We’re recruiting a senior/principal medical writer

EDGE are expanding, and would like to identify a professional, creative and committed individual to join our UK team.  This is a unique opportunity to join us as we grow. 

We operate within a flexible working environment where staff satisfaction and work-life balance are important company values.  We nurture our team, working from integrated offices in the UK and Australia, to learn and grow with the business as we seek to communicate evidence and change clinical practice.  We are looking for a full-time employee, but can be flexible about part-time working options for the right applicant(s), so please come and talk to us if you meet our requirements!

Do you have a post-graduate qualification (preferably PhD) in biomedical science, pharmacy, or medicine?

Do you have at least 3 years’ of commercial medical writing experience (ideally writing in a medical communications agency setting)?

If so, do you fancy a change? 

As well as the right qualifications for this role you must have impeccable written English, and meticulous attention to detail to produce high quality medical writing and communications for various end use purposes.  You will liaise directly with clients, and work on projects to deliver quality work on time and within budget.

You will also have the skills and experience to write medical content in a multimedia capacity e.g. video, interactive, e-learning, websites, and to write for successful search engine ranking/SEO.  This will entail being able to interpret and present scientific/clinical data and other complex information in a clear, concise and accurate format for varied audiences, which should be a natural result of your understanding and keen interest in the development of pharmaceutical products.

EDGE is a medical writing and design agency built on a philosophy that communicating evidence though high-quality medical writing coupled with design changes clinical practice for the better.  Partnership is at the heart of how we work at Edge Medical Communications.  We work hard to be knowledgeable, professional, and extremely responsive to our clients.  As a company we take pride in the high-quality services and solutions we provide our clients, and expect all team members to follow that ethos.    

“We know we love communicating medicine. But our passion runs deeper than that; we want to partner with our clients to create innovative and effective education and communication materials that advance clinical practice.”

Elizabeth Rapley, Managing Director

Between £50,000-£80,000 p.a. depending on experience, + Benefits

Office-based in Dorking, Surrey, or York, North Yorkshire, or Home-based within the UK. 

This role requires occasional travel to attend client meetings.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to liz@madebyedge.com

ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO LIVE AND WORK IN THE UK.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES OR HEADHUNTERS THANK YOU.

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