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Editorial Team Leader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Macclesfield
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: EHOE1501201801
  • Sector: Clinical, Clinical Operartions, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 17/01/2018
An innovative, dynamic, independent medical communications organisation, based in Macclesfield, Cheshire are offering an experienced Senior Medical Writer the chance to take the next step in their career; and become the Editorial Team Leader. Although, the proposed candidate will maintain a hands-on approach to writing this is a management position and as part of this role, the candidate will become a member of the operational team. This will require a high level of flexibility, attention to detail, self-motivation and organisational competencies. 

Company Overview

The Company is one of the most uniquely advanced medical communications agency, a respected member of the industry, they are renowned for their utilisation of a dedicated team, which stands to provide creativity and innovation for every one of the projects they undertake. They pride themselves on their vibrant, enthusiastic and creative team, and their reputation; for encouraging personal growth. This company have been able to offer a plethora of services, a significant proportion of their work involves working in long-term therapy areas; where there is a strong educational need and the need for expert-level medical/scientific content that utilise a digital, and technologically aimed at different stakeholders.

  • Line manage a team of writers and editors and ensure efficient management of work in progress
  • Brief Freelance and temporary writers, when additional resource is required
  • Personally undertake writing duties on different activities based on project needs
  • Assist with development of concepts for editorial projects
  • Take responsibility for the personal development and mentoring of team members – engage in annual reviews and ongoing catch-up meetings
Skills and Experience Required
  • A strong lie sciences background (PhD)
  • Ideally 4+ years’ experience medical writing experience in communications or pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in mentoring and/or line managing junior team members
  • A keen interest in writing
  • An ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • A firm understanding of at least one of the following therapy areas:
-       Cardio-metabolic

-       Infectious Diseases

-       Oncology

-       Hepatology

-       Neurology


  • Competitive benefits and great personal development opportunities
  • Great scope for internal career progression
  • A modern and inventive working environment


Apply here if you are interested in this opportunity or if you would like a confidential discussion about your career opportunities please contact phone +442037588895
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