Principal Medical Writer - Home Based

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Our client is a Medical Communications Agency providing full consulting and communications services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

This is an opportunity to join their award-winning team as a Principal Medical Writer and be based either their London, Cheshire or Oxford office however if you have the experience there is flexibility to be home-based.

You will have the responsibility to write, edit, and proof-read text for company products as well as work with design and production teams to produce a range of printed and digital materials to meet the needs of clients. Alongside this you will manage and support to more junior writers in the team and have regular contact with clients.

You will primarily be working on an oncology account and producing a range of materials including manuscripts, meetings materials, medical affairs educational materials on a global account with a portfolio of both pipeline and launched products.

An excellent remuneration package is offered including, pension, healthcare and 25 days holidays and an increased flexibility – to ensure a good a solid work/life balance

Our client is known for their friendly and informal working environment, where employees feel challenged and their contribution is recognised and rewarded.

Opportunities for career and personal development are excellent and they are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.


* Write and edit publication manuscripts, slide kits, monographs, newsletters, meeting reports, posters, and other materials

* Assist or take the lead in creative development, and writing detailed proposals for new business

* Draft and edit work in different writing styles targeted at different audiences in different therapy areas. On all editorial projects, incorporate feedback from colleagues, clients and clinicians

* Checks and ensures the quality of others work, in terms of both accuracy and satisfying the project brief

* Participate in on-site activities as required

* Ensure assigned tasks are completed on time and within the time allocated in the project estimate

* Communicate or warn when timelines are not likely to be met as well as suggest an alternative arrangement if necessary

* By drawing on experience, contribute ideas and share experiences to support project teams.

* Provide ongoing support and management to more junior writers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* A life sciences degree, ideally preferred

* Previous medical writing experience gained from Med Comms Agency environment

* Experience in writing the full range of marketing materials including manuscripts, slide decks, training materials and adept at writing for a range of audiences

* Good therapy area knowledge

* Computer Literacy

For the further details and a strictly confidential discussion on the position and to show your interest please apply by sending your CV by applying below.

If you have a background within Medical Communications and you would like to discuss the market, obtain and advice or see how I may be able to help and assist you with your career development or next steps please feel free to get in contact with me.

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