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Senior Medical Writer

£35k - £50k + benefits | North West, Cheshire, Greater Manchester |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:889561

The Role

Senior Medical Writer, e-Learning and Engagement - Medical Communication agency - Manchester - £35k - £50k + benefits

The company everyone wants to work for! Outstanding industry reputation with a lively, bold and passionate dedicated Medical Education team!


The Company

A 50-person specialist Scientific e-Learning and HCP Engagement agency, with teams in the US and the UK:

  • MODERN - Based in quirky, modern offices in a trendy area of central Manchester
  • TEAM - Have a real team focus, fun and vibrant culture where everyone supports each other regardless of seniority and position
  • BENEFITS - Offer benefits including: Private medical, life insurance, free eye tests, 25 days annual 1 extra day for special occasions, enhanced maternity/paternity pay, pension scheme, income protection, assistance programme, flexible working (homeworking or adjusted working pattern), long service awards, season ticket loans and more!
  • TRAINING - Run a dedicated training academy with a variety of workshops covering different topics
  • SOCIAL - Socially there is always lots going on including monthly drinks & nibbles, weekly free breakfast get-together


The Role

This Senior Medical Writer will sit between the UK and US teams, and you will be responsible for:

  • Writing medical/scientific content to educate both healthcare professionals and patients
  • Specialising in the areas of training programmes, eLearning (film, infographics, virtual training, live experiences), medical affairs, live events and patient engagement
  • Working across therapy areas including Oncology and Respiratory
  • Mentoring junior writers with the potential for line management once settled in



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

  • A minimum of three years medical writing experience
  • Experience working for a medical communications / medical education agency
  • Experience writing scientific training / learning materials is essential
  • Some Oncology experience highly beneficial


What should you do next?

Please apply for an initial, informal call to discuss the company and this Senior Medical Writer opportunity in more detail to see if it is a good match for you. Your details won't be shared with the client without your consent.

This Senior Medical Writer role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work for this booming agency in a highly specialised area.

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.



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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