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McCann Health Medical Communications

Associate Medical Writer

At McCann Health Medical Communications (MHMC), we communicate about cutting-edge medicines that make a difference in patients’ lives. Medical communications (med comms) is a fast-paced and innovative environment; our teams work across diverse therapy areas developing materials for a range of audiences across multiple channels, from print publications to social media.
 
FUEL - Launching turbocharged careers in Scientific Services at MHMC

As an Associate Medical Writer, you will apply your scientific knowledge, communication skills, and creativity to accurately and effectively present data to specific audiences across a range of materials and therapeutic areas, creating written communications that delight our clients. You will be involved in a variety of projects, from scientific editorial outputs (eg, manuscripts and posters) to medical professional meeting support, medical education, communication strategy development, and much more – no two projects are ever the same.

To be successful as an Associate Medical Writer, you will be passionate about communicating science with an awareness of how the services we provide for our clients help play a meaningful role in people’s lives. A natural aptitude for writing is key, as is the ability to work in a team and confidently liaise with others. We look for proven ability to work independently, effectively manage your own time, and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines. A solid command of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams) is required. An undergraduate science degree is essential, and advanced science degrees (MSc, MPharm, PhD, MD) are desirable.

To apply or contact us

We offer an outstanding springboard to launch your career, and are excited to be recruiting for Associate Medical Writers across our network at the launch of FUEL. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact a member of our team at HR-MMC@mccann.com, or apply with a CV/resume and cover letter by clicking the link below. Throughout 2020, despite COVID, we have successfully onboarded more than 150 new colleagues throughout the business as we continue to grow. We know what it takes to nurture your development in the virtual environment and make you feel like a valued part of the team from the start.

At MHMC, we welcome applicants with disabilities. Please advise us at the interview stage of any support needs you may have.

We view diversity as a business imperative that, when incorporated into all agency practices, becomes a competitive advantage, driving growth and organizational sustainability. As we position ourselves for a future of increased competition and disruption, we’re accelerating beyond merely acknowledging differences. Our philosophy is that consistent practices and deliberate actions that foster an inclusive culture unleash the creative power of our talent and our work. We call this Conscious Inclusion.

McCann Health Medical Communications

Our med comms expertise encompasses a group of specialist agencies: Caudex, CMC Affinity, CMC Connect, Complete HealthVizion, and Complete Regulatory. We work with clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors to deliver medical communications and educational programs, regulatory support, strategy development, and multichannel stakeholder engagement. We’re passionate about the work we do; that’s just one of the reasons why we enjoy lasting relationships with the world’s top healthcare companies.

We are an ever-evolving, globally connected community of over 500 people in multiple locations across the globe: Glasgow, Manchester, Macclesfield, Oxford, and London in the UK; New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Toronto in North America. Our people are the beating heart of our organization; that’s why we are committed to providing rewarding careers and continual skills development and tailoring learning plans to the needs of individuals – all supported by first-class line management. Our core values are: Be Authentic, Be Optimistic, Be Original – we aim to live these every single day.

FUEL

We are delighted to announce the launch of Future Experts & Leaders, FUEL for short. Starting in January 2021, FUEL is the launchpad of our long-term commitment to your professional development and successful career in med comms. FUEL is for everyone starting out in med comms at MHMC, be it in writing, editing, or client services. A broad, talented, and inspiring community that provides a diverse program of training, experience, and opportunity, FUEL will accelerate and shape your development through mentorship, challenge, and fun as you set out in your new career. 

FUEL benefits from our strong heritage of over 20 years in training and developing talent. With role models and mentors at all levels, you will be supported in your career journey every step of the way. Our training involves you in live client work from the start, guided by experts and supported by workshops and e-learning. We trust, empower, and enable you to do great things. FUEL collaborations with industry bodies and professional training providers layer in the commercial and business skills training that will build your confidence and performance.

FUEL is underpinned by McCann Health’s authority in scientific communication, expertise in unlocking strategic insights, and award-winning creative empathy – an unstoppable and industry-leading combination.

Closing date for applications: 30 Nov 2020