Medical Writer

Springer Nature, New York, NY

A world-leading research, educational, and professional publisher.

Duration: Full-Time

We are looking for a Medical Writer to join Springer Healthcare’s Sales and MSL Training team. The writer will assist in the preparation and delivery of content for pharmaceutical sales/MSL training activities. The Medical Writer will work closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, clinical relevance/accuracy, timing, and cost. Must be able to prepare creative and engaging content for a varied audience, across multiple platforms and therapeutic areas.

This position is currently being offered in New York, NY, Jersey City, NJ, and Philadelphia, PA offices.

* Responsible for developing scientific projects and content as assigned, including writing or editing of pharma training materials, eLearning content, video scripts, magazine articles, and slide presentations across several therapeutic areas
* Work with Client Services team to respond to RFPs or other business development opportunities, including researching therapeutic areas, proposing curricula, and participating in pitches
* Work alongside our Instructional Designer to edit or write scientific copy, as needed, to an appropriate reading and literacy level for a variety of audiences, including medical scientific liaisons, pharmaceutical sales representatives and healthcare professionals
* Resolve content-related queries from the client
* Write clear and succinct needs assessments that provide evidence for identified clinical practice gaps, that follow recognized standards, and are supported by internal and external data
* Write proposals that tell a compelling story on the rationale, instructional intent, and value of the proposed educational solution
* Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation
* Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate
* Attend account team meetings (business development, status, copy review or medical/legal/regulatory review, job kickoffs) as well as editing team and department meetings, as available
* Up to 10% travel 
* Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Experience, skills, and qualifications:
* Graduate degree (MS or higher) in a scientific discipline (or licensed certification)
* Minimum of 2 years’ writing and editorial experience within an agency environment
* Experience in sales training, medical communication, or tactical medical education required; proven creativity preferred (e.g., journalism, writing for a lay audience)
* MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro proficiency required
* Superior language and communication skills with the ability to translate complex scientific materials into various formats efficiently
* Work to develop/maintain customer focus, teamwork, innovation, communication, and business awareness
* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also collaboratively with a team
* Understanding of the healthcare industry

* Familiarity with InDesign useful
* Understanding of instructional design and adult-learning principles
* Experience in oncology, endocrinology/diabetes, neurology, biomarkers, and immunology/infectious diseases is an advantage

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