Medical Director

Updated: October 2, 2019
Location: Newtown, PA, United States
Job ID: 5949

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We are GSW and speaking people is at the core of everything we do. We are a healthcare advertising agency that thinks just a bit differently, works just a bit closer and dives just a bit deeper. We welcome those who strive to work above and beyond their role, who voice their opinion and who are engaged in all aspects of the agency.


    • Strong experience in developing, reviewing, and managing accuracy and quality of scientific content produced within a pharmaceutical advertising agency
    • Provide client with strategic oversight
    • Evaluate how feedback gained from the meeting impacts the client’s tactical plans
    • Assess and communicate market trends; build thought leader and client relationships as well as internal collaborations with the teams
    • Add clinical expertise for new business pitches, including:
      • Building proposal and pitch decks
      • Developing scientific insights and strategy
    • Oversee the development of content for multiple disease states/clients, by:
      • Assisting medical writers and associate medical directors by ensuring appropriate messaging is communicated across all projects
      • Providing strategic scientific and/or medical advice to clients
    • Remain current on the latest clinical trial data and treatment trends
    • Prioritize and organize workload; manage multiple overlapping work streams
    • Conduct background and literature research to support new business efforts
    • Mentor and assist in training junior-level team members

Job Requirements

    • Advanced degree required (PhD, PharmD, MS)
    • MUST have 7+ years of experience in a scientific/medical role (experience in pharmaceutical advertising/medical communications is a plus)
    • Broad therapeutic category experience (Oncology experience is critical) 
    • Highly strategic with excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proven track record of helping to developing creative scientific solutions for pharmaceutical and healthcare clients
    • Excellent organization skills and precise attention to detail
    • Communicate clearly and articulately when writing and speaking
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