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Principal Medical Writer - Medical Strategy & Education - Remote working - Langland

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency
Job Type: Medical Writing and Editorial
Job Level: Experienced (non manager)
Position: Full Time
Location: United Kingdom
Reference: prin-med-wri
Job Details:
Who we are
Langland, a Publicis Health company, is the only health communications agency that thinks further across Clinical Trial Experience, Medical Strategy & Education, Public Relations & Policy, and Advertising, to create unique value with visionary clients.

What we believe
Health brings us together. In the diseases we suffer, the medicines we create, and the causes we champion, health shows us our collective humanity. When we break the barriers that divide us, when we think further, we can create healthier futures, together.

A passion for craft
Having expert thinking is only part of our story. To ensure excellence in everything we make, we have centred our disciplines around three essential crafts: science, strategy and creativity. 

Job Description

As a Principal Medical Writer you will guide a team of talented writers to develop well crafted, scientifically sound and strategic deliverables for our clients. You will provide counsel to client service partners and clients alike, and encourage the team to always Think Further about new possibilities. You will play a strong role in the continued development of the writing team and in generating new business.

Key responsibilities:
  •  Champions best practice among the medical writing team and works closely with the Editorial Team Lead/Head of Editorial to continuously evolve and improve our service offering.
  •  Challenges the status quo to ensure continuous improvement delivery.
  •  Mentors and manages members of the writing team, and supports with resource management, training and recruitment.
  •  Maintains a high profile within the agency for content knowledge and expertise, and leads the content for designated accounts.
  •  Provides scientific and strategic counsel to clients and internal teams regarding complex narratives/portfolio messaging development.
  •  Establishes strong relationships with external scientific experts and client teams; viewed as a valued partner.
  •  Proactively makes recommendations for enhancing programme development and drives organic growth
  •  Leads scientific aspects of pitch development with an emphasis on complex narratives and portfolio recommendations
  •  Good at understanding and communicating complex science (you should hold a bachelor’s degree in the life sciences [2:1 or above] and ideally a master’s degree or PhD)
  •  Able to develop strong relationships – based on exceptional verbal, as well as written, communication abilities – and comfortable providing advice and guidance to others
  •  Extensive medical writing experience within a medical communications agency or an in-house pharma med comms team, demonstrating:
  •  Overarching scientific and content leadership for multiple accounts
  •  Responsibility for maintaining high editorial and scientific standards across a team
  •  Development of junior & mid-level writing talent through direct line management and training
  •  An ability to motivate & inspire a writing team, and elevate standards of content curation
  •  Strong client and expert relationships
Additional information

An inclusive workplace

The more diverse our team, the more imaginative, intelligent and inspirational our culture and our work will become. Here are some of the ways we help promote diversity at Publicis Health. 

  •  Diversity & Inclusion management 
  •  Anonymised CV submissions
  •  Mandatory unconscious bias training 
  •  Career and school programmes to build industry access for people from mixed socio-economic backgrounds
  •  Support communities for women, LGBTQ+, BAME employees and their allies.
  •  A mental health programme which includes free HeadSpace membership.

Publicis Groupe has committed €45 million to diversity, inclusion and social injustice within the network As part of our dedication to create an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Groupe UK is committed to equal access to opportunity for people without regard to race, age, sex, disability, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities and for candidates in our application process.  If you need assistance or adjustment due to a disability, please contact us.

Langland Posted by:: Langland (View all our vacancies)
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Posted: 10/01/2022 | NPJ Ref: 294934 | NPJ Original URL
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