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Associate/Graduate Medical Writer

Associate/Graduate Medical Writer – London City – Medical/Pharmaceutical Agency – Up to £23,000 per annum + benefits (DOE)

Job Role

Due to continued growth within their Medical writing team as well as recent acquisitions our client have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Medical writer  in their London office.

You will be working as part of a highly respectable Medical Writing team on a number of exciting projects across various therapy areas

Key Accountabilities


  • To provide the scientific and medical support to ensure successful project delivery.
  • To work with the business development team and contribute to new business proposals..
  • To develop expertise and knowledge across a range of therapeutic areas of projects
  • To write high quality scientific copy aimed at the appropriate level for target audiences in conjunction with the Senior team.
  • To develop a range of writing styles appropriate for a variety of media, e.g.

    scientific manuscripts, abstracts, PowerPoint slides, meeting reports, newsletters, educational materials, websites, etc.
  • To attend and report on conferences and external meetings, as required.
  • To ensure high standards and scientific accuracy are maintained for all written materials.
  • To comply with, and endorse, company procedures.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required


  • Educated to at least degree level in medicine, pharmacy, or life sciences
  • 0-1 years experience as a Medical Writer
  • Experience of working in a medical/pharmaceutical agency would be ideal but not essential
  • Excellent understanding of the science and data behind client marketing messages and strategy
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written communication skills


  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good research skills
  • Extensive knowledge of grammar rules/house style
  • Fluent in the use of proof marks

Employer description

"We sit at the heart of a community of 220,000 health professionals, with respected and award-wining media brands such as Pulse, Nursing in Practice and The Pharmacist.

Located in the heart of Old Street, the media group is a dynamic group of nearly 20 journalists, designers and editors.

Specialising in healthcare publishing, Cogora has an unrivalled reach among health professionals and truly is one of the last remaining bastions of quality medical publishing in the UK."

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please apply here and our client will be in direct contact with you.



  • Start: asap
  • Duration: perm
  • Rate: Up to £23,000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
  • Location: City of London, Greater London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Graduate
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: COG40
  • Posted: 2018-02-20 17:37:44 -

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