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Associate Medical Writer – Learning and Development

£DOE + bonus + benefits | Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:890272

The Role

Associate Medical Writer – Global full-service medical communications agency – Buckinghamshire, London or Oxford – Salary DOE + bonus + benefits

Join an exciting learning and development team, providing internal training for top pharma companies


The Company

An agency who truly value their staff, reflected in their impressive retention rates

  • CULTURE - Pride themself on their friendly and collaborative environment, while providing fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities
  • THERAPY AREAS – oncology, rare diseases, specialist medicines and more!
  • CLIENTS – 90% of the worlds top 40 pharma companies
  • BENEFITS - Offer a highly competitive benefits package including 29 days annual leave, 4pm Friday finishes, private medical cover and enhanced parental leave
  • LONG TERM CAREER PROSPECTS - Offer fantastic career progression potential with opportunities across wider teams and business units


The Role

As the Associate Medical Writer, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the wider Editorial team with content for your assigned projects
  • Develop an understanding of the various client brands and disease areas
  • Undertake or direct research into therapy areas as needed



To be considered for this Associate Medical Writer / Medical Writer role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 6 months medical communications agency experience is essential
  • Life sciences degree, ideally PhD or MsC

Please note we are unable to accept candidates with no industry experience for this role.


What should you do next?

This Associate Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for a global agency who are leading the way in the medical communications space, offering exceptional training and career progression.


To discuss further, please submit your current CV. Your CV will never be shared with our client without your consent.


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.



Katie Goulbourn

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work within the medical communications and medical education team, recruiting on behalf of medical communications and pharmaceutical events agencies across the UK

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

I specialise in recruiting for mid-senior level positions in medical communications, across both client services and editorial.

Typical job roles I recruit for include:

  • Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, Account Director

  • Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Director

  • Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer, Principal Medical Writer

  • Medical Editor, Senior Medical Editor

  • Events Manager, Events Director

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

In medical communications, there are a lot of vacancies to very few candidates, which means candidates are in a really strong position when they start their job search. We are able to run through a number of suitable options with each candidate, shortlisting their top 2-3 opportunities to focus on, and then guide the candidate through the application, interview and offer processes.


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