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Content Editor

£negotiable depending on experience | UK, London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial, Studio/Digital |  Permanent  | Ref:889429

The Role

Content Editor - Medical Education Agency - 100% homebased with London office option - £negotiable depending on experience

Highly reputable medical communications agency specialising in impactful Medical Education for healthcare professionals are seeking an experienced Medical Writer or Creative Editor with a scientific background and PowerPoint skills.


The Company

Specialising in carefully designing interactive clinical, evidence-based educational activities targeting the medical community, this company offer the opportunity to:

  • Be 100% homebased, but you are welcome to work from the London office if and when you wish
  • Work within a global network of agencies covering other sectors including Market Research.
  • Play a key part in reaching 3,500,000 medical professionals across 150 countries
  • Gain exposure across a range of therapy areas including: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Haematology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Oncology and Rheumatology
  • Receive some great benefits including a medical healthcare plan, life insurance, income protection, pension plan


The Role

As the Content Editor you will support the Medical Director and be responsible for:

  • Working across various formats including e-learning, video, live events, and print
  • Creating PowerPoint slides and infographics, developing transcripts for audio and video files,
  • Formatting line/bar graphs, creation of algorithms/flowcharts, and instilling consistent layout and styling across the entire slide deck
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of the rules and regulations that govern independent Medical Education (IME) and continuing professional development (CPD), both accredited and non-accredited.
  • 25% travel



To be considered for this Content Editor vacancy you will be able to demonstrate:

  • 5 years' experience in either a medical writing or medical editing capacity
  • Experience / skills in editing and formatting clinical scientific content
  • Experience working to deadlines within an agency environment
  • Knowledge of the regulations within the medical education sector
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills


What should you do next?

Please apply for an initial, informal call to discuss the company and opportunity in more detail to see if it is a good match for you. Your details won't be shared with the company without your consent.

This Content Editor role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to be creative with formatting and graphics but still work with highly scientific content, creating impactful content to deliver medical education training to healthcare professionals 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.



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.

Who is your biggest idol / inspiration and why?

My Dad, due to his ambition and credibility in his industry.

What is your greatest fear?


You’re stranded on a desert island – what one thing could you not live without?

Hot chocolate


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