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Senior Medical Writer - Edelman UK

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Location: London
Reference: sen-med-wri
Job Details:

The Senior Medical Writer will lead 2 mid-sized editorial accounts or 1 large sized account, acting as key contact for editorial programmes and projects. They will be responsible for mentoring or line managing (as appropriate) junior medical writers/medical writers/editors. 
They will be required to be well-organised, able to multitask, and priorities projects as well as identify additional resourcing requirements as appropriate. As a writer they will have excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. 
What you will do:
  • Lead mid-sized, established long term BioScience Communications client accounts from an editorial and scientific standpoint, with minimal supervision from the senior editorial team 
  • Act as Scientific Consultant to both the client and to the internal BioScience team 
  • With the senior editorial team, develop strategy and overall vision for number of editorial programmes and projects 
  • Identification and management of issues that could damage client relationships or affect outcome of projects and develop and implement solutions to overcome problems 
  • Production of scientific communication materials including journal manuscripts,slide kits, abstracts, posters, monographs, training materials, patient booklets,website content and conference/meeting materials that meet client needs/expectations. 
  • Consistent application of industry regulations and guidelines; being an advocate for good publications practice 
  • Attend and lead the editorial aspect of scientific meetings as required 
  • Understand scientific and marketing environments of various therapeutic areas
  • Participate in new business development activities, including pitches 
  • Identification and driving of organic growth on existing accounts 
What you need to have:
  • Life sciences degree, preferably a higher degree 
  • Established knowledge across multiple therapy and medical education areas 
  • Demonstrated experience in producing a wide range of editorial materials such as journal manuscripts, slide kits, meeting materials, abstracts/posters and monographs 
  • Previous experience in applying industry regulations and guidelines 
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to manage and operate client accounts 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including solid interpersonal skills that enable positive influencing of others 
  • High level organisation skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise 
  • Experience of managing junior Medical Writers/Editors, and reviewing their documentation. 
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying new business opportunities for both new and existing clients 
  • Previous involvement in new business development or with an interest in being involved in the process 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Previous experience of referencing software such as Endnote or Reference Manager is desirable.

Posted: 06/03/2019 | NPJ Ref: 231434
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