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Experienced Medical Editor

Up to £35k DoE | Cheshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889225

The Role

Experienced Medical Editor - Award- Winning Medical Communications Agency - Cheshire - Up to £35k DoE


The Company

You will be part of a 150-person company who:

  • Are an award winning, independently owned group of five agencies across the UK and the US, experiencing continued year on year growth.
  • Have an incredibly strong and successful senior leadership team who drive the company forward
  • Have an excellent company culture, supportive team environment and accommodate a happy work/life balance
  • Work across a variety of therapy areas including rare diseases, HIV, Oncology, Immunology, Gastro, Rheumatology, Vaccines and many others
  • Offer a great employee benefits package including up to 20% annual bonus scheme, contributory pension up to 5%, 25 days annual leave with the ability to buy/sell additional days, private healthcare for you and your family, and regular incentive schemes aligned to team and individual performance


The Role

This Experienced Medical Editor opportunity will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting other team members in the handling and completion of publication outputs.
  • Providing project management support.
  • Assisting the timely delivery of content both by accounts teams and writers by processing material according to production schedules and liaising with the studio to create final outputs.
  • Attending project status meetings to take notes for the team if required.
  • Adhering to procedures involved in the production of materials, including coordinating proofreading and other tasks relevant to the quality assurance of the publication outputs.



To apply for this Experienced Medical Editor opportunity, our client was hoping for applicants with the following skills and experiences:

  • A degree (and possibly Masters) in arts, language, communications or linguistics
  • Considerable experience editing a broad range of materials, including digital content
  • Experience in delivering projects to tight deadlines
  • Worked in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in coaching or mentoring others, as well as reviewing others' work
  • Strong written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, a passion to learn and the ability to see the bigger picture
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong PowerPoint and Microsoft Word skills


What should you do next?

This Experienced Medical Editor role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work at the forefront of scientific communications creating a range of innovative deliverables, within an award-winning agency. 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.



Nicola Simpson

Which team do you work in?

I work on the Healthcare Communications team.

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in attracting and resourcing high calibre candidates for junior level Medical Communications and Medical Education teams.

On the Client Services side I work across: Account Executive jobs, Project Executive jobs, Senior Account Executive jobs and Account Manager positions. 

And on the Editorial side I work on: Editorial Assistant jobs, Medical Editor jobs, Associate Medical Writer jobs, and Medical Writer jobs.

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

I keep up-to-date using groups on LinkedIn and by keeping in regular contact with people currently working in the industry. 

What's your favourite film and why?

I love films, so there's far too many to choose from! If I had to pick one it would probably be the Harry Potter series. 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

I'd invent a machine that made me a coffee as soon as I woke up - that would make getting out of bed much easier! 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I like to treat everyone as an individual and feel my psychology degree has helped me gain an insight into different people's perspective and motivations. 


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