824
Fax: + 44 (0) 207 226 912
Contact: Julia Walton

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