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Medical Writer

Up to £35k DoE | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:888817

The Role

This international, well respected, central London based Med Comms agency is looking for Experienced Writers to come and join their friendly team. This agency is recruiting due to continued growth. The key responsibility of this role will involve developing written materials in line with client requirements and timelines. To apply for this role our client was hoping for experienced Healthcare Communications Medical Writers with a scientific background and passion for the medical communications industry.


The Company

This international agency is renowned for working with 90% of the world's 40 top pharmaceutical companies. They work across a broad range of therapy areas including oncology, rare diseases and specialist medicines. What sets this agency apart from its competitors?

  • This company has open plan, modern offices with great transport links across London.

  • This agency prides itself on it's friendly and collaborative environment, while providing fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.

  • This agency offers highly competitive benefits including 29 days annual holidays, 4pm Friday finishes, private medical cover and enhanced parental leave.


The Role

This Medical Writer opportunity will involve developing written materials, in line with client requirements and timelines. The deliverables produced will include medical affairs consultancy, publication planning and execution and the creation of medical education tools. This role will also involve the following responsibilities in support of the development of written materials:

  • Attending conferences/ advisory board meeting and develop the first draft of report for review.

  • Ensure line manager and accounts team are continually updated on project process.

  • Develop an understanding of the various client brands and disease areas.

  • Undertake or direct research into therapy areas as needed.



To apply for this role as Medical Writer, our client was hoping for someone with the following skills and experiences:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • A strong scientific background and a passion for medical communications

  • Ability to seek out, critically appraise and appropriately cite published information.

  • Good project management skills.

  • Organisational skills and the ability to complete multiple tasks and deal with changes in project timings and specifications.


What should you do next?

This Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work with market leading pharma clients and while working for a friendly and collaborative 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 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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