Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writer – Basingstoke, Hampshire

Salary DOE plus benefits

Most of the team are based at our client’s office in Basingstoke, but they are happy to accommodate agile working and offer work from home 5 days a week to those that require due to location.

  • Do you have approximately 5 years’ experience working as a healthcare writer within healthcare advertising?
  • Do you have promotional medical copywriting experience which is a must?
  • Are you looking for a new challenge in a growing team?

About our Client

We are working for a global hybrid agency who produce content, collateral, and campaigns expertly from concept to delivery for their extensive B2B and B2C client base.  They work with some of the biggest global brands and they are now looking for a Senior Medical Writer to join their Healthcare team.

Job Description

Our client has been ranked the Number 1 Independent Healthcare Agency, so the Senior Medical Writer is a key part of the Healthcare team.  You will own the largest Healthcare account within the business from a copy / scientific point of view - not only writing; but seeing projects all the way through to production liaising with designers, artworkers, and developers to deliver a final product.

What You'll Bring:

The successful applicant will:

  • Have an interest and preliminary experience working with Art Directors and Designers to craft messaging and concepts
  • Have an interest in the strategic take on all projects, aiming to learn more and drive future creative development
  • Be comfortable translating science into stories that make an impact
  • Have excellent written English (vocabulary and grammar) and attention to detail
  • Be able to write across a variety of projects including detail aids (printed and digital), leave pieces, mailers, websites, training materials, etc.
  • Be confident presenting to clients and briefing account teams and other creatives on therapy areas
  • Collaborate successfully right across the agency to enable the best possible work
  • Be comfortable and have compelling presentation of work, both internally and to clients
  • Have the flexibility to work across a wide range of therapy areas and platforms
  • Have the appetite to put your hand up and get involved
  • Have the ability to work hand-in-glove with client services to deliver creative, clinically robust comms
  • Write clear, succinct, persuasive copy
  • Be skilled in switching tone of voice
  • Have experience and understanding of how to deliver comms in our modern omni-channel world, both physical and digital
  • Have generosity of spirit, an open nature and the diplomacy to challenge effectively

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have approximately 5 years’ experience working as a healthcare writer within healthcare advertising and be comfortable developing and maintain client relationships
  • Promotional medical copywriting experience is a must
  • Have a desire to make an account your own—suggesting ways to improve and do things differently as well as experience working autonomously to deliver multiple projects
  • Have very good proficiency using Zinc and Veeva platforms
  • Be comfortable working in a challenging and changing environment
  • Enjoy working closely with client service teams to deliver a range of projects
  • Have the ability to create original copy from a range of briefs
  • Have the ability to work accurately under pressure and meet timelines
  • Have the ability to take direction
  • Have a flexible attitude to multi-tasking
  • Have a growing portfolio of copywriting work across therapy areas and platforms
  • Some experience pitching is desired

Successful Candidate

You will own the largest Healthcare account within the business from a copy / scientific point of view - not only writing; but seeing projects all the way through to production liaising with designers, artworkers, and developers to deliver a final product.

What's on Offer

  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays (option to buy up to 5 further days)
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Remote work ongoingly available

Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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Job Title:
Senior Medical Writer
Location:
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
DOE plus benefits
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