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Principal Medical Writer

Employment Type:
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs
50,000 to 65,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£50000 - £65000 per annum
UK Pound
Media Contacts (Recruitment Consultants) Limited
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Are you a Senior Medical Writer ready for the next step up the career ladder or a Principal Medical Writer looking to work for one of the best healthcare communications agencies in London?

About the Agency:

• It is a hugely successful full-service, independent medical communications agency, with a reputation for scientific excellence and quality of work
• They provide consultancy and communication services to the top pharmaceutical and biotech companies globally
• Agency with a global footprint including a handful of international offices, variety of work and teams and commitment to collaboration and flexibility
• Is committed to professional growth and personal development of staff

The Job (Principal Medical Writer)

As a key addition, this is an extremely varied and interesting position. You will be an essential and integral part of the team actively involved in client-facing work as well as writing.

The Principal Medical Writer’s role will involve:

• Research specialised areas in order to write, edit and proof read med ed materials such as publication manuscripts, slide kits, monographs, newsletters, meeting reports, etc
• Line management responsibilities; providing ongoing mentoring and support to writers, identifying training needs.
• Contribute ideas to grow the business/improve efficiencies.
• Attend client meetings and take responsibility for the development of account development.


• Life science degree, ideally combined with MSc or PhD (desired)
• Solid experience of writing medical content gained in a medical education agency to at least senior medical writer level
• Proven at liaison with KOLs & clients
• Team player, strong communications skills, multi-tasker, flexible, passion for healthcare communications



Only successful applicants will be contacted. Should you have not had a response within two weeks of application, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

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

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