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Medical Writer

£30k-£39k + bonus + benefits | London, Cheshire, Greater Manchester |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:890274

The Role

Medical Writer – Independently Owned Medical Communications Agency – London, Manchester or Cheshire with homeworking flexibility - £30k-39k DOE + bonus + benefits

Open four doors with just one application, as this growing agency expand four of their internal teams.


The Company

One of the best reputations in the industry and an almost unlimited scope for career growth, this agency offer fantastic training and support including a Specialist learning and development division (courses, lunch & learns, workshops etc.)

  • Work with 24 of the top 25 global pharma companies 
  • Supported by a substantial studio team
  • Not-for-profit campaigns
  • Benefits: bonus (up to 10%), season ticket loans, Health Shield Cash Plan, income protection (75%), enhanced sick pay, retail & restaurant discount scheme, 25 days annual leave rising to 28 days after 3 years.


The Role

As the Medical Writer you will have the opportunity to work on:

  • A wide variety of therapy areas, including Respiratory, Oncology, Immuno-Oncology, Diabetes, Virology, Neurology, Immunology, rare diseases and not-for-profit malaria
  • Deliverables including medical affairs, commercial work, publications, digital and meetings/events
  • This client can accommodate writers who wish to focus on writing, as well as those who enjoy being client facing



To be considered for this Medical Writer vacancy, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 12 months experience working as an Associate Medical Writer and/or Medical Writer in a medical communications agency setting is essential
  • Life sciences degree, PhD or MSc preferred 


What should you do next?

This Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; with just one application you have the choice between four internal teams who each offer something different.

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.


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