Medical Writer

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: New York, US Jersey City, US Philadelphia, US

Company: Springer Nature Group

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.

We are looking for a Medical Writer to join Springer Healthcare’s Sales and MSL Training team. The writer will assist in the preparation and delivery of content for pharmaceutical sales/MSL training activities. The Medical Writer will work closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, clinical relevance/accuracy, timing, and cost. Must be able to prepare creative and engaging content for a varied audience, across multiple platforms and therapeutic areas.

 

This position is currently being offered in New York, NY, Jersey City, NJ, and Philadelphia, PA offices.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing scientific projects and content as assigned, including 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 curricula, 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 medical scientific liaisons, pharmaceutical sales representatives and healthcare professionals
  • Resolve content-related queries from the client
  • Write clear and succinct needs assessments that provide evidence for identified clinical practice gaps, that follow recognized standards, and are supported by internal and external data
  • Write proposals that tell a compelling story on the rationale, instructional intent, and value of the proposed educational solution
  • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation
  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate
  • 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 
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you


Experience, skills, and qualifications:

Essential:

  • Graduate degree (MS or higher) in a scientific discipline (or licensed certification)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ writing and editorial experience within an agency environment
  • Experience in sales training, medical communication, or tactical medical education required; proven creativity preferred (e.g., journalism, writing for a lay audience)
  • MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro proficiency required
  • Superior language and communication skills with the ability to translate complex scientific materials into various formats efficiently
  • Work to develop/maintain customer focus, teamwork, innovation, communication, and business awareness
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also collaboratively with a team
  • Understanding of the healthcare industry

 

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with InDesign useful
  • Understanding of instructional design and adult-learning principles
  • Experience in oncology, endocrinology/diabetes, neurology, biomarkers, and immunology/infectious diseases is an advantage

If you are an internal candidate, please inform your line manager of your application.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life and AD&D
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Summer Hours

 

Visit our website at www.springerhealthcare.com.

 

At Springer Nature we value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce and 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

 

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

 

Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.