Medical Writer

Full Time in Medical Writing
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Salary: £37,000.00 - £45,000.00 / Annually

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Job Description

Medical Writer

Manchester – hybrid (1 day on-site)

£37,000 – £45,000

My client is looking for an experienced Medical Writer join their growing team! They set up their Medical Education team to bring new energy to the sector. You will play a pivotal role in producing a diverse array of materials across various therapy areas, ensuring that both language and content are perfectly tailored to suit the intended audience. Your contributions will consistently be of the utmost quality, underpinned by scientific accuracy and in complete harmony with the associated brand. A significant portion of our work has a promotional aspect; therefore, prior experience in this domain would be highly advantageous

This position is client-facing, requiring your active involvement in briefing sessions and client meetings as necessary. Your ability to communicate effectively, manage client expectations, and deliver exceptional written content will be key to success in this role.


  • Use a range of resources to understand the underlying science and product strategy related to assigned projects
  • Have an appreciation of commercial context and be able, with guidance, to assimilate commercial information for assigned therapeutic areas
  • Structure and write straightforward documents (e.g. simple manuscripts, posters, abstracts, slide decks, websites, training programs, advisory board reports) and checks, and prepares reference packs
  • Use therapy area knowledge to ensure communication objectives are met on assigned projects (under supervision of senior editorial team)
  • Adapt writing style to suit different audiences (e.g. primary and secondary care physicians, nurses or patients) under the supervision of the senior team
  • Adhere to quality control processes, including: Accurate referencing, Data checking and Proofreading
  • Confidently liaise with clients with appropriate support from more senior team members and respond promptly to client requests
  • Actively contribute to assigned areas of proposal development and pitch activity
  • Actively participate in the briefing process for assigned work
  • Ensure clarity on timelines, deadlines, and the availability of key people (reviewers)
  • Prioritise workload accordingly and flag with account lead(s)/line manager at the earliest stage any potential barriers to successful project completion and suggest solutions
  • Play a pivotal role within the editorial team, always leading by example and demonstrating knowledge of good practice/industry guidelines
  • Participate in the execution of established editorial deliverables, and understand the importance of adhering to project schedules, budgets and briefs
  • Engage with every opportunity to establish an awareness of developments, innovations, and trends


  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in life sciences, medicine, pharmacy, or a related field. Possession of a PhD would be beneficial, though not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated capability to perform effectively under pressure as dictated by business exigencies.
  • Exceptional proficiency in written English, encompassing both vocabulary and grammar, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a heightened sense of awareness.
  • Outstanding IT proficiency, especially in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint. Experience in oncology and/or respiratory fields would be advantageous


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Generous Holiday Package
  • Career Progression Opportunities

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