Freelance Senior Medical Copywriter

Updated: May 28, 2024
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 2531






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Role Overview

The core of this role will involve the creation of accurate and engaging copy for Syneos Health’s communications business, forming part of our integrated European commercial division. The Freelance Senior Medical Copywriter will be responsible for taking complex scientific concepts and translating them into easy to understand, captivating copy.


  • Under the guidance of the Creative Directors, working within the Creative department alongside Art Directors, Designers and Scientific Strategists to create and support scientifically robust concepts and ideas
  • Writing accurate and engaging scientific copy in support of our clients’ projects
  • Producing high level work on-time and to budget
  • Presenting work to both internal and external stakeholders

Essential Requirements

  • Adept at analysing and extracting core data and transforming into sharp messages within impactful narratives  
  • Confident in owning and rationalising copy, in order to present to internal teams and clients
  • The ability to both champion work and gently challenge clients where necessary to drive best-in-class creatively-led scientific communications
  • A grounding in the healthcare communications industry
  • An undergraduate degree or higher within life sciences
  • Extensive medical writing experience
  • Experience working within a fast-paced agency setting
  • Confident in presenting work to clients, clearly and effectively
  • Able to adapt style to new and diverse projects and product types

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organisation designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life®. We have a proven pedigree in health, with industry titans in every facet of healthcare. This eliminates guesswork and fuels our passion for total, life-changing solutions. At the heart of health, we’re uniquely poised to predict what’s next and respond to the market’s demand for smarter and faster answers. We are able to help our customers make important decisions within their business due to our unique understanding of the complexities that come along with working in the healthcare industry. Syneos Health Communications is able to make the complex, simple.

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