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Medical Editor

Up to £35k DoE | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889814

The Role

Medical Editor - Creative, digital medical communications agency - London - Up to £35k DoE

Fantastic, brand new opportunity for an experienced Medical Editor to join an innovative, creative medical communications agency, who work across a range of digital projects. To apply for this role our client was hoping for applicants with upwards of 3 years medical editing experience and a degree in the life sciences.


The Company

This agency is a is well known for their creative, digital deliverables. They are a vibrant, passionate team. This agency prides themselves on the quality of the deliverables they produce.

  • The key areas this agency works across are brand communications, medical education and patient communications.
  • This agency works across 3 large established accounts, they cover the therapy areas of oncology and haematology.
  • The digital projects this agency works across includes apps, websites, digital meetings and events, sales aids, video interviews etc.
  • The company have ambitious targets which they are smashing, meaning an exciting time to join as the company are growing and also offering excellent opportunities to progress from within. ​
  • Competitive benefits, including a bonus.


The Role

This Medical Editor position will be a brand-new role for the agency. Their editorial team currently consists of 1 permanent medical writer and multiple freelancers. Due to the quantity of work they require an inhouse editor who is familiar with their projects and styles to proofread and edit the work produced by their writers.

This role will involve editing a range if deliverables including, slide decks, sales aids, website copy, mobile/ tabloid apps and onscreen graphics.



To apply for this Medical Editor role, our client was hoping for candidates with the following skills and experiences.

  • A degree in the life sciences.
  • 3 years' experience editing a medical content, ideally in a medical communications agency, however they would also be open to applicants from a medical publications background.
  • Excellent eye for detail.
  • The ability to provide constructive and clear feedback to writers.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.


What should you do next?

This Medical Editor role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work as part of a collaborative, creative team to create meaningful digital communications. 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 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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