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Medical Writing Team Lead

£Generous Salary + Extensive Benefits | London |  Advertising & PR, Creative- Copy |  Permanent  | Ref:889209

The Role

Medical Writing Team Lead - Global Healthcare Agency - Central London - £Generous Salary Extensive Benefits

This is a rare opportunity for a Senior Medical Writer to join a highly successful and decorated healthcare agency in an exciting leadership role.


The Company

A hugely successful creative healthcare agency with a reputation for producing some of the best-known and award-winning work within healthcare communications. As Medical Writing Team Lead you will be joining an ideas-driven environment that oozes creativity, harnesses scientific rigor and believes in producing only the best work:

  • Collaborative working and an emphasis on sharing great ideas
  • Heavily invested training program to ensure your potential and future success
  • Regular work socials, outings and events!


The Role

The role of Medical Writing Team Lead is multi-faceted position incorporating a hands-on and nurturing management role to support your team whilst working closely with the team as a whole to oversee your key accounts and brands. You will work closely with the Head of Copy taking ownership of the wider team management and allowing them to take more of a strategic role:

  • Provides scientific and creative oversight for clients and accounts
  • Building strong relationships and working effectively with internal teams to ensure all copy needs are met
  • Proactively identifies team training, areas of improvement and long-term development



The role of Medical Writing Team Lead is an exciting opportunity to take on more responsibilities and develop your experience as a Senior Medical Writer. It is a crucial role to drive forward the success of the team. To be considered you should have:

  • 5 years Senior Medical Writing experience in a creative healthcare agency
  • Scientific degree or relevant work experience
  • Mentoring experience/ demonstrable leadership capability
  • Strong experience and knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and ABPI code of conduct
  • Excellent communication skills and a nurturing personality


What should you do next?

This Medical Writing Team Lead role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to combine your excellent Medical Writing skills with leadership qualities. 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.



Alice Smith

Which team do you work in?

Healthcare Communications

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in healthcare advertising and PR roles. 

On the Client Services side these roles include: Account Executive jobs, Account Manager jobs, Account Director jobs, Business Unit Director jobs, Client Services Director jobs and Managing Director positions.

On the Copy side these roles include: Medical Writer jobs, Creative Copywriter jobs, Deputy Head of Copy jobs, and Copy Team Lead positions.

And on the Creative side the roles I work across include: Artworker jobs, Designer jobs, Creative jobs, Art Director jobs, Social Media Specialist jobs, Communication Specialist jobs, PR Specialist jobs and Corporate Communications Director positions. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

Speaking to candidates and clients on a daily basis allows me to keep up-to-date with changes and news in my industry. I also find LinkedIn groups and professional journals are invaluable for keeping on top of industry topics. 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

Having studied art I like to think I look at things with a creative twist and have the ability to look beyond the obvious. This is helpful when it comes to guiding and advising candidates and clients to overcome potential problems and arrive at the best conclusion for all. 


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