Real Chemistry
November 30, 2021
Job Type
Work Setting
Remote / Home-based, In-office


21GRAMS, a Real Chemistry subsidiary is an advertising agency born to make healthcare more human. Not just in our work, but in the way we conduct business, approach client relationships, and treat each other. It’s a place where people subscribe to the adage, “Be good to each other, but hard on the work.” A place where people are not just in it for the paycheck, but to make a dent in the universe. Sound like you?

The Associate Medical Director represents the Medical Strategy team and will be responsible for providing strategic insight and medical direction based on a thorough knowledge of the Client's product and therapeutic area. We are seeking an Associate Medical Director to support members of the Medical Strategy team in achieving business objectives.


  • Demonstrate understanding for multiple products and disease states
  • Interact with internal teams (Account, PM, creative, etc.) and clients on programs to meet strategic objectives.
  • Work closely with the  medical director in  managing multiple accounts from a scientific perspective including all scientific and strategic aspects of medical communication tactics, meetings, and programs
  • Collaborate with the Medical team and internal teams while being flexible in a dynamic service-oriented environment
  • Self-educate on innovation in the industry and begin to conceptualize programs for teams
  • Assist in the development of high-quality scientific and well-referenced educational materials, including promotional education content, as well as abstracts, posters, slide decks, brief communications, and other standard communication formats
  • Develop depth of understanding for assigned products, related medical areas, and competitors on an ongoing basis
  • Identify and communicate important updates and medical-regulatory milestones to the team and recommend new business opportunities
  • Mentor and/or manage Medical Writers
  • Participate in client presentations (when appropriate), verbalizing the thoughts behind the idea while tying it back to the communication objective

Required Skills & Experience

  • An advanced scientific degree (Ph.D., MD, PharmD) preferred
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a Medical Communications agency setting preferred
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment to develop and execute scientific communications and promotional initiatives for clients
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of clinical or preclinical research principles, regulatory affairs, and biostatistics
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver a quick turnaround on a variety of tasks
  • Experience working directly with pharmaceutical clients
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret data and provide strategic/scientific direction to clients
  • Proficiency in organizing teams and managing projects
  • Strong self-motivation and enthusiasm with demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, highly detail-oriented environment
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, including strong proficiency in related technologies (Microsoft applications, Internet research platforms, etc)


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