A world famous communications giant, with a Medical Education bias based in Central London and Oxford is looking for a Principal Medical Writer to provide writing and editing expertise in various therapeutic areas for the publications of their pharmaceutical and healthcare clients. The role can be based in London or Oxford. This sector of the agency is very niche, but it's part of an international group with huge resource and expertise across the globe.
The position is a senior post within the business, where you will draft and finalise a wide variety of text material for publication in scientific journals or the company’s own publications. This work includes attendance at various scientific/medical meetings in the UK and abroad; conducting interviews with senior clinicians, researchers, scientists and pharmaceutical company personnel; producing texts from published research papers and other sources, and carrying out other writing / editorial duties.
You will also assist the client account teams by attending client meetings in the UK and abroad. You will need to have around 5-years’ + writing experience within an agency, or the pharma industry and you should have at least a life-science degree, but ideally a PhD.
- Management Skills