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Medical Writer / Senior Medical Writer

£35k - £50k depending on level and experience | Cheshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:887843

The Role

Medical Writer / Senior Medical Writer - Highly Scientific Medical Communications Agency - Cheshire - £35k - £50k depending on level and experience

This highly respected, full-service medical affairs and medical strategy agency are looking for an experienced Medical Writer or Senior Medical Writer to join their highly successful editorial team.


The Company

A well-know, very well-established medical communications agency offering:

  • Great office culture and a positive working environment
  • Popular Cheshire location just a short walk from the local train station, with a number of boutique shops, coffee shops and restaurants on your doorstep
  • Exposure to a wide range of therapy areas with their key specialism being Oncology
  • A benefits package including share options, company bonus scheme, healthcare for family, dental care, time in lieu, 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days with service


The Role

As the Medical Writer / Senior Medical Writer you will be responsible for:

  • Developing high quality, scientifically accurate content to meet and exceed the clients brief
  • Maintaining and developing therapy area knowledge including competitor products and regulatory compliance
  • Work on projects right across the product lifecycle
  • Acting as client point of content from an editorial perspective
  • Mentoring more junior team members



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

  • A minimum of 2 years Medical Writing experience within a medical communications agency
  • Life sciences qualification, PhD preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail


What should you do next?

Please click apply for an initial, informal call to discuss the company and this Medical Writer / Senior Medical Writer opportunity in more detail to see if it is a good match for you. Your details won't be shared with our client without your consent. This Medical Writer / Senior Medical Writer job is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for one of the most well-established and highly recognised medical communications agencies in the UK.

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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