ISMPP Job Board

June 2017 Listings

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Position Titles:

Account Manager (Publications)

Associate Medical Writer (Sales Training)

Content Development Manager

Medical Director

Medical Writer Publications -Oncology/Hematology

Publications Associate

Publication Planning Manager

Scientific Director

Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writers

Senior Medical Writer (Sales Training)


Position: Account Manager (Publications)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: Philadelphia, PA

inScience Communications is a brand of Springer Healthcare, a leading full service medical communications agency, which forms part of Springer Nature, the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years' experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.

The Account Manager functions as a key member of the account management team for delivery across the whole range of Medical Communications products and services. This includes financial management for all accounts, account management, being main point of client contact, project delivery, and resourcing.

Responsibilities:

  • Project manage projects on-time and on-budget according to SOPs and client standards

  • Oversee development of the project brief with the client, work with other members of the delivery team to deliver projects (publications, meetings, multimedia, thought leader development, customized products to name a few) in accordance with the needs of the client and target audience

  • Utilize client facing skills to update client on projects and discuss and agree to changes to the project specification where necessary

  • Act as the primary point of contact for current clients and clinical experts during the implementation of a project and lead and manage the on-site team for scientific meetings

  • Effectively oversee all financial aspects of SH accounts and develop and implement budgets and milestones with client teams on all projects

  • Ensure projects are managed or delegated and delivered despite conflicting schedules and increased workloads

  • Build and sustain long-term influential business relationships with client team(s)

  • Contribute to new business proposals/RFPs and pitches including slide development and attend pitches, as needed

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Medical Communications Agency or Pharmaceutical company

  • College Degree (or equivalent), preferably in life sciences; college degree in marketing with experience in the pharmaceutical industry also acceptable

  • Experienced managing a variety of clients, plus project managing a large workload over a number of different accounts

  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process required

  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office packages 

  • Presents clearly and confidently to the highest level of customer with excellent spoken and written communication skills

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

We are an EOE.

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Position: Associate Medical Writer (Sales Training)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY or Philadelphia, PA

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research.

We are looking for an Associate Medical Writer (Sales Training) to join Springer Healthcare’s Sales and MSL Training team. The writer will assist in the preparation and delivery of content for pharmaceutical/device industry staff (e.g., sales representatives and MSLs) and external audience (e.g., HCPs) training activities.

The Associate Medical Writer will work closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to meet client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, clinical relevance, timing, and cost. This position can be located in either our New York, NY office or our Philadelphia, PA office.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop scientific projects and content as assigned; including writing or editing of pharma/device internal training materials, journal article summaries, eLearning content, and slide presentations across several therapeutic areas

  • Work with Client Services and Editorial team members to assist in creating business development materials (i.e., content outlines, SOWs, and proposals), including literature searches/reading/selection of appropriate sources

  • Work alongside our Instructional Designer to edit or write scientific copy as needed to an appropriate reading and literacy level for a variety of audiences, including scientific liaisons, healthcare professionals, and pharmaceutical representatives

  • Work with external and internal stakeholders/contributors to ensure that content developed is of the highest editorial quality, and in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes

  • Assist in resolving content-related queries from the client, as needed

  • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation

  • Monitor own adherence to budget, timelines, and utilization rate

  • Attend account team meetings (business development, status, copy review or medical/legal/regulatory review, and internal kick-offs) as well as editing team and department meetings, as needed

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree (MS or higher) in a scientific discipline

  • 0-2 years’ medical/science writing and editorial experience, preferably within an agency environment

  • MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro required

  • Superior language and communication skills with the ability to translate complex scientific materials into various formats efficiently.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

We are an EOE.

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Position: Content Development Manager
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY or Philadelphia, PA

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research.

The Content Development Manager supports the development and delivery of medical/scientific education and training services to the pharmaceutical industry. The ideal candidate is a confident communicator and solution developer, with the experience and motivation to develop engaging learning programs.

This diverse and exciting role presents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with the commitment, experience, and drive to work with the world's leading pharmaceutical companies to ensure that the educational needs of both their internal audience (eg, sales representatives, medical science liaisons) and the wider international healthcare provider audience are served.

Responsibilities:

  • Review editorial, scientific and clinical content of learning projects for accuracy and relevance (including but not limited to: eLearning programs, apps, booklets, PowerPoint slides, digital magazines)

  • Assist in developing needs analyses, learning curriculums, and strategic training initiatives based on principles of adult learning

  • Manage internally and externally written content to ensure that it meets Springer Healthcare’s quality standards and is in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements/processes

  • Ensure appropriate syntax, style, and content flow for different product types and target audiences (from clinical specialist to pharmaceutical sales representative); amend or rewrite content as needed

  • Provide timely, consistent and constructive feedback to writers and other contributors

  • Direct content through appropriate review and workflow processes, to ensure on-time delivery and content quality

  • Assist in commissioning and contracting thought leader authors and editors, as needed

  • Training and ongoing mentoring of junior team members

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree required, graduate degree in the sciences or scientific writing preferred

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in scientific, technical or medical editing or writing within a training agency environment

  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process

  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize and organize work, meet tight deadlines, adapt to shifting deadlines, and successfully function within a team environment

  • Experience with AMA style referencing, ability to adapt to house style/format

  • Strong communicator with superior writing and developmental editing skills 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

We are an EOE.

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Position: Medical Director
Company: Cactus Communications
Location: United Kingdom

Who we are:

CACTUS provides scientific writing services to the Top 10 global pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. The team comprises writers with advanced degrees in medicine or the life sciences, and who have either studied or worked in the US or UK.

CACTUS is recognized for its expertise in providing publications and medcomm services to global client teams from the US, UK, Germany, and Japan, among other geographies. CACTUS acts as a trusted advisor and works as an extension of its client teams by not only delivering high-quality work consistently, but also providing strategic guidance for their medical communication needs. Clients value the flexible, innovative solutions provided by CACTUS that allows them to manage their budgets wisely and do more with less.

CACTUS is a performance-driven company that offers excellent professional and personal growth opportunities to it employees. People with an international work experience will feel at home with the work culture at CACTUS. The work environment is very employee-friendly, and CACTUS is recognized as a Great Place to Work.

Location: UK (Preferred: Cambridge Centre and outskirts, London and area, Manchester Centre and outskirts). Must be able to travel to client sites and agency’s off-shore sites.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • You will ensure quality control/data accuracy and compliance

  • You will updates records in DV

  • You will maintain relationship with client’s Global Publication Leaders and Agency Global Publication Associates as well as client’s Global Publication Directors

  • You should have deep understanding of client’s medical publications strategies

  • You will communicate directly with the client’s scientific community, Biostats and Analysis & Reporting teams

  • You will act as a conduit between agency’s on-shore and off-shore teams

  • You will oversee and be accountable for quality of work by scientific writers in India.

  • You will represents agency’s organization

So how do we know that’s you? You have the personality and the experience:

  • MD/PhD with knowledge of clinical research

  • At least 5-8 years of core writing experience in a medical writing team of a pharmaceutical company or a clinical research organization 

  • Advanced ability to write and edit medical publications and layout posters and PowerPoint slides

  • Researches journals & medical/copy editor

  • Critical thinker

  • Demonstrates people management skills

  • Wiling to travel

Apply Via Email: with your updated CV along with a cover letter to melissad@cactusglobal.com.

Visit http://www.cactusglobal.com to know more.

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Position: Medical Writer Publications -Oncology/Hematology
Company: Pharmacyclics An AbbVie Company
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

The Medical Writer, Publications will be responsible for drafting strategically aligned and scientifically accurate publications and presentations. This position will report to the Associate Director, Publications within the Medical Affairs Department.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Write scientific content for strategically aligned, high-quality publications (including congress abstracts, posters, presentations slides, and manuscripts) reporting data from Pharmacyclics-sponsored clinical trials

  • Evaluate and extract clinical trial data from tables, figures and listings (TFLs)

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external authors on developing content for publications

  • Prepare publications in accordance with congress/journal guidelines and the Pharmacyclics publications/medical writing style guide

  • Adhere to the Pharmacyclics publication process and policy

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience (either in a medical communications agency or in a biotechnology/pharmaceutical company) in developing scientific content for congress abstracts, posters/presentations, and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals

  • Experience writing publications within the hematology/oncology therapeutic area

  • Experience writing manuscripts for high-tiered journals (e.g., N Engl J Med, Lancet, JAMA)

  • Strong ability to interpret scientific data, and to summarize/present complex information in a clear, concise, and scientifically accurate manner to a range of audiences

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize, take initiatives, and plan work activities to meet tight deadlines on multiple publication projects

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work collaboratively across multiple internal/external stakeholders and within a matrix environment

  • High proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and in medical literature search (eg, use of PubMed)

  • Familiarity and knowledge of industry standards on good publication practices and guidelines (GPP3, ICMJE guidelines)

  • Familiarity with reference management software (eg, EndNote, Reference Manager)

  • Familiarity with scientific graphics software (eg, GraphPad Prism) preferred

  • Education Requirements (degree, certifications, etc.):

  • Advanced scientific/clinical degree required (eg, PhD, MD, PharmD, RN, MS) in science-related field

  • ISMPP CMPP certification preferred

Pharmacyclics is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply via Email: please send your CV or inquiry to: cbrooks@pcyc.com

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Position: Publications Associate
Company: AstraZeneca-MedImmune
Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Position Summary:

Responsible for managing the internal publication review and approval process to ensure the timely submission of publication deliverables for investigational pipeline products in support of assigned therapeutic area(s). Responsible for working with Publication Lead/ Director and cross-functional publication teams in support of development and execution of strategic publication plans. Works under moderate/general supervision to manage and prioritize workload to ensure deliverables are completed per time and quality goals.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the internal publication review and approval process to meet timelines in the e-publication systems. Serves as the first line of contact in response to external and internal queries regarding the internal publication review and approval process. Creates and accurately maintains quality data records in the e-publication system in a timely manner and manages communications to internal and external customers. Manages centralized publication mailbox for triaging publication review requests and publication-related questions to appropriate team members, as assigned. 

  • Demonstrates and promotes compliance with established corporate standards and publication-related processes, including reviewing reports and database records to identify publications in violation of internal policies. Initiates and manages authorship agreements, debarment checks, and reimbursement of travel expenses (if applicable) for external authors, as appropriate.

  • Compiles information/creates reports on journal/congress selection/requirements as well as other reports from the e-publication systems. Supports the publication development process by participating in author kick-off meetings, including drafting timelines and action items, as appropriate. Assists with publication submissions to congress/journals, including the collection of submission documents and subsequent tracking and reporting of status, as needed.

  • Manages/Leads congress planning activities (e.g., roundups, post-meeting debriefs), as assigned.

  • Provides training related to the internal review and approval process and e-publication systems to new department members, internal and external stakeholders, and/or publication vendors as assigned. Contributes to the preparation of publication-related procedural documents.

  • Contributes to ongoing process improvements for the internal publication review and approval process, including the e-publication system. Assists with the testing of configuration updates and revisions to the e-publication systems, as appropriate.

  • Assists with additional tasks, as needed.

Education:

  • Requires bachelors degree (science/health/communications field preferred) or equivalent work experience.

Other Skills and Qualifications:
  • Requires 2+ years of experience working autonomously in a demanding office environment; proficiency working with database systems and cross-functional teams strongly recommended. 

  • Relevant pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry/communications experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with the drug development process.

  • Familiarity with scientific/medical terminology, scientific publication process, and principles of Good Publication Practice guidelines a plus.

  • Familiarity with budget tracking and travel and expense reporting preferred.

  • High degree of skill in analyzing and processing information, time management, organization, data entry, and maintaining confidentiality; attention to detail and follow-up essential.

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively, to manage/prioritize multiple projects from conception to completion, working in a fast-paced environment; demonstrated flexibility/willingness to adapt to changing deadlines and priorities.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) essential.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position: Publication Planning Manager
Company: BioMarin
Location: San Rafael, California

Summary:

The Publication Planning Manager is responsible for the timely dissemination of scientific and clinical data to healthcare providers, enabling them to provide the best possible care to their patients. Organizationally, this position is part of the Medical Communications department supporting Global Medical Affairs. Key functions include strategic publication planning, scientific message development and literature analyses as well as overseeing the development of manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations. Effective communication and collaboration both cross-functionally within the organization and with external experts are critical components of this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and ensure timely execution of the publication plan in collaboration with BioMarin Global Medical Affairs, BioMarin Clinical Sciences, and external authors/investigators

  • Lead global publication planning meetings and coordinate publication efforts in each region

  • Research, develop, and edit scientific and medical manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations, and ensure high-quality, accurate scientific/medical content

  • Lead development of scientific messaging platforms and ensure cross-functional alignment of messaging

  • Conduct literature analyses to support product and disease areas

  • Support scientific congress activities including symposia, medical booth materials, and on-site expert meetings

  • Develop expert knowledge of product- and disease-specific literature and create literature alerts for company-wide dissemination

  • Manage agency and/or contract medical writers and ensure projects are completed on time and within budget

  • Follow authorship and publication guidelines as stipulated by ICMJE and GPP3

  • Assist with maintenance and reconciliation activities within publication development database

  • Other tasks as assigned

Experience:

At least 3 years of industry publication planning and medical communications experience. An advanced degree in science is required.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to interpret, critically analyze, and communicate complex scientific data

  • Advanced understanding of statistical and clinical research concepts

  • Understanding of biotech/pharmaceutical clinical development and regulatory processes

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a highly cross-functional environment

  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to lead cross-functional teams

  • Strong project management skills

  • Solid understanding of publication development activities and GPP3 and ICMJE authorship guidelines

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks under tight deadlines and maintain attention to detail

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency with MEDLINE, EMBASE and other databases for conducting systematic literature searches

  • Datavision publication management software proficiency

Education:

Master's degree required but a Doctorate degree (PhD, PharmD) is preferred in a scientific discipline or equivalent

Contacts:

GMAF Medical Communications, GMAF Medical Directors, Clinical Sciences, Research, Regulatory, Commercial, External Key Opinion Leaders, GMAF Study Management, GMAF Operations, Scientific Affairs, Publishers

Supervisor Responsibility

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Position: Scientific Director
Company: CMC
Location: Hackensack, NJ or San Francisco, CA

Established for 25 years, CMC is a leading healthcare communications company, with offices in Radnor, PA, Hackensack, NJ, San Francisco, CA and the UK. Supporting global clients, our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging and inventive, rooted in scientific integrity, and injected with commercial insight. 

CMC is committed to investing in our people and seek to maximize the potential of all of our team members, providing challenging and interesting careers in medical communications. To learn more about our well established business visit us at http://www.complete-mc.com.

As a Scientific Director, you will be working with a growing office based team in the US and additional colleagues based in the UK. We are truly a global organization, and in joining us you will be challenged to provide strategic insight and direction at a high level for your accounts, in addition to working with a talented and experienced editorial team to ensure high-quality delivery of all multi-channel programs.

This could be a fantastic opportunity for you to build on your experience in planning and delivering scientific communication programs and to provide a fresh, innovative outlook for our clients. 

As a Scientific Director, you will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Leading key accounts, while partnering with some of the top global pharmaceutical companies.

  • Using your excellent relationship-building skills to maintain and grow your accounts.

  • Leading your teams, providing clear briefing, reviewing, and project management with an emphasis on inspiring high performance by bringing out the very best in others.

  • Working on several different therapy areas and across a wide range of services.

  • Helping and supporting CMC as we expand our multi-channel service offering.

We are looking for candidates with breadth as well as depth of experience. You will be able to combine your publication planning and editorial experience with broader skills that will help deliver high-quality work to our clients. 

In return, CMC offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package which includes Health Insurance from a leading U.S. carrier, Dental and Vision coverage, Paid Time Off, 10+ holidays per calendar year, Commuter Savings Plan, Retirement Savings Plan, Flexible Savings Account, Dependent Care Account, and access to Employee & Family Leave and Short-Term Disability after 30 days of employment. 

If you are passionate about excelling at your career and want to make a real impact, then this opportunity could be just right for you.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer
Company: CMC
Location: Hackensack, NJ or San Francisco, CA

Established for 25 years, CMC is a leading healthcare communications company with offices in Radnor, PA, Hackensack, NJ, San Francisco, CA and the UK. Supporting global clients, our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging and inventive, rooted in scientific integrity, and injected with commercial insight.

Our Hackensack, NJ and San Francisco, CA office is searching for a Senior Medical Writer to work on some of the most exciting healthcare products globally. Your writing will be found on publications such as book chapters and editorials, posters, abstracts, presentations, manuscripts, review articles, literature review and more.

To qualify for this opportunity, you will need the right blend of skills to produce high-quality communications, and the ability to liaise directly and effectively with clients and clinical experts. Equally as important, prior medical writing experience within the industry at either a pharmaceutical company or a medical communications agency is required.

Further qualifications we desire are:

  • Life science degree -- preferably a PhD. 

  • A proven track record in medical communications is essential.

  • Ability to coordinate the delivery of editorial projects.

  • Ability to provide scientific excellence across a number of accounts and therapy areas.

The wide variety of clients we work with allows our staff to broaden their experience through multiple and exciting project types. We are exceptionally proud of our company culture; we support and respect our team members, offer great work-life balance solutions and we empower individuals to learn, grow and develop, all in a free-thinking environment of innovation and ideas.

In return, CMC offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package which includes Health Insurance from a leading U.S. carrier, Dental and Vision coverage, Paid Time Off, 10+ holidays per calendar year, Commuter Savings Plan, Retirement Savings Plan, Flexible Savings Account, Dependent Care Account, and access to Employee & Family Leave and Short-Term Disability after 30 days of employment.

If you are passionate about excelling at your career and want to make a real impact, then this opportunity could be just right for you.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer
Company: Madison Black
Location: Remote Based/Work from Home

This is an exciting home based opportunity for a Senior Medical Writer with a background in high science, medical publications! In this role, you will be responsible as the scientific lead on one or more accounts. Deliverables will include abstracts, posters, manuscripts and oral presentations for scientific congresses.

My client offers a collaborative environment with a team committed to excellence. This agency has a friendly and inclusive work culture where you are supported in finding success. This agency recognizes their employees are their best asset and encourage upward mobility by enabling them to realize their potential within a meritocratic culture that is demanding and exciting.

Requirements:

  • Doctorate level degree PharmD, PhD or MD

  • 2-3 years writing and editing experience as a senior medical writer in a medical communications agency and 1-2 years experience focused on publications deliverables

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents (clinical study reports, regulatory submissions, clinical papers). 

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to speak and present effectively before internal and external stakeholders. Strong ability to build relationships and rapport

  • Knowledge of Datavision and EndNote

  • Understanding of ICMJE and GPP guidelines and regulations

  • Ability to write abstracts, posters, manuscripts

Apply Via Email: to Lauren Cooney at L.Cooney@MadisonBlack.com with an updated resume and your availability to connect.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer(s)
Company: CHC Group
Location: Chadds Ford, PA; Yardley, PA or North Wales, PA

CHC Group, LLC (CHC) is a medical communications company focused on medical/scientific content development and consultative services. At CHC Group, our value is our people, who consistently deliver the highest-quality work to our clients. As a Senior Medical Writer you will provide senior level medical/clinical writing support for as part of a dedicated team servicing a particular pharmaceutical client. This includes development of outlines, manuscripts, abstracts, scientific posters, and slide presentations that are generally focused on a specific therapeutic area. The Senior Medical Writer works closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to meet client expectations, budgets and timelines.

CHC, recently acquired by ICON plc, provides strategic consultation and medical communication services to our clients for more than 20 years. We are insightful, inventive, and inspired! Our teams apply a proven approach, creative perspective, and a passion for scientific rigor to help our clients achieve their objectives. Now that we have joined the ICON family, we offer additional career opportunities for our current and future employees. ICON is a fast-growing global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, known for its innovative approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and write senior level program-specific content for educational and promotional initiatives, including journal articles, monographs, slide kits, meeting summaries, patient case histories, multimedia program scripts, etc.

  • Represent the business unit to key physician thought leaders and authors or similar.

  • Assist sales and project management teams or similar in expanding their knowledge regarding products and their applicable disease states.

  • Collaborate with production manager and art director or similar to develop content according to lay-out concepts and sound medical thought.

  • Assist and support other MediMedia editorial initiatives with medical expertise as workflow and management allows.

Experience and Skills:

  • You must have an advanced science degree (PharmD, PhD or MD) or Masters level and five (5) years or more corporate/business experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Three (3) or more years relevant pharmaceutical/medical writing experience required.

  • Excellent demonstrable understanding of ICMJE and GPP guidelines and regulations required.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. 

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.

  • Ability to write presentations and articles for peer reviewed publications that conform to prescribed style and format.

  • Must demonstrate a command of the English language (read, write and speak).

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software, Graphics software (eg, PowerPoint or Prism), Biliographic software eg, EndNote) and any other applicable software as may be needed by the job from time to time as it changes.

  • Must demonstrate strong experience in relationship-building and experience in collaborating with large and strategic accounts.

  • Travel to professional meetings, client locations, and other project-related travel may be required.

CHC Group, an ICON plc Company is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Position: Senior Medical Writers
Company: Fishawack Medical Communications
Location: San Francisco

Fishawack Group of Companies – Senior Editorial Roles

Feeling like a big fish in a little pond or a little fish in a big pond? The Fishawack Group of Companies may be able to help! One of the largest independently-owned specialist medical communications agencies – with over 200 employees globally – we value individuals, encourage creative thinking and provide a uniquely rewarding editorial career structure.  

We are currently looking for talented and experienced Senior Medical Writers, Editorial Project Leaders, Principal Writers, Editorial Managers/Team Leaders, Editorial Business Managers & Scientific Advisors/Directors across all of our offices.

In order to apply you will need to have:

  • at least 2 years + of medical writing experience in a medical communications agency environment

  • experience of a broad range of projects, and the ability to apply that experience to new projects

  • project leadership capabilities

  • organisational and process management skills

  • the ability to proactively solve problems on projects

  • commercial awareness 

If you are a motivated individual who wants to work in an industry-leading organisation, and you believe you possess the skills for one of these roles, then please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@fishawack.com.

Apply Via Email: to recruitment@fishawack.com with CV and cover letter. 

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Position: Senior Medical Writer (Sales Training)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY or Philadelphia, PA

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research.

We are looking for a Senior Medical Writer (Sales Training) to join Springer Healthcare’s Sales and MSL Training team. The writer will assist in the preparation and delivery of content for pharmaceutical/device industry staff (e.g., sales representatives and MSLs) and external audience (e.g., HCPs) training activities.

The Senior Medical Writer will work closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to meet client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, clinical relevance, timing, and cost. This position can be located in either our New York, NY office or our Philadelphia, PA office.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop scientific projects and content as assigned, including writing or editing of pharma internal training materials, eLearning content, video scripts, magazine articles, and slide presentations across several therapeutic areas

  • Work with Client Services team to respond to RFPs or other business development opportunities, including researching therapeutic areas, proposing curricula, and participating in pitches

  • Work alongside our Instructional Designer to edit or write scientific copy as needed to an appropriate reading and literacy level for a variety of audiences, including scientific liaisons, healthcare professionals, and pharmaceutical representatives

  • Manage external medical writers or thought leader contributors to ensure that content developed is of the highest editorial quality, and in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes

  • Resolve content-related queries from the client

  • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation

  • Monitor own adherence to budget, timelines, and utilization rate

  • Attend account team meetings (business development, status, copy review or medical/legal/regulatory review, job kickoffs) as well as editing team and department meetings, as needed

  • Participate in project kick-off and related calls/meetings with clients, vendors, or other external stakeholders

  • Mentor more junior members of the writing/editorial team

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree (MS or higher) in a scientific discipline

  • Minimum of 6 years’ medical/science writing and editorial experience within an agency environment

  • Experience in sales training, medical communication, or tactical medical education required; proven creativity preferred (e.g., journalism, writing for a lay audience)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

We are an EOE.

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