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Editorial Assistant - Nucleus Global - Manchester

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial, Scientific Support, Media and Communications, Medical Communication
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: Midlands (West), United Kingdom
Reference: 2452

Are you looking to advance your career?  Do you want to be part of a dynamic medical communications agency within a global healthcare organisation? If so we would love to hear from you….

SciMentum is a full-service medical communications agency with teams in Europe and the United States which deliver a range of scientifically accurate, clinically relevant, and visually engaging communications that use traditional and new-media channels. Our clients are some of the leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the world and we enable them to engage with healthcare professionals. SciMentum’s experience covers all phases of the pharmaceutical lifecycle and our capabilities span the spectrum of medical communications services.

Our success has led to continued expansion of our accounts. We are now looking for a talented and enthusiastic Editorial Assistant to join our team in Manchester. This is your opportunity to work in a fast-paced and varied role as well as having the opportunity to work with a large team and across internal departments.


  • Proofread, edit, style, format and prepare medical communications materials in line with brief, style guidelines or journal/congress requirements.
  • Supporting account team colleagues, you will accurately check materials in a variety of formats for grammar, style/format and layout consistency.
  • Responsible for maintaining in-house reference libraries, document review and approval systems and sourcing reference materials and copyright permissions.
  • You will also liaise and collaborate closely with other internal departments and external service providers to optimise working practices and facilitate the timely delivery of projects to quality standards.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience of providing editorial/copy-editing support, preferably within a medical communications or publishing/legal environment.
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail experience.
  • Experience of editing and formatting a range of deliverables.
  • An educational background in science or experience within the scientific field, although this is not a prerequisite.
  • Proven project management experience, with the ability to multi task.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we are known for our friendly and informal working environment. We are committed to developing individuals to their full potential. There are excellent opportunities for career and personal development, including opportunities to transfer your skills to our other offices around the world.

Overview of the company:

Nucleus Global is a leading independent healthcare communications group with approximately 650+ employees around the globe. Nucleus Global includes the medical communications agencies MediTech Media™, Health Interactions, Articulate Science, Clinical Thinking and Scientific Pathways, in addition to International Medical Press, a provider of independent and continuing medical education programmes. Our clients are top global pharmaceutical companies, scientific societies and non-governmental organisations.

Nucleus Global is not accepting unsolicited CV''s from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all CV''s submitted by search firms to any employee of Nucleus Global and its affiliated companies via email, the Internet or in any form — without a current signed fee agreement for that position (as authorised by the Recruitment Manager) — will be deemed the sole property of Nucleus Global, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 21/09/2017 | NPJ Ref: 195271 | NPJ Original URL
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