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Content Writer
Ref No.: 17-04508
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/23/2017
 Title: Content Writer
Location: Remote
Duration: 3-6 months
Rate: DOE
Job Responsibilities 
  • Writing effective branded and unbranded medical copy targeted to a physician/healthcare professional (HCP) audience
  • Adapting and reviewing copy to suit various content template formats, including but not limited to: websites, interactive slide presentations, speaker videos, online graphic banner and text ads (multiple sizes), emails (including newsletters, formulary-data, and/or safety alert-type communications)
  • Collaborating in creative brainstorms and internal reviews with graphic designers, account and marketing managers, web producers, product managers, editors, and more
  • Providing vital support (including annotation work) to a client services team that helps brand managers and their medical/legal/regulatory (MLR) teams steer all promotional pieces through review and approval processes
  • Troubleshooting strategic content- and process-related issues with other departments, e.g., Editing, Creative Services, Marketing, as necessary
 Job Qualifications 
  • BA/BS in English, Journalism, Communications, or some Medicine/Health-related field is preferred or equivalent years of professional experience.
  • Proven ability to write clinically sound, balanced copy with marketing finesse a must, via writing sample.
  • 4+ years' relevant writing experience in a high-volume, largely digital communications based writing role.
  • Process-oriented pharmaceutical advertising agency, medical education, or other healthcare communications a plus.
  • Ability to comprehend clinical research/information, branded master visual aids, and/or online interactive programs; science background a plus
  • Demonstrated talent for teambuilding, particularly with Client Services-type (Account Managers), Web Services, and Editorial/Creative groups
  • Solid communication, client-facing, project/time management, and computer skills (MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, electronic workflow management systems, etc.)
  • Bilingual English/, Spanish, or French, German or Portuguese language skills (reading, writing, and speaking in a professional medical communications capacity) are a plus
  • Some understanding of pharmaceutical company MLR requirements and submission systems, EMEA or FDA guidance, and/or OPDP regulations desired, but not required
NOTE: Writing samples/portfolio (either accessible via online site or hard copy) will be expected