Associate Medical Writer

Overview

Job Title

Associate Medical Writer

Type

Permanent (full-time)

Office

London Wall

Salary

Competitive

Due to continued growth within our medical writing team, there is an exciting opportunity to join the team as an associate medical writer. 

Role Responsibilities

  • To provide the scientific and medical support to ensure successful project delivery
  • To conduct independent research into therapy areas, products, congresses, experts and competitive landscapes
  • To work, under supervision, with the business development team to contribute to new business proposals
  • To develop and maintain professional relationships with financial supporters, clients and external opinion leaders, as required
  • To develop expertise and knowledge across a range of therapeutic areas 
  • To write high quality scientific content aimed at the appropriate level for target audiences
  • To develop a range of writing styles (e.g. scientific manuscripts, abstracts, PowerPoint slides, meeting reports, newsletters, educational materials, websites, marketing materials, patient education materials)
  • To attend and report on conferences and external meetings, as required
  • To ensure high standards and scientific accuracy are maintained for all written materials
  • To comply with, and endorse, company procedures
  • To incorporate adult education best practices within learning materials
  • To develop and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues at all levels within the company and proactively encourage and implement improved efficiencies

Key Skills

  • Educated to at least degree level in medicine, pharmacy, or life sciences, clinical backgrounds welcome
  • Ability to produce accurate scientific copy in a range of writing styles
  • Excellent understanding of the science and data behind client messaging and strategy
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good research skills

About COGORA

Cogora sits at the heart of a highly-engaged community of 220,000 healthcare professionals. For over 25 years we have produced incisive and inspirational content through our market-leading portfolio of media brands. These, in turn, provide the data and insight that give us a deep understanding of what our audiences think, what they do and what they really need. Our in-house agencies combine these resources to create innovative and flexible solutions, educational programmes and marketing campaigns that deliver measurable, impactful outcomes.

  • Flexible working hours
  • Office centrally located in-between Bank, St Paul’s and Barbican
  • Pension scheme
  • Local company discounts
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work loan
  • Monthly office drinks 
  • Summer and Christmas party
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Option to purchase additional holiday