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Medical Writer

£competitive salary + amazing benefits | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:889034

The Role

Medical Writer opportunity with a forward thinking, supportive agency who are proud of their strong team ethic and high-quality scientific work.


The Company

Working within a 20-person medical communications agency who are part of a large network that work collaboratively together including dedicated digital, creative and advertising/PR teams.

  • Amazing, modern offices including a roof terrace

  • Ideally located within close walking distance of a number of tube station

  • Therapy areas include: oncology, rare diseases, ophthalmology, dermatology

  • 70% international and 30% national accounts

  • Extensive benefits include: flexible working (core hours 10am-4pm), discounted gym membership, company bonus scheme, subsidised restaurant and bar (on the roof terrace), Healthshield cashback plan, season ticket loans and more…

  • Excellent support and development starting with a thorough induction scheme, a bespoke training package, regular annual appraisals and reward schemes


The Role

As a Medical Writer you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering high quality written work in line with client objectives

  • Writing CPD articles, slide sets, clinical papers, training modules, advisory board reports, review articles, manuscripts, and other clinical based written materials

  • Meeting deadline and budgets

  • Working as part of the team to achieve objectives



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

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience within a Medical Writing capacity

  • Experience working in a medical communications agency setting

  • The ability to and desire to quickly learn new therapy areas

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy


What should you do next?

This Medical Writer / Scientific Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to join a vibrant, innovative agency with an exciting future. 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.

Who is your biggest idol / inspiration and why?

My Dad, due to his ambition and credibility in his industry.

What is your greatest fear?


You’re stranded on a desert island – what one thing could you not live without?

Hot chocolate


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