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Medical Writer

Medical Writer

Job ID 
2017-8705
Location 
US-PA-New Hope
Category 
Copy
Company  
BioPharm Communications

About this job

Overview

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Title: Medical Writer 

 

 

Overview:  

BioPharm Communications is a leading medical communications and marketing agency specializing in the development and deployment of proprietary target marketing solutions for our clients. Our marketing solutions are widely used within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and have proven to drive brand awareness and preference through print and digital offerings.

 

BioPharm is looking for a qualified individual to fill the in-house position of Medical Writer. The candidate should have excellent writing and presentation skills, be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and demonstrate a command of various therapeutic areas. The candidate will be  responsible for ensuring that medical communication materials are developed with a high level of quality regarding content, organization, clarity, accuracy, format, style, and consistency.

 

Responsibilities:

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

  • Quickly learn and become proficient with the BioPharm process for developing content
  • Understand medical-marketing strategies and content objectives for assigned accounts
  • Develop content that meets the stated objectives of the project, is within job specifications as defined by team/client, follows technical specifications, and is scientifically and medically accurate
  • Determine adequacy of references provided for projects and secure additional references or information as necessary
  • Accurately cite from references and appropriately underscore (or highlight) these references for medical/regulatory review
  • Address and incorporate edits requested by clients and KOL, as well as internal reviewers
  • Consistently deliver high-quality materials on time and on budget, working closely with cross-functional teams
  • Continually communicate project status to internal stakeholders through various formal and informal mechanisms
  • Attend kickoff, status, and other job-related meetings
  • Incorporate client changes and work with the team to address medical-legal review feedback

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong medical writing skills (including appropriate annotations) for development of manuscripts in prose and power point slides with graphics
  • 2+ years of experience as a medical communications medical writer
  • Solid understanding of bio-pharmaceutical industry including familiarity with the promotional review process
  • Ability to quickly learn new medical/marketing subject matter and correctly interpret medical data
  • Bachelor’s degree is mandatory, Master’s degree in science or higher required. PhD/PharmD preferred
  • High level of attention to detail to ensure accuracy with medical content, including referencing
  • Successful track-record of meeting deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent oral communication skills with clients, KOLs, and BioPharm team members, as well as strong listening and analytical skills
  • Strong skills in time management, prioritizing, organizing, researching, and problem solving, with attention to detail and ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Proficiency with standard software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook; Adobe Acrobat