Senior Medical Writer

Springer Nature, Philadelphia, PA

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

Duration: Full-Time

The Senior Medical Writer writes and manages delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines. Heavy focus on publications, posters, and abstracts.The position can be based in one of the following locations. Flexible work arrangements are available.

United States:
* Jersey City, NJ
* New York, NY
* Philadelphia, PA

United Kingdom:
* Chester
* Knutsford
* London


* Act as Lead Writer for one or more major accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs
* Review scientific content according to client needs, internal quality standards and agreed specifications, budgets and timeframes
* Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation
* Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate
* Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches
* Participate fully in briefing and brainstorming meetings
* Provide scientific expertise to Business Development in the development of new business pitches and proposals 
* In conjunction with the Scientific Services Director and Assistant Scientific Services Director(s), help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential

Experience, skills, and qualifications

* BSc/BA, preferably in life sciences ; PharmD, MD or PhD strongly preferred
* Minimum of 2 years’ experience in medical writing within a medical communications agency or publishing environment
* An excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process
* Experience in data handling and analysis
* Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills
* Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages 
* Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
* Ability to manage multiple writing projects at one time
* Strong communicator with the ability to present clearly and confidently to the highest level of customer

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