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Senior Medical Editor - London

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency, Medical Education Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial, Medical Communication, Medical Information
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: £45k + benefits package
Location: London, North West, Home Counties, United Kingdom
Reference: CPLMR186

Our client, a global pharmaceutical and healthcare scientificcommunications agency, are now seeking a Medical Editor to join their team. Youwill report to the Editing Team Manager and are involved in the development ofhigh-quality medical communications materials.

Projects include a diverse range of materials: complex trainingprogrammes (educational slide sets and printed training manuals), meetingmaterials and signage, product monographs, scientific publications, websitesand apps.

You will uphold process and templates/styles throughout the project,responsible for maintaining standards of language, style and layout, workingwith other teams (Scientific/Creative/Digital) and Editorial colleagues toproduce accurate, consistent materials to time and specification.

Skills and abilities

·                    Excellent English language skills and ability to adapt editing style todifferent materials, target audiences and therapy areas

·                    Robust familiarity with Microsoft Office applications (particularly Wordand PowerPoint). Experience of working with templates and figure redrawing isbeneficial

·                    Adept at communicating clearly and working effectively, collaboratingwith colleagues and teams both in the same office and in other offices

·                    Experience of referencing software (e.g. Reference Manager, Endnote) andan understanding of databases is beneficial

Qualifications and experience

·                    Degree-educated in a science subject

·                    Medical communications agency experience strongly preferred

·                    2+ years of experience of medical editing and day-to-day involvementwith detailed QC checks


·                    Microsoft Office applications – primarily PowerPoint, Word

·                    BSI standard proofing marks

·                    Adobe Acrobat – electronic mark-up

·                    Referencing software experience useful


Benefits include bespoke training programme to support careerdevelopment and a competitive salary with annual bonus.



Posted: 23/10/2017 | NPJ Ref: 198518 | NPJ Original URL
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