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Medical Writer I - Medical Education and Strategy

Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Closes: 22 Jan 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_743999729229143

Company Description

WHAT WE DO

Welcome to Langland. A health communications agency that helps people, brands and businesses think further.

Four disciplines in one

We believe in the power of different perspectives. It's why we have brought together four key health disciplines - Clinical Trial Experience, Medical Strategy & Education, PR & Policy and Advertising. This close collaboration allows our clients have the very best minds in health caring for the most important parts of their business.

Why think further?

When you're open to other people's ideas, you find answers you wouldn't expect. Our vast experience allows us to pull in the right people at the right moment. It's why at times we may partner with medics, artists, marketeers or policymakers to help you get the best results.

A passion for craft

Having expert thinking is only part of our story. Our disciplines are centred around the three essential crafts of science, strategy and creativity to ensure excellence in everything we make

Job Description

We are looking for a Medical Writer for our medical strategy and education team.This is an exciting role for a talented individual who wishes to develop their career in medical writing. The successful candidate will work alongside our experienced team of writers across a range of therapy areas on exciting and innovative medical education projects. These could include healthcare-professional education, congress activities, training and promotional materials, social media activities and online engagement. Close links with our advertising, public relations and clinical trial experience teams provide avenues for cross-functional working and afford our writers with exposure to different ways of thinking to enhance our medical communications offerings. Our main therapy areas are currently oncology, dermatology, HIV and respiratory disease but new business wins will provide an opportunity to work in other areas.

In this role, you will be responsible for producing editorial work of the highest quality, communicating with clients, and supporting our account handlers and management team with the wider business needs. You will need to be able to critically appraise scientific data and have a flair for creativity, in order to communicate information in an accurate and visually impactful way. You will also need to work well in a team, ensuring content is delivered on time and on budget, and using creative thinking to help unpick client challenges and think of new ways to expand our business.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate a passion for healthcare, a solid scientific background, a clear and concise writing style, a keen eye for detail and an enthusiasm for learning.

Qualifications

  • You should already have a bachelor's degree in the life sciences (2:1 or above) and preferably a master's degree or a PhD.
  • You will have demonstrated a passion and aptitude for clear and concise writing throughout your academic studies, or from your extra-curricular activities.

Additional Information

Please be aware of the recruitment process for this role -
  • All CVs to be submitted by 9 am on Monday 18th Jan
    • Writing tests will be sent out by Monday 25th Jan to eligible candidates
  • Deadline for tests submitted by 9am Monday 8th Feb
  • Interviews will start week commencing22nd Feb and + 1st March
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 Langland.

Recruitment
• Diversity & Inclusion management
• Anonymised CV submissions
• Mandatory unconscious bias training
• Career and school programmes to build access to industry for people from mixed socio-economic backgrounds

Culture
• Support communities for women, LGBTQ+, BAME employees and their allies

• A mental health programme which includes free HeadSpace membership.

Future
Publicis Groupe has committed €45 million to diversity, inclusion and social injustice within the network.

Publicis Groupe UK

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