Medical Writer/Senior Medical Writer - Medical Communications

Fishawack Health

Knutsford, NW

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Knutsford, NW, UK
LOCATION
Knutsford, NW
POSTED
30+ days ago

Salary: £Competitive (dependent on experience) excellent benefits (pension, healthcare, life insurance, bonus etc.)

Location: London, Oxford, Knutsford, Brighton or Manchester. We will also consider remote based writers across the UK (depending on experience).

About the role

A Fishawack Medical Writer researches, writes, edits and prepares high-quality material for a variety of customised medical communications initiatives. A keen interest in medical science and writing, coupled with an ability to work to strict deadlines and specifications is essential.  In return, Fishawack will offer you excellent job benefits, on-going career opportunities and a supportive & flexible working environment.

Who are Fishawack Health? 

Fishawack Health is the leading global commercialization partner for the modern life science era. Established in 2001 and headquartered in the UK, the organization is powered by a 1,300 globe-spanning pack of strategic, creative, and scientific experts. We empower healthcare professionals and patients with the knowledge they need to live better lives.

Our core operating units—Medical, Marketing, Market Access, and Consulting—bring together best-in-class capabilities from around the world. We empower our pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical technology clients to navigate the most complex of ecosystems, helping them on an effective path to develop, launch, and grow their brands, services, and portfolios. 

Our internationally recognized, award-winning teams collaborate across operations in the UK (Brighton, Fleet, London, Knutsford, Manchester, Oxford, and Sale), Ireland (Dublin), USA (Chicago, Evansville, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, Scottsdale, and St. Louis), Greece (Athens), and Singapore.

Main responsibilities

 As a Medical Writer you will be responsible for developing and delivering original, accurate, high-quality content (manuscripts, slides, and other editorial assignments) within the project specifications, timeline, and budget. This will involve:

  • Liaising with clients, authors and colleagues to progress projects effectively,
  • Attending congresses, symposia and advisory board meetings as required and liaising with speakers and clients
  • Providing input on project specifications, costings and schedules, working with the internal account team to ensure projects are delivered to time and budget
  • Providing good briefings to colleagues and freelancers
  • Actively participating in account development meetings to grow repeat business
  • Mentoring new writers (depending on individual, level of experience and opportunity)

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences required; post-graduate qualification e.g. MSc, MPhil or PhD an advantage
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proficiency in Internet and PubMed searches
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a team

What we offer 

We offer a creative, supportive environment with a uniquely diverse career structure, where you will be able to develop and tailor your career towards your preferred route. Our Fuel50 talent experience platform will enable you to pick and map a career journey across the organisation, providing you with the option to progress within different areas of your team or beyond. Our Pack Academy provides a broad range of training delivered live and on-demand, which supplements on-the-job training and project team-led initiatives. We also offer a generous company pension, private medical insurance, various employee wellbeing initiatives, plus many other excellent employee benefits.

Reasonable adjustments

We'll consider any reasonable adjustments you'd like us to put in place in the interests of fairness and equal opportunities. 

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