Senior Medical Writer

Philadelphia Area, Boston Area, or Virtual

Global Med Ed Agency

Ref #940


Are you an experienced Medical Writer? Do you have 2 + years in a medical writing role at a sales training institution, trade association, professional association, or Med Comm agency focusing on educational materials? Do you have a strong scientific background? Can create scientifically accurate content in a variety of therapeutic areas?  Excel managing multiple projects in a fast-paced, creative workspace?  Join an award winning, Global Med Ed agency in the Greater Philadelphia or Boston areas, or work virtually. Great role for experienced medical writers.

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.


  • 2+ years medical writing experience at a sales training institution, trade association, professional association, or Med Comm agency focusing on educational materials

  • Minimum of BA/BS in Life Science, medicine, or pharmacology

  • Advanced Degree (PhD, MS, PharmD, etc.) is desired, but not necessary

  • Trained in pharmaceutical, medical device, and/or biotechnology sales

  • Has experience teaching, being a healthcare provider (physician, nurse, doctor, pharmacist, etc.)

  • Can write in different multimedia formats & understands instructional design principles

  • Familiar with clinical research principles

  • Strong work flow in both independent & collaborative environments

  • Awareness of constructive criticism & able to rework content to better fit clients’ needs

  • Professionally & positively represent company values & the clients’ brands at all times

  • Able to balance many projects in single time period & meet all deadlines

  • Skilled in American Medical Association style guide

  • Excellent written & oral communication skills; mastery in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Skilled in Adobe Programs, including Acrobat

  • Access to virtual meeting platforms: WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft teams, Skype Business, Adobe Connect, & ToGo Meetings.


  • Overall writing responsibilities: 90% for sales reps, 10% Medical Science Liaison

  • Projects include:

  • 75% writing for e-learning (includes video & audio)

  • 15% workshops

  • 10% video, podcasts & other deliverables

  • No publications. No speaker bureaus.

  • Create training materials for sales reps is an ongoing responsibility

  • Projects are diverse, spanning from pre-launch to post-launch positions of a brand lifecycle, across multiple audiences

  • Collaborate with team members (accounts, project managers. artists, writers, designers, editors, programmers, & developers) to ensure communications accurately meet clients’ needs

  • Consult with clients & subject matter experts to perfect content

  • Opportunity to occasionally participate in sales presentations, delivery & development

  • Attend status meetings with other departments to ensure progress is on track & deadlines are anticipated

  • Requires occasional travel to client meetings (post COVID)

To Apply: Forward your resume, writing samples, and answers to our questions from the link to Lynn at Refer to “Senior Medical Writer – Philadelphia Area” in the header.