Senior Medical Writer

MedThink Communications

Remote, Remote

Are you a storyteller and a well-educated thinker? Do you thrive on learning new disease states, including rare diseases, summarizing thought leader advisory board meetings, and supporting medical direction with our clients? Do you want to create medical education that truly impacts HCP behavior? With our Performance-Driven Medical EducationTM (PDME)—an education-first approach that unites science, storytelling, and behavioral scienceyou will. The MedThink Communications team is seeking candidates who love challenges, embrace effort, leverage feedback, and are inspired by others. If you have the desire to help our clients be great and help us always deliver high-quality work, then we want you on our team! You will support medical communication projects through content development, as well as help design solutions to marketplace issues and opportunities alike.

 

A Senior Medical Writer is responsible for the development and/or review of scientific/medical content in a variety of formats (slides, websites, etc); accurate interpretation of data; clear communication with clients, speakers, and HCPs; efficient planning and organization; establishing effective working interactions with account services, editorial, creative, and project management teams; and efficiently producing high-quality deliverables. Position matriculation includes Associate Medical Director I & II, and Medical Director.

 

Our THINKER Values

 

Take Ownership

Help Colleagues Do Their Best

Infuse Optimism and Fun

Nurture Innovation

Keep an Open Mind

Exceed Expectations

Respect others

 

 

Position Responsibilities

Demonstrates behavior expected of a professional member of the organization, including but not limited to:

  • Participate in internal meetings and external meetings with clients and medical experts, providing pre- and post-meeting materials as needed
  • Create accurate scientific/medical writing on a variety of medical communication and promotional projects
  • Serve as a therapeutic category expert while working in cross-functional teams
  • Translate scientific concepts into promotional content in collaboration with copy writers, creative directors, and medical directors
  • Research (eg, literature or competitor searches)
  • Stay up-to-date on scientific developments and their medical implications
  • Understand the clinical utility of therapeutic choices within disease states
  • Ensure quality standards of promotional medical writing
  • Mentor and review work of junior team members as appropriate
  • Support new business initiatives as needed
  • Represent the agency with the highest standards in all endeavors

 

Talent and Knack

The candidate should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Excellent writing and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple timelines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, Outlook, and reference management software (eg, Endnote, Reference Manager)

 

Position Requirements:

Education:

  • PhD, PharmD, MD, or advanced nursing degree

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1.5 years professional medical writing experience, preferably at a scientific communications agency
  • Prior experience with developing speaker slide decks, analyzing clinical trial data, summarizing scientific literature about a specific disease state or other topic, etc
  • Presentation of own research at conferences, with publication of scientific manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals a plus