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Senior Medical Writer - Homebased posted by ID Search & Selection

£45,000 - £55,000 / year
NHS Band 8A

Job Description

Our client is an international medical communications agency which is continuing to grow and enjoy sustained success.  They are seeking a senior medical writer to join their team and write the full range of high-quality communication products aimed at the pharmaceutical industry; this role would be homes based and they would consider 4 days per week.

Our client nurtures a positive, supportive and collaborative environment where people work together for the best outcome. Their people enjoy and are stimulated and challenged by the work they are doing, and appreciate the diversity of projects that they are involved in.

In addition to an excellent salary, you can expect a generous benefits package including healthcare, pension and bonus, as well as excellent support, training and career development.


Strive to achieve editorial excellence, producing clear, accurate, grammatically correct and creative written work on a variety of therapeutic areas appropriate to the project brief
Produce the full range of written communications items in accordance with the needs of the client
Proactively contribute creative ideas, concepts or suggestions to provide added value to projects
Effectively brief members of the project team, including time allocations, target audiences and client’s key messages
Review output for structure, scientific accuracy and creativity, and against the client’s rationale for the work, specific project objectives, key messages, target audiences and consistency with the marketing communication aims
Lead specific projects, providing guidance to team members on client and project issues
Liaise effectively with the client and opinion leaders, acting as a point of contact according to the requirements of the accountKnowledge, Skills and Experience:

Educated to at least degree level in medicine, pharmacy or life sciences. A higher degree would be an advantage
Previous medical writing experience in a medical communications agency or an equivalent environment
Experience of writing a range of materials over a range of therapy areas
Well organised and able to plan work effectively
Proficient in standard software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)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.
Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on (phone number removed)

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