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£50,000.00 - £60,000.00
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Posted by: George Buckland
10 Oct
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Editorial Director

Buckinghamshire, UK
Job Description

Editorial Director

Medical Education Agency 

Buckinghamshire 

£50,000 to £60,000 + Bonus + Private Health Insurance 

 

Snapshot : 

 

A long established independent owner managed boutique healthcare communications agency delivering Medical Education programmes. 

 

The agency’s client base is predominantly UK Pharmaceutical and BioTech companies. Working on a mixture of national and international campaigns you will initially spend 50% of your time managing a team of 9 and 50% of your time writing / editing content. The agency has experienced high headhunt growth over the past few years and therefore as the writing team expands you will spend more time on line managing providing leadership through mentoring, implementation of processes, and quality control.  

 

The owners are hands on with leading strategy and business development - they have 50 years of experience between them meaning you’ll be learning from people at the top of their game. The directors have a background in big Pharma which gives them and you a unique insight into what medical affairs teams need and expect from their medical education agencies. Currently at 30 staff the directors plan to be at 40 staff by end 2020 - with this fast paced growth and impressive annual revenue you will benefit from excellent career development prospects. 

 

Located in Buckinghamshire surrounded by lovely Chilterns countryside the office is easily reached from all of Buckinghamshire as well as from many parts of West London, North West London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire. There is free car parking at the office and Central London is easily reached by tube. It’s a great team with regular socials and a terrific supportive working environment. Benefits include Private Health Insurance and Bonus Scheme.

 

 

Editorial Director Medical Education. The team structure : 

 

The editorial team, which you will line manager, are 100% responsible for all writing and editing of content - the editorial team do not become involved in KOL liaison. The KOL interfacing is handled by the client services team This clear division allows writers and editors to focus on what they do best - creating top class content for an audience of health care professionals.  As Editorial Team Leader you will liaise with heads of Client Services teams regarding content aims and objectives. 

 

 

The agency delivers traditional and digital medical education programmes :

  • Pharma sponsored meetings for an audience of Health Care Professionals 
  • Digital learning channels such as webinars 
  • Stand-alone meetings - national and international 
  • Advisory boards 
  • Satellite meetings 
  • Key Opinion and Advocacy management

A super opportunity to lead a team of 9 medical writers and medical editors at a fast growing independent medical education agency located in Buckinghamshire, South East England, UK. 

 

Job ID Reference
1389
Desired Skills & Experience

 

  • Work experience at a senior editorial level within medical writing - such as Editorial Director, Editorial Team Leader, Principal Medical Editor, Senior Medical Editor, Medical Editor, Principal Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer, or Medical Writer

  • Experience of developing content to be delivered across a range of Medical Education deliverables and programmes such as : 
    • Pharma sponsored meetings for an audience of Health Care Professionals 
    • Digital learning channels such as webinars 
    • Stand-alone meetings - national and international 
    • Advisory boards 
    • Satellite meetings 
    • Key Opinion and Advocacy management

  • Ability to implement best editorial practice 

  • Competency to line manage a team including responsibility for allocating work, mentoring, and holding appraisals 

 

Company
  London, United Kingdom
  +44(0)2073213701
  http://www.georgebuckland.com
George Buckland Ltd is a London based Recruitment Agency managing a wide range of job opportunities including jobs in Medical Communications, HealthCare Advertising, and Publishing.
  Workplace
 Buckinghamshire, UK