Philadelphia Area or Virtual
Med Ed Agency
Do you have 8+ years’ experience in medical writing and/or healthcare industry, including 5+ years’ medical writing in the life sciences industry? Passionate about creating promotional content to help spread disease awareness? Want to make a difference through your creative direction with staff & clients? Interested in new business development? Want to join an award winning, Global Med Ed agency in the Philadelphia area or work virtually? Great job for experienced medical directors.
Must be US-based. Writing test is part of the interview process.
Client is a Med Ed Agency specializing in design, development, & launch of medical branding/positioning for Pharma & Medical Device companies.
Agency provides strategic solutions in life sciences, medical device launches, & interactive content development. Works in multimedia development to highlight patient stories & training materials for sales reps and MSLs.
8+ years’ experience in medical writing and/or healthcare industry
5+ years’ medical writing in the life sciences industry
Minimum of BA/BS in Life Science, medicine, or pharmacology
Advanced Degree (PhD, MS, PharmD, MD, etc.) is desired, but not necessary
Supervisory experience required
Trained in biotech sales or pharma devices
Background writing promotional content, disease awareness, & sales training in life sciences
Professionally & positively represent company values and the clients’ brands at all times
Balance many projects in single time period; meet all deadlines while working in independent & collaborative settings
Skilled in American Medical Association style guide
Excellent written & oral communication skills, with mastery in Microsoft Office Suite
Skilled in Adobe Programs, including Acrobat
Knowledge of virtual meeting platforms: WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft teams, Skype Business, Adobe Connect, & ToGo Meetings.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead consultations in content development; ensure materials are engaging, accurate, & meet clients’ regulatory & legal requirements
Projects are diverse, spanning from pre-launch to post-launch positions of a brand lifecycle, across multiple audiences
Partner with clients; be resource to ensure their brands & strategies are well represented
Build relationships with new & existing clients to grow business; help facilitate internal goals
Provide creative strategy for new business opportunities
Lead creative collaboration with team members (artists, writers, designers, programmers, and developers) to ensure communications accurately meet clients’ needs, & develop proposal pitches
Participate in proposals as team representative
Attend client meetings with other department heads (legal, sales, marketing, & regulatory)
Write patient dialogue scenarios for sales training sessions
Oversee 3-5 staff members (no reporting responsibilities); assess team’s performance & regularly give feedback. Mentor team as needed
Travel to client meetings sometimes required (post COVID)