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Medical Editor

Up to £45k | Buckinghamshire |  Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:887777



Katie Goulbourn

Which team do you work in?
I work within the Healthcare Communications team. 

Which area do you specialise in?
I specialise in Medical Communications roles. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
Speaking daily with clients and candidates keeps me on top of the latest industry trends and news, combined with regularly visiting relevant websites and reading articles.

What's your favourite film and why?
I absolutely love a good rom-com, my favourite would have to be The Holiday.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
Trackable GPS microchips for cats and dogs - how has this not been invented yet!?


The Role

A small, independent agency looking for an experienced Editor from a med comms agency background to join their idyllic Buckinghamshire office!


The Company

An exciting time for the agency with a push for growth whilst maintaining an autonomous working culture. Their editorial team has expanded from one to five and they still need more!

  • Grown to £2million with a 5-year ambition to reach £5 million

  • A predominantly UK client base

  • Provide both traditional and digital deliverables - a great variety!

  • Idyllic town location easily accessible by public transport


The Role

The successful candidate will be someone who is well versed in referencing scientific materials and using PowerPoint, preferably with hands on experience of Zinc compliance software

  • Editing and proofing a vast array of medical education materials

  • Preparing medical education materials for Client compliance processes

  • Ensuring all material is fully referenced in accordance to client SOPs

  • In addition to your own editorial responsibilities their editors also provide a second line of quality control for their editorial assistants



The candidate they are looking for is likely to have three or more years of medical editing experience and can provide support on both the compliance management of materials such as slides, speaker briefs, materials to promote meetings etc, but also the broader editorial skills

  • Ability to accurately reference with primary supportive data and clinical studies

  • Adaptability in editing principles for different client demands and audiences

  • Demonstrable interest in scientific writing - excellent opportunity for life-sciences graduate!

  • Knowledge in Zinc would be preferable


What should you do next?

This Editor role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to grown and progress with a successful, expanding agency, whilst working with major global brands. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

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