Medical Writer/Editor
Springer Healthcare

Location: New York, NY

Telecommuting Considered: No

Job Description: We are looking for an Medical Writer/Editor to join Springer Healthcare\'s growing Training and Tactical Medical Education division. The Medical Writer/Editor will assist in the preparation and delivery of content for pharmaceutical sales training activities as well as healthcare provider-targeted, non-accredited medical education programs. He/she will work closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, clinical relevance, timing and cost. Specific responsibilities of the Medical Writer/Editor include:
  1. Project Work
    • Responsible for developing scientific projects and content as assigned. This includes writing or editing of pharma training materials, eLearning content, video scripts, magazine articles, and slide presentations across several therapeutic areas
    • Work with Client Services team to respond to RFPs or other business development opportunities, including researching therapeutic areas, proposing content outlines, and participating in pitches
    • Work alongside our Instructional Designer to edit or write scientific copy as needed to an appropriate reading and literacy level for a variety of audiences, including scientific liaisons, healthcare professionals, and pharmaceutical representatives
    • Manage internal and external medical writers or thought leader contributors to ensure that content developed is of the highest editorial quality, and in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes
    • Resolve content-related queries from the client Participate in brainstorming new product lines or solutions that meet client needs
    • Contribute to process improvements related to creation and maintenance of projects Advise Commercial Services Director about resource requirements Attend account team meetings (business development, status, copy review or medical/legal/regulatory review, job kickoffs) as well as editing team and department meetings, as available
    • Up to 10% travel required
    • Any other duties as required by manager
  2. Financial
    • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation
    • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate
    • Record and monitor actual time spent on a project against budgeted time, and complete timesheets in an accurate and timely manner

Education: BS/BA in a scientific discipline (or licensed certification) minimum

  • Minimum of 5 years' medical writing and editorial experience
  • Experience in medical communication, education, training or publishing industries required
  • Experience with MS Office, Adobe Acrobat; InDesign experience useful
  • Ideal candidate will have business development experience with the creation of strategy, planning and implementing of tactical medical communications, education or training programs
  • Experience in oncology, cardiology or neurology is an advantage
  • Superior language and communication skills
  • Customer focus, Teamwork, Innovation, Communication, Business awareness
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also collaboratively with a team
  • Understanding of the healthcare industry

    Hours: 35 hours/week

    Salary: commensurate with experience

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