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Medical Writer (Any Level)

£reflective of level | North West, Cheshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:888326

The Role

Medical Writer (Any Level) - Med Comms - Greater Manchester / Cheshire - £reflective of level

After several new business wins and an incredibly successful 2018, this is an exciting time to join this south Manchester based medical communications agency as they expand their teams across the business. We will consider experienced Medical Writers at any level from a Medical Communications agency background, Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer or Principal Medical Writer.


The Company

Independently owned, 30-person company, offering a highly varied workload and the opportunity to gain exposure in areas of interest. Working across a variety of therapy areas, mainly rare diseases but also Ophthalmology, Gastrointestinal, hepatology, Infectious Diseases - Vaccines, Neurology - pain management, CNS products, CV products, Antimicrobial resistance and Antibiotics

  • Opportunities to work across a number of deliverables including slide kits, training materials, monographs, manuscripts, commercial work, patient leaflets, client strategy workshops, message development, competitor analysis, ad boards, investigator meetings and publications (approx. 20% of the work)

  • Company benefits including 25 days annual leave, plus your birthday off, time in lieu, matched pension scheme up to 5%, free onsite parking, company bonus

  • Promotion based on performance, regular salary reviews, constant support from the wider team and management, and the opportunity to work in areas which really interest you - the benefits of working for a smaller company who really do value their employees have had a large focus on resource management to ensure no one is overworked


The Role

As the Medical Writer, you will have a varied role, but your main responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the production of high-quality scientific and educational materials

  • Assist clients in fulfilling their communications objectives, including client liaising when required

  • Writing and managing projects across a range of therapy areas and deliverables, as listed in the company information above

  • Mentoring more junior team members



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

  • Experience working within a medical communications agency for a minimum of 18 months is essential

  • Currently working at either Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer or Principal Medical Writer level

  • Life sciences degree as a minimum, MSc or PhD preferred

  • Excellent project, time and organisation management skills

  • A team work mentality


What should you do next?

This Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for a company who are hugely successful in what they do, offer a nurturing supportive environment where work life balance is important and they offer the opportunity to work in areas which you have a specific interest in. 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 do you work in?
I work within the Healthcare Communications team. 

Which area do you specialise in?
I specialise in Medical Communications roles. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
Speaking daily with clients and candidates keeps me on top of the latest industry trends and news, combined with regularly visiting relevant websites and reading articles.

What's your favourite film and why?
I absolutely love a good rom-com, my favourite would have to be The Holiday.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
Trackable GPS microchips for cats and dogs - how has this not been invented yet!?


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