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Medical Writer - Manchester, Macclesfield or Glasgow - CMC

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: North West, Scotland (Central)
Reference: CMCLTD/MW/1628

CMC is a leading global medical communications agency established 25 years ago, and is part of McCann Complete Medical. We have offices in Macclesfield and Glasgow in the UK, and Hackensack, NJ and San Francisco, CA in the USA. We work on some of the most innovative global healthcare products from early development through to post-launch, and we are extremely proud of the work we produce for our clients through our talented individuals and hardworking, high-energy, collaborative teams.

Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for experienced Medical Writers/Senior Medical Writers to join either our Manchester, Macclesfield or Glasgow office and work on a variety of medical communications materials, from print and online media, spanning publications to international scientific meetings of all types.

In this role you will:
  •  Strive to achieve editorial excellence, producing clear, accurate, grammatically correct and creative written work on a variety of  therapeutic areas appropriate to the project brief
  •  Produce the full range of written communications items in accordance with the needs of the client, the target audience and publication medium, and with appropriate design content and digital functionality
  •  Proactively contribute creative ideas, concepts or suggestions to provide added value to projects
  •  Effectively brief members of project teams, including on time allocations, target audiences and the client’s key communication points
  •  Lead specific projects, providing guidance to team members on client and project issues
  •  Actively contribute to client/opinion leader meetings and facilitate these meetings as required
  •  Monitor project costs against agreed budgets and notify Account Managers of any changes to specification.

Applicants must have a life sciences degree (preferably a PhD) and previous writing experience. A proven track record in medical communications is essential, along with the ability to co-ordinate the delivery of editorial projects and to provide scientific excellence across a number of accounts and therapy areas.

We are looking for someone who is:
  •  Inquisitive
  •  Enthusiastic
  •  Organised
  •  Detail-orientated
  •  Responsive and quick thinking
  •  Confident with verbal communication.

Our Offerings

We offer careers, not just jobs, continuously fulfilling our commitment to invest in our team members and meet their professional development ambitions. We build roles around the strengths and aspirations of our staff and in doing so have become an employer of choice for over 130 employees worldwide.
The variety of clients with whom we work allows our staff to broaden their experience through multiple exciting project types. We are exceptionally proud of our company culture; we support and respect our team members, offer great work-life balance solutions and empower individuals to learn, grow and develop, all in a free-thinking environment where innovation and new ideas are encouraged and embraced.

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, and provide long-term career choice and development that supports and encourages our editorial staff to progress their medical writing career. Our highly skilled teams reflect our continuing commitment to being an employer of choice as well as a provider of choice.

Posted: 21/06/2017 | NPJ Ref: 188253 | NPJ Original URL
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