Medical Writer, Training

Springer Healthcare
Published
August 11, 2022
Location
United States
Category
Other  
Job Type
Work Setting
In-office

Description

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
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