Senior or principal medical writers

Posted 5 days ago by The Fix Creative Ltd

Remote job
£40,000 - £50,000/annum


To provide advanced writing support across a range of audiences and channels

To oversee implementation and monitoring of the writing process

To oversee writing resource

To provide support for writer development

Responsibilities and what good looks like

Provide advanced writing support

Has in depth understanding of the therapeutic area and the brand objectives

Creates and critiques materials to deliver a compelling story aligned to the brand objectives

Advises on different styles of writing for different audiences and channels

Works closely with the programme teams to deliver content on time and to budget

Leads on client/KOL discussions

Has sufficient disease management knowledge to engage meaningfully with clients and KOLs

Is confident to discuss and challenge KOLs on editorial content and approach

Managing writing processes

Develops a consistent approach to content development for all writers

Identifies any deviation from the writing process and provides solutions or amended approaches to the process where necessary

Is confident to brief and feedback to freelancers

Resource forward planning

Regularly reviews writing capacity and recommends how to deliver to deadlines using internal and/or freelance use

Advises on recruitment needs

Development and support

Provides the induction programme for new writers

Delivers on the job mentoring for writers

Identifies and recommends the need for external training support

Optimise revenue and profitability

Ensures that estimates for writing support are accurate and reconciliation reflects the work done


Pension package in line the UK requirements and where additional contributions can be made through salary sacrifice to optimise efficiency

Childcare vouchers which again are eligible for salary sacrifice

Private healthcare scheme available to employees and extendable to family members

Holiday flexibility – people can buy or sell up to 4 days of their holiday depending which they value most.

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