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Editorial Assistant - Entry Level Medcomms posted by ID Search & Selection

£24,000 - £27,000 / year

Job Description

A boutique medical communications agency based in Buckinghamshire, is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join their team.

The role involves editing and proof reading medical education materials including but not limited to: slide decks, HCP and patient materials, digital media, meeting materials and advisory boards.

Our clients are offering a dynamic working environment, mentored by a highly experienced team of senior editors and writers. Benefits include a competitive salary, 24 days holiday; can buy or sell holidays, pension, private healthcare and a discretionary bonus scheme.

Alongside excellent training and development, this is an excellent entry level opportunity to begin a rewarding career within a medical communications agency.


Editing and proofreading a range of medical communication materials
Preparing medical education materials for client compliance processes
Making sure materials are fully and accurately referenced
Using Zinc to upload contents and references to manage comments and approval
Responsible for precise and punctual delivery of materials in accordance to client and industry standards.
Gain understanding of development process for medical education materials, internal review process and work in accordance to industry requirements; ABPI guidelines
Attend meetings and review and update progress of projects with the team
Working knowledge of PowerPoint; editing slides, formatting texts, figures graphs and animationsKnowledge, skills and abilities:

MSc, PhD in life sciences
Editing experience desirable – may be gained during post-graduate or post-doctoral research
Referencing experience desirable – EndNote, Refwork, Mendeley
Ability to proof read, edit and reference work in a logical manner
Excel in work as a team and independently
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Be consistent and show close attention to detail
Be motivated and take initiative to complete tasks
Work efficiently to meet deadlines
Computer literate; Word, PowerPoint, ExcelThis is a unique opportunity to begin a career within medical communications agency, if you are interested, contact us today.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Naveed Ali on (phone number removed).

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.
If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat

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