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Medical Writer

£Competitive DoE | North West, Greater Manchester |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889565

The Role

Medical Writer - Passionate and highly scientific medical communications agency - Central Manchester - £Competitive DoE

*This company is looking to interview asap, with interviews and the onboarding process conducted remotely*

 

The Company

This independent, collaborative agency is based in modern central Manchester offices. This company has around 40 permanent team members split across two offices, and work across a wide range of innovative projects.

  • This agency works across the full range of medical communications deliverables, including meeting, events, digital, interactive databases, apps, websites and some manuscripts.

  • The therapy areas this agency works across include haematology, gene therapy, immunology, neurology and cardiology. This agency is known for being highly scientific.

  • This agency is close-knit and has a great social side, they have monthly drinks in Manchester, pub lunches, potluck themed lunches and annual offsite while company meetings and activities.

  • This agency is recognised for its fantastic client retention rates, they still work with many of the same clients as when they opened 15 years ago.

  • This agency has industry leading benefits, encourages a healthy work life balance, and is happy for team members to do some homeworking.

 

The Role

This agency is in need of experienced writers, they are recruiting at either Medical Writer or Senior Medical Writer level depending on experience. This role will involve the following key responsibilities:

  • Produce a range of written communications items in accordance with the needs of the client, target audience, target publication medium, and level of design/creativity

  • Understand the project brief and work within the project specifications, budgeted hours and agreed deadlines.

  • Produce clear, accurate, grammatically correct and creative written work on a variety of therapeutic areas and ensure a marked-up reference pack is prepared for each project.

  • Record project milestones and any deviations from the project specifications in the project log.

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, KOLs and colleagues through effective communication.

 

You

To apply for this (Senior) Medical Writer role our client was hoping for candidates with the following skills and experiences:

  • At least 1 years' experience working in a medical communications agency (ideally around 3 years' experience for Senior).

  • A degree in the life sciences, ideally a higher degree.

  • An understanding of a wide range of therapy areas and experience producing a range of deliverables.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong teamwork abilities and to enjoy working in an innovative and collaborative environment.

 

What should you do next?

This (Senior) Medical Wrier role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work as part of a close-knit team, creating a range of impactful communication projects to aid pharmaceutical clients to engage with healthcare professionals. 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.

Consultant

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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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