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(Senior) Copy Editor

Up to £35k DoE | Cheshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889630

The Role

(Senior) Copy Editor - Medical Communications Agency - Macclesfield - Up to £35k DoE

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Medical Editor/ Editorial Assistant to join an international, independent agency driving continuous improvement in healthcare standards and outcomes through inspirational scientific communications.

 

The Company

This agency has so much to offer, here is just a small snapshot:

  • INDEPENDENT - meaning they have full control over the business with the ability to adapt and grow in line with their ethical values
  • SCIENCE - be part of a hugely successful team creating the highest standard of scientific communications
  • PERKS - not only does this agency provide a true work/life balance, they also offer a range of perks such as onsite mindfulness, yoga and Pilates sessions, flexible working, weekly Fika sessions, chillout room with table football, kitchen with seating area
  • BENEFITS - annual bonus, pension scheme with 5% company contributions, healthcare cash back plan for employee and children, private healthcare, 25 days annual leave
  • DEVELOPMENT - whether you are ambitious looking for quick progression, or happy to produce your best work at your current level, this agency accommodates for both with ongoing support and training (internal and external)

 

The Role

This role involves being responsible for providing scientific editorial support for assigned accounts, working closely with the medical writing, studio and client services functions to plan and manage work.

  • Editing a wide range of medical communications scientific content including publications, abstracts and posters across almost all therapy areas.
  • Accurate referencing.
  • Communicating effectively to provide diplomatic and constructive comments to writers
  • Prioritising workload when faced with competing needs.

 

You

To apply for this role as a (Senior) Copy Editor, our client was hoping for candidates with the following skills and responsibilities.

  • A proven track record of editing in a medical communications agency, or other biological sciences environment.
  • Excellent command of English language and attention to detail.
  • A biological sciences degree would be desirable.
  • A knowledge of industry guidelines.
  • Interest and learning and progression within medical communications.

 

What should you do next?

This Copy Editor role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to assist in producing high quality scientific communications as part of a supportive team. 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.

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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