London, UK
Posted by: George Buckland
01 Jul

Freelance Medical Copywriter

London, UK
Job Description

A 3 month booking wih a Central London healthcare brand communications agency commencing July 2019.


Working with the Scientific Director and team of Science Writers you will lead on the development of technical copy for health & wellness brands. You will ensure that all copy meets client's brief and moreover make certain that all copy can be referenced. You will translate the meaning of the scientific data to the Creative Writers and Art teams enabling the creation of scientifically robust creative brand communication campaigns.


  • Manage development of technical material from initial brief to client delivery
  • Research & interpret clinical data
  • Strategic counsel to clients
  • Contribute to development of creative communication plans in line with overall brand strategy
  • Internal advisor on scientific content liaising with client services, creative copy, art and design teams
  • Review content for compliance with codes of practice such as ABPI and EFPIA
  • Ensure reference packs are created




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Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least 4 years experience writing copy for pharmaceutical marketing campaigns
  • PhD in biological or medical discipline
  • Experienced in writing promotional content for pharmaceutical and healthcare brand communication campaigns
  • Experience of developing digital specific content such as iPad detail aids
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical marketing codes of practice ABPI and EFPIA
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience of writing content for multiple brands and disease areas
  • Proven ability to work from briefing through to final delivery of scientific copy
  • Passion for translating complex clinical data for use in brand campaigns targeting healthcare professionals, patients, and consumers
  • Excellent Quality Control skills ensuring scientifically robust code and brand complaint delivery of copy


  London, United Kingdom
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