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Medical Writer

£Competitive Salary | London, North West |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889665

The Role

Medical Writer - Industry Leading, Independent Med Comms Agency - Manchester or London - £Competitive Salary

This well known, highly respected, independent, medical communications agency is in need of Medical Writers to join their team due to continued growth. This agency is well known for being highly scientific, whilst still having a vibrant atmosphere and a fantastic social side.


The Company

This company is industry leading in so many areas, they work on a huge range of innovative projects, have an incredible company culture, industry leading benefits and incredible progression opportunities. This agency offers:

  • Online performance management system offering clear progression route and opportunities.
  • Digital learning and development calendar where you can book onto training sessions with a designated Learning and Development division.
  • Incredibly supportive and friendly agency with a family feel.
  • Wellness week with various workshops, free breakfast, Friday drinks, pizza days, agency get-togethers, and many other social activities.
  • Large agency made up of several smaller agencies who specialise in varying areas. All agencies still work together very collaboratively.


The Role

One aspect which truly sets this agency apart is their emphasis on putting writers in control of the projects they get to work on. One of the key questions they ask in interview is for candidates to describe their ideal role. From this they truly do try to tailor to candidates' preferences to offer them their ideal opportunity.

  • Be part of a talented and rapidly growing team, working closely with a Strategy Director, Scientific Director and Medical Director.
  • Expand your experience on a wide range of Medical Affairs and Commercial projects, including events, internal training, medical education and promotional materials.
  • Work in partnership with Client Services colleagues, collaborate with clients who love us to have ideas, share opinions, and help shape programmes.
  • Be client facing and build relationships with key clients and external experts
  • Go onsite to deliver projects like congress coverage, ad boards, symposia and internal events



To apply for this Medical Writer opportunity our client was hoping for candidate with the following skills and experiences:

  • A degree in the life sciences, ideally with a MSc or PhD.
  • At least a year's medical communications agency experience.
  • A high standard of written and verbal communication and a keen eye for detail.
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a collaborative team.
  • A passion for the healthcare industry.


What should you do next?

This Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work in an industry leading agency, working at the forefront of healthcare advancements. 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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