Associate Medical Writer

Owing to continued growth within our medical writing team as well as recent changes we have an exciting opportunity for an associate medical writer.

Join us, either remotely or based part-time in our London office, working across our commercial agency, Cogora: The Agency, and our CME division, PCM Scientific.

We are open to accepting applications from those who are looking to take the first steps into a career as a medical writer.

Responsibilities

  • To develop expertise and knowledge across a range of therapeutic areas of projects
  • 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 provide the scientific and medical support to ensure successful project delivery.
  • To ensure high standards and scientific accuracy are maintained for all written materials.
  • To conduct independent research into therapy areas, products, congresses, experts and competitive landscapes.
  • To develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, financial supporters and external opinion leaders, as required.
  • To attend and report on conferences and external meetings, as required.
  • To develop and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues at all levels within the company and proactively encourage and implement improved efficiencies
  • To work, under supervision, with the business development team to contribute to new business proposals.

Key skills

  • Educated to at least degree level in medicine, pharmacy, or life sciences
  • Any experience in Medical Communications, or a related industry, in an editorial capacity
  • Ability to produce accurate scientific copy in a range of writing styles
  • Excellent understanding of the science and data behind client marketing messages 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

Benefits

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27 days holiday, plus bank holidays, your birthday and loyalty days
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Option to purchase
additional holiday
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Private healthcare
insurance
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Cycle to work loan + Season
ticket loan
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Flexible working hours and
working from home option
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6 weeks full pay maternity leave and
2 weeks paternity
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Pension
scheme
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Volunteering / charity days
and contributions

About Cogora

Cogora is one of the UK’s leading full-service healthcare marketing agencies, building a reputation for excellence with over 30 years in the industry.

Through our market-leading brands and educational platforms, covering a range of therapy areas, we have cultivated and grown engaged communities of healthcare professionals, learning what they do, think and really need, in order to provide them with innovative and impactful education that helps them deliver high-quality care to patients.