Senior/Medical Writer

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/9/2021 4:44 AM)
ID
2021-4603
# of Openings
1
Position Function
Marketing

Overview

The Team

 

Comprised of specialised account handlers and medical writers, the Medical Education team manages a variety of science-based educational projects targeted at physicians and internal audiences on behalf of global pharmaceutical companies.

 

As a result of our team’s continued success, we are looking for an additional Senior Medical Writer to work on a variety of editorial projects to support pipeline and licensed prescription products. 

 

We manage the global publication plans to support are range of products that are licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Our work involves planning, developing, tracking and managing the review process for abstracts and presentations for medical congresses and manuscripts for peer-reviewed medical journals.

 

We also manage both the global and US publication plans to support the treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive and ultimately fatal disease of the lungs that occurs mainly in elderly ex-smokers. This involves planning, developing, tracking and managing the review process for abstracts and presentations for medical congresses and manuscripts for peer-reviewed medical journals. In addition, we organise educational events for physicians (both satellite symposia at medical congresses and stand-alone meetings) and deliver a modular e-learning programme for staff working on the product.   

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drafting, editing and referencing scientific/medical peer review publications (e.g. abstracts, posters, oral presentations, primary manuscripts on pre-clinical and Phase I-III data, reviews, book chapters) in line with guidance from authors
  • Attaining and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of therapeutic areas and products of relevance to client accounts
  • Checking and editing documents provided by other writers to ensure accuracy
  • Managing approval of publications in line with client’s working practices and international guidelines
  • Incorporating comments and answering queries on publications from authors and company reviewers
  • Developing speaker briefs and slides for satellite symposia, stand-alone physicians meetings, and on-line physician education activities 
  • Publications planning, including gap analyses and needs assessments, development of scientific platforms and messages, and proposing content and target congresses/journals for publications
  • Managing multiple editorial projects to deadlines and keeping tracking documents up to date

 

 

Experience Required:

 

Senior Medical Writer

  • Candidates must hold a Science degree, ideally in the biological sciences.
  • Minimum experience: 3 years as a writer in an agency, including work on manuscripts or review articles.
  • Must have excellent expertise in understanding and communicating scientific information in prose and PowerPoint.
  • Must be seeking a role that is predominantly writing (not editing).
  • 100% remote working feasible
  • Would suit those looking for 4-5 days p/week

 

Medical Writer

  • Candidates must hold a Science degree, ideally in the biological sciences.
  • Minimum experience: 12 months as a writer in an agency, including work on manuscripts or review articles.
  • Must have excellent expertise in understanding and communicating scientific information in PowerPoint.
  • Would need to be based in the office at least 3 days p/week (once office open)
  • 5 days p/week

 

 

Why FleishmanHillard?

 

Awarded Gold in PR Week’s Best Places to Work (2020), we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for everyone. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. Do let us know if you need any adjustments made during the interview process. 

 

Your individual strengths, passions and ambitions are what make FH an incredible agency, so our employee benefits are built to support this.  Check us out on Insta to see what we've been up to recently. 

 

FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We have been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for six years running; and among our firm’s award-winning work we’ve taken home 5 Lions in the past two years at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity.  We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, and in our 70th year, we’ve initiated a worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. 

 

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