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Medical Writer - London - DDB Remedy

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: London
Reference: Med-Wri
Job Details:
Reports To: Senior Medical Writer / Associate Creative Director

Position Summary: The Medical Writer’s main function is to produce outstanding, medically accurate, technical campaign materials, which reflects the client’s brand strategy and answers the brief.

Key Capabilities:
  • Delivers copy to a high standard of medical accuracy
  • Always delivers ‘great stuff’
  • Always approachable
  • Ability to manage pressure and deadlines
  • Develops strong relationships
  • Keeps up-to-date on brand related scientific areas
  • Produce ‘great stuff’
  • Demonstrates teamwork at all times
  • Understands our work, our Network and our Clients

Produce ‘great stuff’
  • Write scientifically accurate, grammatically correct copy to a deadline
  • Manage numerous projects in a timely manner
  • Display good understanding of client’s goals, disease area, brands (including brand strategy), processes and the pharmaceutical industry (codes of practice, regulation)
  • Understand the audience and requirements of each project and adapt the writing style, tone, and “voice” of the work as required
  • Able to explain scientific concepts to colleagues
  • Able to create a brand story beyond the clinical data
  • Interested to keep learning and developing therapy area knowledge
  • Upload copy via Zinc
  • Create Reference Packs for Clients accurately and promptly
Demonstrates teamwork at all times
  • Work effectively with the brand team including Art Directors, Designers, Copywriters, Account Handling and clients
  • Always follows the Agency Standard Operating Procedure
  • Present early concept development to senior team member
  • Mentor / Buddy junior writers and new team members
  • Ensure a full understanding of what is required before starting work, asking questions and challenging team members where necessary
Understands our work, our Network and our Clients
  • Understands the client (and the facts and context surrounding them), the product facts, the legal liability (what we can/can’t say in communication); and the competitive landscape
  • Has thorough knowledge and understanding of agency processes and the time required to complete each stage
  • Presents work professionally to clients
  • Support the wider team on prospecting pitches
  • Acts as an advocate and supporter of DDB Remedy in all interactions with the client or external suppliers
Position Requirements

  • Demonstrates passion for creativity and ideas
  • Creatively thinks about the client’s business and demonstrates initiate to identify new business opportunities
  • Demonstrates ability to work with an Art Director/Designer effectively
  • Seeks ways and offers solutions to improve agency processes and ways of working
  • Is able to think through client’s business problems and identify or create solutions
  • Remains calm under pressure, does not pass stress on to co-workers
  • Is solution-orientated and focused on successful results; sees challenges as opportunities
  • Has strong time management skills and knows how to prioritise tasks efficiently
  • Always follows the Agency Standard Operating Procedure
  • Has a high degree of accuracy and reliability with everything they do
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with clients and agency counterparts; has earned their trust and respect
  • Regularly engages with the agency team, management, and client partners to ensure ongoing communication of client needs and concerns
  • Contributes to creating an inclusive and inspiring environment
  • Presents work professionally to clients
  • Acts as an ambassador for DDB and its culture in and outside the Agency
Knowledge and Skills
  • Has a solid understanding of their clients business, brands and category
  • Has an understanding of processes and tools that make the team more effective
  • Shows an understanding of all communication materials and purpose
  • Motivated to always continue learning and sharing knowledge
  • Excellent writing, proof reading and QC skills
Qualifications and Skills

  • Science Graduate or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent understanding of relevant UK and International code – eg ABPI
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Produce grammatically correct work
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent proof-reading skills
  • Confident presenter
  • Can handle and act upon constructive feedback
  • Can work to deadline

Posted: 08/04/2021 | NPJ Ref: 268874
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