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Medical Writer (Synergy Medical)

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: London
Reference: SMW
Job Details:

Medical Writer

We are full-service global medical communications agency, part of the DDB Health network. We combine scientific know how, strategic thinking and creativity with first class execution. The result? Extraordinary medical communications– extraordinary ideas that transform our clients’ world and help people lead healthier lives.

At Synergy every day is different, and that’s what we like about going to working at Synergy. One day we’re organising a huge educational event for hundreds of doctors and the next day we’re in workshops with clients aiding strategic planning for a brand launch. Our expertise means we work on a range of projects, from educational resources,animations and videos, online training programmes, big events, little events and everything in between.

Our core values are Curiosity, Camaraderie and Commitment, and we live by these every day. 

Overview of role:

Job Purpose:                         

The Medical Writer is to offer scientific, editorial and creative input into projects on a number of client accounts.

The Medical Writer will be part of a team that will assist with the development of client communication programmes for educational and promotional campaigns, with the key purpose being in the execution and management of the editorial processes. There is a requirement for previous editorial experience in a medical communications environment.

The Medical Writer will add value in terms of content, therapeutic expertise, literature awareness and data knowledge and understanding. They will deliver high quality materials ensuring creativity, scientific and editorial accuracy.

There is a requirement for significant editorial experience in medical communications working with leading pharmaceutical groups.


Key responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the delivery of projects for key client accounts, requiring excellence in terms of creativity, knowledge and guidance throughout the entire project process.
  • Assist in the development of briefs and project specifications for internal or freelance staff including writers, editors and designers.
  • Co-ordinate and manage print processes where applicable.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time.
  • Keep all project status sheets up-to-date, and communicate any changes that may have a bearing on the project specification to your Line Manager and/or Account Manager.
  • Write, review and edit/proofread copy to ensure a standard of excellence in meeting the brief provided by the client.
  • Ensure all copy is accurately referenced and adheres to client guidelines.
  • Ensure all outputs are scientifically accurate and meet industry compliance and Code of Practice requirements.
  • Keep up-to-date with data, new references and developments in the disease or drug area of responsibility, and ensure that all team members maintain an up-to-date understanding.

Posted: 28/08/2019 | NPJ Ref: 240893
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