Senior Medical Editor - Scientific Content Team

Location: Camden

Responsibilities include:


  • Having in-depth understanding of several therapeutic areas, and actively applying knowledge of pharmaceutical/device products, their competitors and therapy area trends.
  • Integrating, interpreting and summarising scientific data from a variety of sources, and adapting this information according to the audience and client brief.
  • Independently producing accurate, concise and insightful material across projects that requires limited input during editorial review; using structural editing skills (rewriting, changing order, flow, etc) with confidence as required.
  • Reviewing and signing off the work of colleagues and offering mentorship to more junior team members, providing appropriate, consistent feedback.
  • Confidently adapting writing and editing style for different audiences and for a range of print and digital media, including websites, apps, animations, medical images, events materials and slides.
  • Highly proficient use of PowerPoint to create and edit slides with a range of complexity, such as formatting text, figures, graphs and animations.
  • Having excellent research and fact-checking capabilities, including checking work against source materials or producing original material to a scientifically robust standard that requires only spot checks by editorial management; resolving most queries independently.
  • Communicating effectively with all departments and senior management, providing briefings as required; proactively seeking ways to improve efficiency and/or quality to achieve team goals.
  • Interacting effectively with clients, key opinion leaders and external teams, and taking a lead role in preparing for events and on site.
  • Taking responsibility for significant aspects of team projects, adhering to delivery timelines, budgets and client expectations, while supporting senior colleagues with project demands.
  • Providing input to new business proposals and attending pitches if required to do so by senior team members.



    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Proven experience in a relevant STM setting, ideally in a medical communications, medical education or healthcare advertising agency.
    • Prior experience in the fields of immunology, cardiology and neurology would be advantageous.
    • Solid track record with client and opinion leader interaction, including in teleconferencing and face-to-face meetings.
    • Good project management skills and commercial awareness.
    • A life science degree is essential; higher degrees are desirable.

    Location: Camden, London


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