Senior Medical Copywriter

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Updated: September 23, 2021
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 133723

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Syneos Health maintains a dynamic, fast-paced working environment. Each day contains different challenges and opportunities to learn. We take promising ideas, turn them into commercial realities, and manage the life of a product or device from its inception to its completion.

We demand the best from our people but in return we offer a creative environment designed to allow you to be yourself and achieve your potential. We also offer unparalleled career development opportunities and brilliant benefits.

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 Senior Medical Copywriter will be responsible for taking complex scientific concepts and translating them into easy to understand, captivating copy.


“The science story is the foundation on which authentic creative is built.”

Syneos Health, London is looking for a Senior Medical Writer to work within the creative department. This is an opportunity to define the scientific story of many leading Rx brands in an award-winning agency group. 


 Write accurate and engaging scientific copy in support of our clients’ projects

 Produce continuously high level work to brief, on-time 

 Work closely with creative and strategic leadership to deliver compelling and scientifically robust stories

 Openly discuss ideas and progress with colleagues, including art directors & designers

 Present work to both internal account teams and clients

 Quickly acclimatise to new and diverse therapy areas, sometimes at short notice

 Understand brands and product types across a broad range of therapeutic areas

 Communicate issues to relevant colleagues in a timely and accurate fashion

 Support other members of the team across creative and other departments


Job Requirements

Essential knowledge, skills, experience

  • Undergraduate degree or higher within life sciences
  • Extensive medical writing experience and working in fast-paced agency settings 
  • Confident in presenting work to clients, clearly and effectively
  • Understand the different components of pharma brand building and actively collaborate across medical and creative output
  • Know your role/responsibility within wider team and able to respond to team decisions


At Syneos Health Communications, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health™, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

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