• Freelance Medical Writer

    Job ID
    US-NY-New York
    Medical Communications - Medical & Scientific Services
    Chameleon Communications International
  • Overview

    Here at Chameleon, we hire smart and dedicated scientific experts, like you, who are keen to use their academic background in a career communicating complex scientific data. We offer a rare opportunity to work at the cutting edge of scientific discovery and within a very clear development pathway for those wishing to begin their writing career in medical communications. In return, we ask that you do what you enjoy best – work with scientific concepts, data and therapeutic resources to develop outstanding content that will underpin our scientific communications programmes and that your clients will love. Simple, really!


    If you’re looking to…

    • Build on your experience of reporting research findings (e.g. preparing presentations, writing scientific papers)
    • Contribute to a variety of projects across a number of therapeutic areas 
    • Work at a global communications agency with science at its heart

    … you will want to talk to us! 


    The role


    A Freelance Medical Writer role at Chameleon  will expose you to some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies as well as challenge you intellectually.  Our focus is on providing you with a great set of skills as well as an enjoyable work environment that has employee wellbeing at its core.


    You will become an expert in generating high-quality scientific content and will work across a range of projects; from scientific publications, presentations and abstracts to training materials and innovative online educational programmes.


    About you:

    • ‘Smart’, ‘able to work autonomously’, ‘proactive’ and ‘driven by science’ – this is how others might describe you
    • You’ll have strong written and verbal communication skills
    • You’ll have great attention to detail, combined with great organizational skills and a passion for accuracy
    • You’ll have high level of computer literacy in common applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
    • You’ll possess the aptitude and confidence to learn new skills
    • You are respectful of process but adaptive and proactive
    • You’ll have a PhD or MSc in a related scientific field
    • You’ll be authorized to work in the US
    • We’re a cohesive team at Chameleon and we like working with people who smile and know when to have fun!

    About Chameleon


    Chameleon Communications International is a global company that brings energy and scientific strength to medical communications. Founded in 1997, Chameleon has grown to be a leader in medical communications with a large team of highly talented individuals and an impressive client list.


    Chameleon offers an intellectually stimulating environment; where teamwork and our entrepreneurial approach keep us at the cutting edge of medical communications. We have a strong focus on scientific quality with established processes and systems that ensure robust, accurate and scientifically rigorous outputs keeping us one step ahead of other agencies.


    With over 170 staff working in offices in West and Central London, Manchester, New York, New Jersey and Los Angeles, Chameleon is a member of the Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG), a global company in the Omnicom Group.


    The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.


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