Medical Writer

Medical Writer

Job Title: Medical Writer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £ Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-17
Reference: 16065a SM
Contact Name: Sarah Memery
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2019 16:57

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.