[Job, London] Geo Buckland Ltd, Snr Medical Ed & Writer, £negot, clos 12 Feb, #scicomm jobs

George Buckland Limited
Senior Medical Editor & Writer
Salary negotiable.
Closing date: 12 February 2016

A highly regarded provider of medical education events and learning materials offers the opportunity to an editor / writer to take the lead on delivering pharma sponsored editorial projects targeted at NHS healthcare workers.

With responsibility for leading and managing projects key tasks are :

  • Liaising with pharma. clients to develop editorial concepts that will deliver the client’s product message in a story relevant to NHS doctors, nurses, and specialist nurses
  • Quality control of content produced by junior editorial team members
  • Writing and Editing of content ranging from slide decks to manuscripts
  • The lead on awareness of drug developments, evidence based guidelines, and UK pharmaceutical regulatory environment (training on codes of practice provided).
  • The medical education material is delivered by way of events, print, and digital material.
  • The postholder shall be seen as the scientific editorial lead in respect of the projects delivered on behalf of the pharma. sponsors – including attending events to liaise with faculty.

Essential knowledge and experience required :

  • A degree in the life sciences with an understanding of the key principles of pharmacology 
  • Writing & Editing experience gained in a medical education environment
  • An awareness of Evidence Based Medicine Guidelines
  • Understanding of the regulations surrounding drug development and provision – such as clinical trials and the function of regulatory bodies such as NICE and ABPI
  • Comfortable with overseeing the work of junior editorial team members
  • Highly professional communication skills allowing you to liaise with clinicians and pharmaceutical company representatives

Located in Central London this is a full-time 5 day a week office based post with occasional travel to events.

A terrific opportunity to be a key player in a small editorial team developing content crucial to the continuing professional development of UK healthcare professionals.



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