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Medical Writer

Medical Writer

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US-NY-New York
Patients & Purpose

About this job




Title: VP, Medical Writer


Department/Discipline: Copy Department



  • Deep scientific knowledge, strong writing ability, leadership skills, team player
  • Easily understands high science, clinical trials and data, and can distill that information into compelling marketing to various audiences, including doctors, nurses, and even patients 
  • The expertise to write scientific content in way that is scientifically accurate



The medical writer position at Patients & Purpose is a unique role that blends medical expertise with creativity and high-science writing. This person will be fully integrated into the agency team, using their expertise to guide promotional materials and help position a top pharmaceutical company within the field of oncology. 


What makes this opportunity special: 


  • The Role. You won't just be receiving writing assignments. You’ll be an integral part of the team and the creative process, helping to develop a leading oncology brand
  • The Culture. Patients & Purpose has a culture you won’t find anywhere else. It’s fun. It’s nurturing. And it’s focused on producing award-winning work. Come join the family
  • The Growth. Once you get settled, there is the ability to take on a larger role within the agency as a lead medical writer across brands and categories   




  • Lead content strategy and development for high-science projects on a large oncology brand
  • Review branded and unbranded materials produced by agency for accuracy and professional tone
  • Work closely with cross-functional team to develop internal educational and knowledge management efforts
  • Act as a liaison between the agency and client medical team / opinion leaders
  • Analyze meeting data and prepare executive summaries from conferences and advisory board meetings
  • Spearhead research initiatives


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Candidates must have MD, PharmD, or PhD with at least 3-5 years of industry experience
  • Therapeutic expertise in oncology required
  • Must be able to present yourself, the agency, and your recommendations in an articulate, dynamic, and professional manner
  • Requires a strong desire to drive strategic development, lead a collaborative team, and immerse him/her in a variety of new assignments