Medical Communications

senior medical writer

The Senior Medical Writer will be responsible for working across several accounts and therapy areas. They will provide scientific input into the project strategy and develop engaging and accurate copy for selected healthcare communications projects covering scientific communications, brand communications and patient communications. These can range across a wide variety of media including, but not limited to, digital applications, web-based projects, print materials, internal communications, storyboards, slide decks and meeting materials.

The Senior Medical Writer will also be responsible for supporting junior members of the team, either through coaching or review of their work and providing constructive criticism. Finally, the senior medical writer will participate in proposals and pitches for their accounts and/or potential new clients in their key therapy areas.

Previous roles/experience would include:Medical Writer 

Usually reports into:Scientific Director or Editorial Team Lead

Sits within this team:Editorial or Medical Writing

Qualifications:PhD Minimum 

Salary band:£35,000 - £50,000 Basic Salary, Pension, Annual Leave, Gym membership, Cycle to work scheme

Related topics:Senior Medical Writer, Medical Communications, Healthcare Communications, MedComms, Medical Education, Medical Writing, Homeworking, Pharmaceuticals, Publications, Editorial, PhD, Communications, Science Writing


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