Senior Medical Writer (Training)

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Date: Jun 26, 2024

Location: Jersey City, US Philadelphia, US New York, US Chester, GB GB London, GB

Company: Springer Nature Group


About Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.


About the Brand

Springer Healthcare is a leading global medical communications and education provider. Working in partnership with pharmaceutical companies and key opinion leaders, Springer Healthcare develop bespoke content delivered via multichannel solutions, providing the essential tools to support healthcare professionals in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients. Visit and follow @SpringerHealthcareLtd

Our Agency

Springer Healthcare is a leading global medical communications and education provider. As part of Springer Healthcare, Springer Healthcare Training and Medical Education draws on the vast experience and expertise of our global network to deliver custom clinical training and education solutions for internal audiences (e.g., pharmaceutical commercial and medical teams) and external audiences (e.g., HCPs) across the full range of therapeutic areas.


Role Overview

We are looking for a Senior Medical Writer (specializing in Training) to join the Springer Healthcare Training and MedEd team. In this role you will assist in the preparation and delivery of accurate and engaging scientific copy written to an appropriate reading and literacy level for a variety of audiences, including pharmaceutical representatives, medical affairs, and HCPs. The Senior Medical Writer will work closely with other Scientific Services and Editorial team members (e.g., designers) to meet client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, and clinical relevance. Types of training/educational deliverables are diverse and span the product life cycle, including but not limited to foundational disease state and treatment landscapes, patient journeys, competitor landscapes, PI training, objection handing, targeted workshops, and staying abreast of the latest data presented at scientific congresses. 


This position can be located in our New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; or Philadelphia, PA office in the US; or in our Chester, Manchester, or London office in the UK - hybrid working. 



  • Write scientific content for internal/external pharmaceutical audiences including but not limited to eLearning content, video scripts, magazine articles, patient journeys, targeted workshops, and slide presentations across multiple therapeutic areas
  • Research and construct content outlines and learning objectives based on high-level brief
  • Conduct extensive literature reviews and develop content drafts with limited oversight; filing in contextual content and suggesting graphics, as appropriate for target audience
  • Ensure developed content, including outlines and full drafts, are 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
  • Monitor own adherence to timelines and utilization rate
  • Record and monitor actual time spent on each project and complete timely and accurate timesheets
  • Attend account team meetings (status, copy review or medical/legal/regulatory review, job kickoffs) as well as editorial team and department meetings, as needed
  • Mentor more junior members of the scientific services team (e.g., master internal style guide and share best practices/tips)


Experience, skills, and qualifications:


  • Graduate degree (MS or higher) in a scientific discipline
  • Minimum of 4 years’ medical/science writing and editorial experience within a scientific agency environment (e.g., sales training, medical communications)
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of time
  • MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Proven ability to research, learn, and distil complex scientific information/data and communicate it clearly to the target audience
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment


  • Familiarity with platforms in our development pipeline, such as InDesign and eLearning platforms
  • Proven creativity (e.g., journalism, writing for a lay audience, infographic development)
  • Understanding of instructional design and adult learning principles
  • Experience in oncology, haematology, biomarkers, endocrinology/diabetes, cardiology and immunology/infectious diseases


Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: 

•    Medical, Dental and Vision 
•    401(k) with company match and contribution
•    Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
•    Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
•    Multiple Life insurance options
•    Disability coverage
•    Tuition Assistance
•    Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
•    An array of Employee Social Networks  


US Annualized Base Salary Range: $105,000 - $122,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following "Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal" poster


Internal applicants: We encourage that you speak to your manager once the interview process has started. At the point of offer acceptance, it is required that you inform your manager.  If for any reason you’re unable to do so, please contact HR who can provide guidance as required.


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.


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