Medical Writer – Immediate Hire!

Medical Writer – Immediate Hire!

Medical Communication Agency

Downtown Chicago

Ref #920

Our client keeps winning new business! Join this dynamic team of Medical Writers who work with top pharma clients. Work in team-based environment with PhDs/MDs. See results of your work. Combine your writing talent with creative output.

Medical Writer or aspirational Medical Writer needed to simplify medical science. Translate medical concepts into marketing/sales language. Does your content inform and educate within a variety of therapeutic areas? Do you have strong abilities to liaise with medical directors directly? Able to collaborate in deadline-oriented business setting? Want to join growing medical communications agency in Chicago? Do you live in the Chicago area? Local talent please. Client wants to hire ASAP!

Our Client:

Growing Chicago medical communication agency seeks Medical Writer. Ideal candidate able to analyze, interpret, & communicate scientific information in simple yet educational way for variety of audiences. Work on projects from concept through completion with team of dedicated staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science; Advanced degree preferred (MS, PhD, etc).
  • 1-3, 3-5+ years’ medical writing/editing/research experience. Must have writing samples.
  • Experience from lab, medical ad agency, teaching environment or health care related company are pluses.
  • Proficiency in Windows, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Experience in the medical/health care industry.
  • Able to concisely & accurately communicate scientific info to variety of audiences.
  • Excellent grammatical, editorial, & proofreading skills.
  • Attention to factual detail & accuracy.
  • Outstanding organizational & project management skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively in team setting.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving skills, tech savvy.
  • Capacity to manage time effectively.
  • Proven leadership qualities & contributions.
  • Ability to build & maintain client relationships.
  • Eager & highly motivated.


70% background research & referencing 

30% write content. Percentage of time can shift, depending on prior experience & writing abilities. 

  • Assist in creating scientific communications to inform & educate within therapeutic areas, including cardio, women’s health, CNS, GI, respiratory, & dermatology. 
  • Work closely with Account management staff, medical writers/directors & graphic designers. Very strong team approach throughout entire process, from concept to completion, internally & with clients.
  • Act as direct liaison with medical directors to develop strategic medical communications.
  • Create training materials for e-learning & sales reps: simplify science of medicine into marketing language for i-pads, video, training materials, mini “textbooks”, modules, speaker decks, workbooks, quick reference guides, advisory boards, exams.
  • Conduct literature searches & reviews using various database sources
  • Understand & interpret scientific literature.
  • Write & develop educational content to maintain accurate medical & editorial content.
  • Opportunity for job growth- depending on expertise; will add more writing assignments.

To apply: Please forward your resume, samples and answers to the questions from this link to