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Medical Writer (II) - London/Brighton/Copenhagen

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: London, Denmark
Reference: MWIIAXON
Job Details:

Medical Writer(Internally know as Medical Writer II) 

The role

At AXON Communications we arelooking to add to our Editorial team with the addition of a proactive,dedicated and detail-oriented Medical Writer. You will have the opportunity tobuild up your experience gradually with our structured Medical Writing role, comprising3 stages (Medical Writer 1, 2, 3). This will give you the skills and experienceneeded to move into a Senior Medical Writer role, and feel comfortable in doingso. In this role, you will be given the opportunity to expand your mentoringskills by assisting in the review of junior team members’ work, as well asstarting to receive training in line management. The successful candidate couldbe based in London, Brighton or Copenhagen; each of these offices has seniorwriters who can support your development with AXON. 

Yourresponsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • The creation of a wide rangeof documents with minimal support

  • Reviewing and providingconstructive feedback on others’ written work

  • Presentation and basicfacilitation

  • Identifying and capitalisingon business opportunities

  • Establishing strong relationshipswith clients and opinion leaders

  • Analysing client needs andmanaging expectations

  • Adhering to budgets

In addition to yourresponsibilities of creating documents, reviewing projects and forming clientrelationships at AXON we actively encourage the team to be involved inactivities outside of their day-to-day work. Whether that’s being involved inour social, marketing or corporate social responsibility (CSR) Electives, orrunning training sessions on topics they have a personal interest in (somerecent examples include mindfulness and nutrition). We have a keen focus ontraining and development and as a rough guide, suggest employees aim tocomplete 37.5 hours of learning a year. Whether that be through online learning, classroom training, orattending external events, that’s one week a year dedicated to your development.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant writing experiencespent in a medical communications/pharmaceutical environment

  • Flawless attention todetail and excellent quality control skills

  • Broad knowledge of therapyareas (preferably in diabetes and/or oncology)

  • Ability to successfully manageclient relationships

  • A team focused mind-set

  • A drive to develop, as anindividual, and within a team

  • Strong scientificbackground, educated to a minimum degree level in life sciences (MSc/PhDadvantageous)


Please note that the successful candidatemust have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment.

Who we are

At AXON, we simplify complexinformation to improve outcomes in healthcare, bringing together the rightpeople with the right expertise to provide our clients with integrated,multichannel communications solutions. As an agency, we are passionate abouthealthcare communications and combine a personal touch with professionalism.Our expertise includes medical communications, public relations, clinical trialservices and market access communications/consultancy for pharmaceutical,biotech, medical device, animal health and functional food companies. AXON hasan international reach, with offices in London, Brighton, New York, Toronto,Copenhagen and Zug, and a worldwide affiliate network. Established in 2002,AXON is an AVENIR GLOBAL company.

Our benefit

As well as the basic salary,great social events and a culture of continual learning, our competitivebenefits package* includes:

  • 25 days’ holiday (with theability for it to rise to a maximum of 30 days alongside length of service)

  • 5% employer pensioncontribution

  • Private Medical insurance (foryou and your family)

  • Income Protection insurance

  • Life Assurance serviceinsurance at 4x your salary

  • Travel insurance (for you andyour family)

  • An annual ‘wellness’ benefitof £150 after one year’s service.

Paid sabbaticals after 5years’ service.

*Benefits are contingent onsuccessful completion of probation period.



Does this speak to your interests orexpertise? At AXON we are always keen to hear from passionate individuals whomight fit into our collaborative and creative London-based team (one of theUK’s Top 10 Best Workplaces in 2018).

Posted: 20/06/2019 | NPJ Ref: 237320 | NPJ Original URL
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