Medical Editor

Medical Editor

Job Title: Medical Editor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16065 ST
Contact Name: Sarah Memery
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2018 11:30

Job Description

Medical Editor

An experienced medical editor is required by award winning consultancy who are based within light and spacious offices that overlook the Thames in a leafy suburb, close to transport links into central London.  You could be joining a close-knit and high performing team with an absolute commitment to bringing about health and wellbeing through pioneering medical communication strategies.  Their business is flourishing and they are looking to add a motivated Medical Editor to the team who will be responsible for editing and proof-reading services for the teams over a range of medical education materials in both digital and print formats including slides, speaker briefs and materials to promote meetings.  You would be part of a team comprising of writers, editorial support, creatives and junior client services support.

Day to day responsibilities

• Undertake editing of projects to the highest standard, with limited supervision
• Proof-reads and edits the full range of project types that are undertaken
• Aware of the editorial style required and able to make documents adhere consistently to the required style
• Updates and maintains style sheets for different accounts
• Highlight areas where there is a need for greater clarity, so that any queries are clear to the writer and the client/author
• Strong eye for detail and ensures consistency within and between relevant documents
• Well versed in referencing scientific materials
• Liaise with clients or authors as required to progress activities
• Participate actively in development of the editorial team, supporting the implementation of processes and standards of work across account teams

The skills we are looking for include:

• Strong scientific background – science degree or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience
• Previous experience of working as an Editor in a Medical Communications agency or a scientific publishing environment
• Excellent copy editing and proof reading skills
• Attention to detail
• Team worker
• Microsoft Word, Adobe, PowerPoint Savvy – Experience using Veeva or Zinc is advantageous

A competitive salary with annual bonus, 25 days’ annual holiday, Private healthcare, Life assurance plus a range of other great benefits are on offer.  Interested? 

Please get in touch for more information.