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Editorial Team Lead

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency, Advertising Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: Comp
Location: London
Reference: SB/WF
Job Details:

Do you have a passion for bringing ideas to life? Do you have knowledge of healthcare marketing channels to mould ideas into something tangible and engage brands with their audiences? Do you possess the long-term mindset necessary for conveying an idea through conversations that grow and adapt over time?

About the role

The Editorial/Copy Team Lead role will be responsible for providing scientific leadership and expertise (as well as line management) to a growing team of writers – both medical writers and copywriters – on a selection of brands that fit within one of our core therapeutic areas of interest. The role will also include working on your own projects to deliver creative copy, ideation, and/or scientific writing (dependent on your background and experience).

At its heart, the role will involve people management, career development and mentoring, as well as provide commercial, strategic and medical steer/insight across a portfolio of brands.

What you’ll bring to the role 

  • Significant experience in medical and healthcare writing from a marketing or medical communications environment
  • Educated to at least MSc, PhD level
  • Experience in neurology, immunology or Respiratory or oncology/haetomology desirable
  • Depth of scientific knowledge coupled with an ability to present scientific/clinical date in a creative way
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced in managing a high-performing team

We offer the opportunity to work within a vibrant, collaborative and idea-centric environment with great opportunities for personal growth and professional development within McCann Health and the IPG network.

Our offices are located in McCann Worldgroup’s iconic art deco car park premises by Russell Square in London. Within this inspiring, multi-agency setting you’ll collaborate closely with art directors and designers, client services and the planning department across our accounts to ensure through the delivery of content that every project remains truly idea-centric.


The McCann Health network is one of the world’s most creatively awarded and connected community of experts. We’re focused on health, happiness and humanity, ensuring we make a meaningful difference both to our clients’ businesses, and to people’s lives. At McCann Health UK we are recognised for our idea-centricity: how every piece of work we produce is founded upon a creative idea first and foremost, before execution or tactical considerations.

Posted: 03/07/2018 | NPJ Ref: 217567 | NPJ Original URL
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