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Senior Medical Writer

£neg depending on experience | North West, Cheshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:890153

The Role

Senior Medical Writer - Medical Communications Agency - Cheshire - £neg depending on experience

Award winning Cheshire born agency, putting their employees at the heart of what they do.


The Company

  • Over 200 employees, based across six UK based sites with
  • Six dedicated teams with unique specialisms
  • 100 accounts including top pharma companies
  • Therapy areas: main area oncology, others include respiratory, cardiology, rare diseases
  • Offer lots of variety: publications, meetings and events, digital, market access and other global specialist projects
  • Flexible working around 10am-4pm plus two days a week homeworking
  • 33 days annual leave your birthday off


The Role

As a Senior Medical Writer your role will be varied, but in brief will involve:

  • Creating scientifically accurate copy on a range of deliverables to meet deadlines
  • Acting as the clients point of contact from an editorial perspective
  • Researching and quickly learning new therapy areas
  • Mentoring more junior writers, potential for line management responsibility



To be considered for this Cheshire based Senior Medical Writer opportunity you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of four years within Medical Writing (agency or pharma)
  • A life sciences degree, ideally MSc or PhD
  • Varied experience
  • And most importantly… a passion for science!


What should you do next?

This Senior Medical Writer job is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to develop your existing skillset working for a well-known, well-established medical communications 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.



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.


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