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Senior Medical Copywriter (Advertising)

c£50K + Extensive Benefits & Development | North West, Greater Manchester |  Advertising & PR, Creative- Copy |  Permanent  | Ref:889541

The Role

Senior Medical Copywriter (Advertising) - Global Healthcare Communications Agency - Manchester - c£50K + Extensive Benefits & Development 

Are you looking for an opportunity to put your skills to the test working on award-winning comms agency in the heart of Manchester? This agency is offering more than just another 9-5, with the chance to work on some of the biggest pharmaceutical advances with the biggest benefits package in the industry.


The Company

This 350-person strong medical communications agency, based in Manchester City Centre have experienced another fantastic year and are adding to four of their teams with additional Senior Medical Copywriters:

  • Reward your hard work with a huge list of amazing perks such as: all expenses paid holidays, free breakfast, annual parties and award ceremonies, Friday drinks, many social events and lots more!
  • Offices within a short walk of Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road train stations
  • Have a great reputation with well-established relationships with major pharma companies, running significant sized accounts
  • Have a relaxed culture, with casual dress code and dogs in the office
  • Offer fantastic progression opportunities either upwards or across into a different team if you fancy a change. There are also annual salary reviews
  • Substantial benefits including: bonus scheme, season ticket loans, enhanced maternity/paternity, healthcare, sabbatical opportunities, pension scheme, increasing holiday allowance and the opportunity to buy 10 additional days.
  • Softer benefits include: Monday breakfast club, weekly fruit, coffee machines, free eye tests, yoga sessions weekly, meditation sessions, running club, football club, early finish Fridays during summer months and late start Mondays during the winter, manager awards such as spa days, hotel stay, meals out, football tickets etc.


The Role

As a Senior Medical Copywriter, you will be responsible for responding to a wide-range of client briefs and working alongside the account handling team to deliver engaging and thought-provoking content across multiple channels:

  • Producing innovative, world class content for revolutionary, first in class pharmaceutical products
  • Working collaboratively with internal teams including Account Management and Creative
  • Mentoring / line managing Medical Writers and Associate Medical Writers
  • Assisting department lead with workload forecasting and resourcing



To be successful in joining this amazing, forward thinking agency as a Senior Medical Copywriter you will need to demonstrate:

  • Ambition and drive, eager to motivate and lead your team and provide high quality copy
  • Medical Writing experience in a med comms agency
  • Ability to quickly learn new therapy areas
  • In-depth scientific understanding across multiple therapeutic areas and indications


What should you do next?

These Senior Medical Copywriter opportunities won't be around for long, so please apply ASAP with your CV and I will give you a call to discuss the client and vacancies in more detail to see which option is the best fit for you.

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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