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Medical Copywriter / Creative Scientific Writer

£Competitive | North West, Greater Manchester |  Medical Information, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:888772

The Role

Medical Copywriter / Creative Scientific Writer - Healthcare & Pharma - Central Manchester - £Competitive

This is your role to run with… Are you an experienced Medical Writer / Medical Copywriter looking for more variety? More independence to run your own desk? More creative writing opportunities?


The Company

Central Manchester based independently owned healthcare communications agency are expanding

  • Grown from 1 to 9 employees in the past three years, specialising within the niche areas of clinical and advertising

  • Working with pharma clients offering a range of services including printed materials, websites, white papers, social media and marketing, branching out into apps in the coming months

  • Be based in modern offices in the heart of Manchester surrounded by shops, coffee shops and restaurants

  • Easily commutable by train and tram, just a couple of minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly

  • Benefits package which includes 20 days annual leave, Christmas closure in addition to holidays, your birthday off!, Perk box, homeworking flexibility, pension scheme and more


The Role

Working in a team of three you will be responsible for your own desk and typically day to day:

  • Producing content for a variety of audiences including patients, doctors and sales representatives/brand managers

  • Involvement from brief, supported by an established account management team

  • Taking ownership of your work, and ensuring all work created by yourself and freelancers is up to the company and clients standard

  • Mentoring or line management responsibility for a junior medical writer

  • This role comes with the opportunity to grow and develop your own team as the company grows and becomes more established



This roles requires someone really special, with the desire to take on a highly varied workload. You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of two years' experience in a medical writer / medical copywriter capacity

  • Experience working for a medical communications agency or a healthcare advertising agency

  • Scientific background, ideally a degree or Masters in life sciences however formal industry experience is more important

  • Experience writing for different audiences, and the desire to develop your skillset in new areas

  • Self-drive and ambition


What should you do next?

This Medical Writer / Medical Copywriter role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to take responsibility for your own desk, grow your own team and work across a variety of deliverables within a niche sector. 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 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!?


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