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Medical Editor

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency, Medical Education Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial, Medical Communication
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Salary: Great salary and benefits
Location: London, Home Counties
Reference: PID 3668

Our client is seeking an experienced Medical Editor to join their team in their offices in Surrey. Working with medical writers, your role will be to ensure that content and production materials developed are clear, concise, and accurate in terms of both language and scientific content, and that they are delivered on time and on budget.

In return you can expect an excellent salary and range of benefits including 25 days holiday (rising to 30 with service), pension, life assurance, health Insurance, bonus, regular treats and incentives alongside a fun and informal working environment.


  • Demonstrate strong medical editing skills across a range of materials
  • Ensure the accuracy of all information, data and referencing for the projects you work on
  • Develop print production and multimedia projects
  • Adhere to time and budget guidelines given by the Project Lead, keeping them updated with any alterations from the schedule
  • Build familiarity with client products and requirements, therapy areas, and portfolio
  • Develop understanding of industry codes of practice / legislation
  • Develop and maintain account-specific style sheets where required to assist the account teams in meeting client requirements
  • Assist with the development of proposals and pitches

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Life science degree
  • Experience of medical editing gained within a medical education or healthcare communications agency environment
  • A high standard of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communications skills – written and verbal
  • Good team worker, able to work effectively with others to achieve a shared goal
  • Able to plan workload, prioritise and assess required resourcing
  • Actively seek opportunities for self-development and apply new skills and knowledge to continuously improve performance
  • Have a strong work ethic and be motivated to take ownership of assigned projects

For more details call Jon Gawley on 01932 797996.

Posted: 12/10/2017 | NPJ Ref: 196769 | NPJ Original URL
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