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Medical Writer I (entry level) - Medical Strategy and Education

Posted: 15 Jun 2021 Closes: 14 Aug 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -197105549

Company Description

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

This is an exciting role for a budding Medical Writer who wishes to develop acareer in medical writing. This role will allow you the opportunity to work with, and learn from, senior members of the Langland editorial team, on a range of projects across the full spectrum of medical communications activities.

Typical activities include;congresses,training materials, websites and digital applications, however, our fully integrated agency modelprovides unique avenues for cross-discipline working acrossPublic Relations & Policy, Clinical Trials Experience and Advertising,and afford our team with exposure to different perspectives and ways of thinking. This exposurehelps us learn and helps usenhance our medical communications offerings for our esteemed clients.

The main therapy areas we are working across currently are oncology, dermatology, HIV, rare diseases, respiratory medicine and CNS disorders, but regular new business wins will almost certainly provide an opportunity to work in other areas.

If you are ready to join our close-knit, ambitious team and play a role in the development and delivery of high-quality medical education programmes, whilst experiencing a myriad of personal and professional development opportunities and collaborating across our four health disciplines, we'd love to hear from you.

Furthermore, we operate a flexible working policy to help ensureyour work-life balance is maintained, so whether you want to work from home or from our offices, we can accommodate.

*This role can be based out of London or Windsor with added flexibility to occasionallywork from home


Your approach
  • Creative: willing to sensitively challenge the status quo
  • Strategic: able to understand the big picture as well as the fine details
  • Proactive: able to organize and drive your own work
  • Communicative: eager to work with others in an integrated team
Your skills and experience
  • A talent for writing
  • 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
  • The ability to write compelling medically and/or scientifically orientated content
  • Assimilation, interpretation and effective re-communication of medical/scientific topics
  • Confident verbal communication around medical/scientific topics
  • Effective time management and prioritization

Additional Information

We offer aninclusive 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
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