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May 2017 Listings

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Position Titles:

Associate Director, Lung Medical Publications

Associate Director, Medical Affairs, US Publications

Associate Director, Medical Publications/Scientific Content, Eliquis

Associate Director, Scientific Communications

Associate Scientific Services Director (Publications)

Content Development Manager

Director, Medical Publications and Scientific Content CFIG

Director, Medical Communications and Publications

Director Publications and Scientific Content, Real World and Outcomes Research

Editorial and Account Management Roles

Medical Writer

Medical Writer - Publications

Medical Writer (Sales Training)

Project Manager

Publications Project Manager (Non IT)

Scientific Director

Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writers

Senior Medical Writers

Senior Medical Writer - Publications


Associate Director, Lung Medical Publications
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

The Medical Publications organization’s mission is to support the development of high quality medical publications to ensure clear, scientific communication of BMS data enabling the safe, appropriate use of and access to BMS medicines. The primary remit of the Associate Director, I-O Publications - Lung will be to partner in the development and execution of a comprehensive, globally aligned, strategic publication plans. The Associate Director, Lung will partner with Lung Medical Publications and Scientific Content lead working collaboratively across key functions and markets to ensure timely publications of data.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject or biomedical degree preferred; MS in biomedical discipline or equivalent with in-depth experience in publication management considered 

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, in both a regional and global capacity; experience in customer facing roles Expertise across all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process (investigational, registrational, pre & post-launch and marketed) 

  • Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) highly desirable 

  • Scientific expertise in Oncology with a particular focus on lung cancer is highly preferred Demonstrated track record of leading and executing in highly matrix environment working across wide range of functional areas Medical Affairs, Health Outcomes, R&D, regulatory, legal and commercial teams 

  • Understanding of clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods and clinical trial data reporting requirements 

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication 

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with exceptional time management skills are required for this highly visible global position 

  • Demonstrated track record of managing multiple, conflicting priorities in rapidly evolving, fast paced, complex environment with successful outcomes 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite applications and familiarity with publication management tools & systems (Datavision) 

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 25-30% of the time

Apply Online and enter Job Number: 1700656

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Position: Associate Director, Medical Affairs, US Publications
Company: ZS Pharma, Inc.
Location: San Mateo, CA

ZS Pharma Inc., (an AstraZeneca Group Company) is committed to advancing patient care by developing new therapeutic compounds to treat serious conditions related to kidney, cardiovascular and liver diseases.

Reporting to the VP Medical Affairs, Medical Communications and Information, the US Publications Lead will be responsible for the development and execution of the US publication plan for sodium zirconium cyclosilicate. The successful candidate for this role will demonstrate in-depth scientific knowledge of the disease state, the product and all relevant clinical studies. The US publications lead will also partner closely with the Global Publications lead and all appropriate team members to ensure alignment of internal and external communications on all publication related activities and ensure compliance with the ZS Pharma and AstraZeneca publication policies as well as with all related good publication practices and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement effective and consistent strategies for engaging external expertise to advise and shape the strategic publication plan.

  • Develop collaborative relationships with relevant stakeholders including academic and clinical experts, publishers and medical associations.

  • Ensure the use of good publications practices and principles among authors and internal stakeholders to guarantee that all publications are being authored, written and reviewed according to good publication practice standards (GPP3/ICMJE guidelines) and are consistent with all relevant company policies.

  • Responsible for budget management and oversight as well as the periodic review of relevant policies and SOPs.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree: PharmD, PhD or MD or related biomedical degree is preferred.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a biomedical discipline or equivalent with in-depth experience in publications management will also be considered.

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry is preferred with at least 5 years of direct experience in publications planning and management.

  • Certification as a Medical Publications Professional (CMPP) is strongly preferred.

  • Scientific expertise in Nephrology and Cardiovascular disease is a plus.

  • Good working knowledge of good publications practices and guidance (GPP3/ ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct and other guidance related to pre and post-marketing practices and scientific data communications.

  • Working knowledge and hands on experience with publications management and review tools and systems (i.e. Datavision; Veeva Vault).

  • 20 – 30% Travel is anticipated.

ZS Pharma, Inc. is an EOE.

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Position: Associate Director, Medical Publications/Scientific Content, Eliquis(1700657)
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for ensuring the clear, accurate and scientifically rigorous scientific communication of BMS information that informs the medical community for Eliquis in collaboration with our Alliance partners. This role will be report to the Lead, Medical Publications & Scientific Content CFIG / Marketed Products (MP). 

  • Partner with Alliance working collaboratively across key functions and markets to ensure success of BMS publications & content (ie. Strategically aligned publications and content plans, timely journal submissions/publications, congress presentations, scientific content). 

  • Accountable for aligned creation of scientific and medical information across the Alliance. 

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject or biomedical degree preferred; MS in biomedical discipline or equivalent with in-depth experience in publication management considered. 

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, in both a regional and global capacity. 

  • Expertise across all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process (investigational, registrational, pre & post-launch and marketed). 

  • Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) highly desirable. 

  • Scientific expertise in cardiovascular preferred. 

  • Experience working in highly matrix environment across an Alliance and with a broad range of functional areas and collaborating with the Medical Affairs, Health Outcomes, R&D 

  • Understanding of the clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods and clinical trial data reporting requirements. 

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication. 

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with exceptional time management skills are required for this highly visible global position. 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite applications and familiarity with publication management tools & systems (Datavision). 

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Apply Online and enter Job Number: 1700657

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Position: Associate Director, Scientific Communications
Company: Alkermes
Location: Waltham, MA

As a product and disease state expert within Medical Affairs, the Associate Director, Scientific Communications will provide medical, scientific and technical expertise to support product scientific communications planning and to provide essential medical support to marketed products and late-stage products. Develop, manage and track scientific communications plans. Develop and review publications for medical and scientific content accuracy. Ensure compliance with publication-related policies and procedures. Leads, co-leads or supports the development of key product materials including abstracts, posters/presentations, peer-reviewed manuscripts, etc.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Create, manage and track strategic scientific communications plans in a cross-functional manner

  • Content development: manuscripts, abstracts, posters, slide decks, monographs, etc.

  • Develop in-depth therapeutic knowledge of disease, epidemiology, product and competitor product information; act as a resource to others external to Medical Affairs

  • Serve as medical communications contact and resource to internal teams, especially Project Teams regarding product and therapeutic area

  • Create and/or review for accuracy and strategic alignment communications containing medical and scientific content intended for internal and external customers, including a scientific communication platform

  • Proactively reach out and collaborate closely with members of other internal teams

  • Identify, collect and provide relevant information and input into business activities such as product and competitor insights, medical product plan and deliverables, new business assessments and other requests

  • Serve as authoritative source of medical/ scientific expertise

  • Scientific & Medical Communications lead for therapeutic area publication working groups or projects

  • Partner with Medical Directors to develop scientific communications

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

  • Maintain close interactions with Compliance, Clinical Development, Marketing and other internal and external stakeholders

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Demonstrates and models excellent performance in the medical communications role.

  • Takes initiative and works independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrates and models excellent performance in the medical communications role. Is a resource to other colleagues; provides guidance, coaching and mentoring within Medical Affairs

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with competing priorities

  • Ability to read, interpret, and convey complex scientific information

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively towards a common goal

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry regulations, guidelines, standards and practices, including GPP3, ICMJE guidelines.

  • Experience working in a team environment

  • Demonstrated results orientation and problem solving skills

  • Domestic and International travel may be required (20%)

Ideal Background/Education/Certifications:

  • Advanced scientific degree preferred (MD, PhD, PharmD, APRN)

  • Healthcare/scientific related degrees may be accepted.

  • CMPP certification is a plus, but not required

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development or related field in the industry, preferably in Serious Mental Illness (schizophrenia, depression and/or addiction)

  • Excellent scientific writing skills and publication development experiences

  • Ability to lead initiatives and teams within Medical Affairs and cross functionally

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry regulations, guidelines, standards and practices

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills in a complex and matrixed environment and in complex situations

Apply Via Email: to AnnMarie Seymour, at AnnMarie.Seymour@alkermes.com with an updated resume and your availability to connect.

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Position: Associate Scientific Services Director (Publications)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of a medical writing team to include Medical Writers and Senior Medical Writers

  • Manage all aspects of delivery of scientific content that meets client needs, internal quality standards and timelines

  • Act as lead writer (if required) for one or more accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs

  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches as needed

  • Monitor your own/writers’ adherence to budget and utilization rates and take remedial action if required

  • Assist the Scientific Services Director in preparing and updating SOPs/training modules 

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Flexible work arrangements may be available.

Experience, skills, and qualifications

Essential:

  • Life science degree

  • 5 years' minimum agency experience with a focus on medical publications

  • Proven ability to successfully drive results through others 

  • Strong people management skills

  • Oncology experience

Desirable:

  • Advanced degree in life sciences, pharmacy or medicine (PhD, PharmD, MD)

To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations.

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

Visit our website at www.insciencecommunications.com or www.springerhealthcare.com.

Springer Nature is an EOE.

Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

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Position: Content Development Manager
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: Philadelphia, PA or New York, NY 

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research.

The Content Development Manager supports the development and delivery of medical/scientific education and training services to the pharmaceutical industry. The ideal candidate is a confident communicator and solution developer, with the experience and motivation to develop engaging learning programs. This diverse and exciting role presents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with the commitment, experience, and drive to work with the world's leading pharmaceutical companies to ensure that the educational needs of both their internal audience.

Responsibilities:

  • Review editorial, scientific and clinical content of learning projects for accuracy and relevance (including but not limited to: eLearning programs, apps, booklets, PowerPoint slides, digital magazines)

  • Assist in developing needs analyses, learning curriculums, and strategic training initiatives based on principles of adult learning

  • Manage internally and externally written content to ensure that it meets Springer Healthcare’s quality standards and is in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements/processes

  • Ensure appropriate syntax, style, and content flow for different product types and target audiences (from clinical specialist to pharmaceutical sales representative); amend or rewrite content as needed

  • Provide timely, consistent and constructive feedback to writers and other contributors

  • Direct content through appropriate review and workflow processes, to ensure on-time delivery and content quality

  • Assist in commissioning and contracting thought leader authors and editors, as needed

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree required, graduate degree in the sciences or scientific writing preferred

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in scientific, technical or medical editing or writing within a training agency environment

  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process

  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize and organize work, meet tight deadlines, adapt to shifting deadlines, and successfully function within a team environment

  • Experience with AMA style referencing, ability to adapt to house style/format

  • Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro required; knowledge of Adobe

  • Ability to successfully and efficiently interact with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels: writers, editorial and support staff, clients/sponsors, and key members of the scientific/medical community

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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Position: Director, Medical Publications and Scientific Content CFIG
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for ensuring the clear, accurate and scientifically rigorous scientific communication of BMS information that informs the medical community for new assets in Cardiovascular, Fibrosis, Immunoscience and Genetically Defined Diseases (CFIG). This role will be report to the Lead, Medical Publications & Scientific Content CFIG / Marketed Products (MP). 

  • Partner with Medical Leads working collaboratively across key functions and markets to ensure success of BMS publications & content (ie. Strategically aligned publications and content plans, timely journal submissions/publications, congress presentations, scientific content, medical information content) for defined assets.

  • Accountable for aligned creation of scientific and medical information across the BMS enterprise for CFIG therapeutic areas. 

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject or biomedical degree preferred; MS in biomedical discipline or equivalent with in-depth experience in publication management considered. 

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, in both a regional and global capacity. 

  • Expertise across all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process (investigational, registrational, pre & post-launch and marketed). 

  • Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) highly desirable. 

  • Scientific expertise in cardiovascular, fibrotic disease, immunoscience, sepsis and/or rare diseases preferred. 

  • Experience working in highly matrix environment across a broad range of functional areas and collaborating with the Medical Affairs, Health Outcomes, R&D, regulatory, legal and commercial teams. 

  • Understanding of the clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods and clinical trial data reporting requirements. 

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication. 

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with exceptional time management skills are required for this highly visible global position. 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite applications and familiarity with publication management tools & systems (Datavision). 

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 20 – 25% of time.

Apply Online and enter Job Number: 1700661

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Position: Director Publications and Scientific Content, Real World and Outcomes Research
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for ensuring the clear, accurate and scientifically rigorous communication of BMS real world/outcomes research information for Eliquis. This role will report to the Lead, WW Real World/Outcomes Research Publications and Content.

  • Engage with key internal stakeholders to facilitate early identification of anticipated data disclosures that may be relevant enabling timely preparation of other data dependent communications

  • Deliver strategically aligned scientific content including slide decks, MI letters, dossier on RW/OR data in partnership with WWHEOR leads, Access leads, Field Medical Communication Liasion RW/OR and HQ Medical leads working collaboratively across key functions and markets to.

  • Deliver strategically aligned publication plans and timely journal submissions/publications and congress presentations of RW/OR data in partnership with WWHEOR leads, WW Pubs/Content leads and HQ Medical Leads.

  • Implement effective & consistent strategies for engaging matrix teams and external authors to advise on & shape publication plan strategy

  • Establishing and regularly communicating clear metrics aligned to meeting customer needs and demonstrating desired outcomes of activities

  • Manages 3rd party providers to ensure the timely delivery of quality publications and scientific content

  • Review publication drafts for scientific quality and to ensure alignment & consistency with author direction, scientific communication platform & key communication points supported by data

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree: Clinical/Science degree required; MS in health economics/epidemiology preferred; Scientific expertise in CV preferred.

  • A minimum of 8 years experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry

  • Experience in developing scientific publication/content strategy, planning and execution

  • Experience working in highly matrix environment across a broad range of functional areas and collaborating with the Medical Affairs, HEOR, R&D, regulatory, legal, access and commercial teams.

  • Awareness of introductory health economics and outcomes research, comparative effectiveness research (CER), health technology assessment (HTA) landscape and reporting requirements

  • Ability to review, assess and synthesize CER, health outcomes and pharmacoeconomic evidence

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication desirable.

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with exceptional time management skills are required for this highly visible global position.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite applications and familiarity with publication management tools & systems (Datavision) preferred.

Apply Online and enter Job Number: 1700659

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Position: Editorial and Account Management Roles (at all levels)
Company: inScience Communications
Location: UK (Chester and London) and USA (Philadelphia and New York)

inScience Communications is a medical communications agency with over 30 years of experience in the industry. We offer excellent opportunities for career progression with a focus on employee satisfaction and retention.

We're looking for talented people in the UK and the USA, keen to take on new roles as part of our expanding operation, working with some of the biggest names in the pharmaceutical industry.

We are looking for individuals at all levels across our editorial and account management teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity offering real variety on a day-to-day basis. You will work with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation and will be joining a supportive team who actively share ideas and work in partnership with our clients. As a rapidly growing company, with continuing plans for expansion, now is an excellent time to join the team and make a difference.

inScience Communications provides strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global and local pharmaceutical industry. Our four global offices are based in Chester, London, Philadelphia and New York. inScience Communications is a brand of Springer Healthcare. Springer Healthcare is part of the Springer Nature group. You can find out more about our company structure at http://www.springernature.com/gb/.

Springer Nature is the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company employs almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

Please contact our recruitment team at workforinscience@springer.com with any queries or to talk through your current situation and where you might fit in. 

To find out more and for a full list of vacancies visit www.insciencecommunications.com

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Position: Director, Medical Communications and Publications
Company: Global Blood Therapeutics
Location: South San Francisco, California

Position Summary:

The Director, Medical Communications & Publications will be responsible for leading and developing a medical communication and publications strategy for GBT’s clinical product(s) and trials and pipeline drugs, which will enable the company to realize its mission of delivering best-in-class medicines to patients with grievous blood disorders. This role will report to the Vice President, Medical Affairs.

This individual will display an understanding of the key role medical affairs plays in enhancing the safe and effective use of drugs and educating clinicians and patients regarding their use. Additionally, he/she will support the clinical and commercial vision and provide cross functional support. This individual will have strategic and operational responsibilities for all aspects of medical communications and publications.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the liaison with the KOLs, HCPs, and GBT clinical development, and others who may approach communications from a variety of perspectives.

  • Develop and execute an integrated, consistent medical communications and publications plan that supports clinical and commercialization strategies focusing on strategic communications and publications planning along the relevant events in the Hematology market.

  • Collaborate with the Preclinical, Clinical Development, Corporate Communications and Medical Affairs teams to translate data evidence into medical strategy and finally into medical communication objectives, key messages and activities.

  • Lead strategic planning and oversight of implementation of abstracts, posters, manuscripts, oral presentations for key meetings and gain input and agreement on the Congress Plans from cross-functional teams, including materials for booths, for advisory boards and for resources for Medical Science Liaisons.

  • Provide support and/or development of field based educational and promotional materials for scientific accuracy.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A medical or scientific degree (PharmD, PhD, DO, MD, MS or RN) preferred with 6+ years of Medical Communications/Publications experience. Experience in the Hematology drug market desired.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications. Proficient with evaluating and reporting complex scientific and clinical data and translating them into simple messages. Quick understanding of a disease landscape.

  • Must have proven experience working in a matrixed environment and be an effective collaborator either in the biotech/pharma industry or at a Medical Communication/Publications agency.

  • Strong knowledge of regulatory/compliance regarding promotion, Pharma guidelines and all other relevant industry standards.

Fit with GBT culture:

  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise

  • Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual contributor

  • Values-based leadership consistent with GBT's Core Values

  • Excitement about the vision and mission of GBT

  • Flexibility

  • Integrity

NOTE: This position summary is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Global Blood Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Position: Medical Writer
Company: Axon Communications
Location: Rye Brook/Manhattan

COME AND CHECK OUT FASCINATING MEDICAL COMMUNICATIONS CAREER OPENINGS WITH AXON COMMUNICATIONS (www.axon-com.com) - We're hiring in our New York office, located in the peaceful, semi-rural but well-connected setting of Rye Brook, NY, easily accessible from Manhattan, Westchester and Fairfield counties. We are currently looking for full-time medical writers for positions ranging from entry level to senior level with up to 8 years agency experience, who have or wish to develop first-class insights into a variety of therapeutic areas including CNS disorders, chronic inflammatory and respiratory diseases, ophthalmology, women’s and men's health and immuno-oncology. By joining AXON you will become part of a vibrant young medcomms team whose day-to-day professional life is filled with diversity and opportunity; you will be encouraged to access our wider network’s exciting and cutting-edge capabilities in digital and creative services, analytics and insight and healthcare public relations.

Axon Communications has chosen its base at 800 Westchester Avenue (www.800westchester.com) which has been Westchester County, New York's most visible corporate landmark for over 20 years with some of the most desired onsite amenities (gym, cafeteria, covered parking, onsite banking and salon) as well as close proximity to Rye Ridge and Rye town shopping and restaurants. We are easily accessible by road via I-287 and I-95 from Tappan Zee, Bronx and New England approaches, or by rail to Rye Station on the New Haven and Harlem Metro-North train lines, being approximately 40 minutes east from either Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan or west from Fairfield, CT. Additionally for rail travellers, there is a no cost, shuttle service during rush hour. We also have possibilities to use one of our sister company's office in the Flatiron district of Manhattan.

We are looking for biomedical science executives who have the ability to:

  • Translate complex scientific data into clear, concise content 

  • Work to client-specified briefs and to exacting deadlines

  • Think strategically and innovatively 

  • Execute projects with exceptionally high quality

  • Manage multiple priorities and balance a sizeable workload

  • Communicate well with internal and external stakeholders at various levels 

  • Be comfortable in a team setting and can work collaboratively with both scientific and client services colleagues

  • Demonstrate leadership with decision making and office etiquette 

  • Work independently yet thrive as part of a team when called upon

Send us your resum today to info-axonus@axon-com.com if you are interested in a career with AXON!

Apply Via Email: to cgrantham@axon-com.com or cell (203-807-2046)

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Position: Medical Writer, Publications
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

The Medical Writer prepares scientific content of medical communications (focus: publications, posters, abstracts) that satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, timing and cost.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit scientific content for a range of medical communications, according to client needs, deadline, budget and internal quality standards, as directed by the Scientific Services Team Leader

  • Contribute to account plans, strategic publication plans and publication programs, where appropriate, by maintaining current awareness of developments in therapeutic area or discipline and the Springer Healthcare product portfolio

  • Present to clients the results of activities, when required, e.g. publication plans, results of competitive intelligence reports, and to contribute to client brainstorming meetings

  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate

  • Support team working principles within the business unit, account team and other departments and collaboration between business units by attending team and editorial meetings/tutorials 

  • Record and monitor actual time spent on a project against budgeted time, and complete timesheets in an accurate and timely manner

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Note: Flexible work arrangements are available.

Experience, skills, and qualifications

Essential:

  • At least one (1) year in as a writer for a medical communication agency or as an internal medical communications writer for a pharmaceutical, healthcare, clinical research, academic research or publishing company

  • Degree in Life Science or pharmacy, pharmacology or medicine (or equivalent); PhD, PharmD or MD 

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite and referencing software (ie, Endnote, Refman, etc.)

  • Manages time well and able to work independently

To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations.

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

Visit our website at www.insciencecommunications.com or www.springerhealthcare.com.

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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Position: Medical Writer (Sales Training)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: Philadelphia, PA or New York, NY

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years’ experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.

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 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, timing and cost.

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 scientific liaisons, healthcare professionals, and pharmaceutical representatives

  •  Manage external medical writers or thought leader contributors to ensure that content developed is of the highest editorial quality, and in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes

  •  Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation

  •  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 

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • BS/BA in a scientific discipline (or licensed certification), masters or higher preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years’ writing and editorial experience within an agency environment

  • Experience in sales training, medical communication, or tactical medical education required; proven creativity preferred (eg, journalism, writing for a lay audience)

  • MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro required

  • Superior language and communication skills with the abilitiy to translate complex scientfic materials  into various formats efficiently

  • Customer focus, teamwork, innovation, communication, business awareness

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also collaboratively with a team

  • Understanding of the healthcare industry

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Springer Nature is an EOE. 

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Position: Project Manager
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: Philadelphia, PA

inScience Communications is a brand of Springer Healthcare, a leading full service medical communications agency, which forms part of Springer Nature, the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years' experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.

For a full overview of our business solutions, please watch our Springer Healthcare Showreel or the inScience Communications Showreel.

Functioning as a key member of an account team, the Project Manager is responsible for the coordination of all account activities, including seeing projects through from confirmation to completion and delivery to the client.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the management of high quality medical communication projects

  • Monitor project costs in close liaison with the Finance Department

  • Responsible for reporting project associated time on a daily basis

  • Regular liaison with internal and external teams and clients, authors and suppliers to aid successful delivery of projects

  • Be the central source of information for the projects within the account and provide account team members with all relevant and necessary information at every stage of the project’s life

  • Maintain close contact with the client and any external contributors, speakers, meeting support agencies, as appropriate

  • Share knowledge and expertise with colleagues to assist in the overall growth of the company

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Skills, experience, and expertise

Essential:

  • 1-2 years’ previous experience in a client service environment, within the pharmaceutical/healthcare sectors required

  • Advanced facility with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate with individuals at all levels

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines

  • Proactive, ability to work without direct supervision and exhibit initiative in coordinating projects

  • Comfortable operating within an informal, flexible, highly results-oriented corporate culture

  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills

  • Focused on the client’s needs; team player

Desirable:

  • Experience working with publications, posters, and abstracts a plus

  • Agency environment preferred

  • Experience with Datavision an advantage

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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Position: Publications Project Manager (Non IT)
Company: CHC Group
Location: Chadds Ford, PA; Yardley, PA or North Wales, PA

CHC Group, LLC (CHC) is a medical communications company focused on medical/scientific content development and consultative services. At CHC Group, our value is our people, who consistently deliver the highest-quality work to our clients. The Publications Project Manager will oversee a portfolio of publication projects throughout all stages of development for our pharmaceutical and medical device clients. Project Managers create project plans and manage workflows of a variety of projects developed by our editorial staff members. A key area of responsibility is to lead all aspects of team operations, including maintaining accurate financial records on behalf of our company and our clients.

CHC, recently acquired by ICON plc, provides strategic consultation and medical communication services to our clients for more than 20 years. We are insightful, inventive, and inspired! Our teams apply a proven approach, creative perspective, and a passion for scientific rigor to help our clients achieve their objectives. Now that we have joined the ICON family, we offer additional career opportunities for our current and future employees. ICON is a fast-growing global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, known for its innovative approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the execution of client publication development processes (initiation–publication)

  • Demonstrate strong financial management and business acumen

  • Assist in the development of proposals and project budget estimates

  • Manage client invoicing per service agreements and track revenue to be recognized

  • Assess project risks and identify solutions to enhance efficiency, maintain productivity and quality, and achieve client goals

  • Develop, monitor, and revise project plans, timelines, and milestones

  • Ensure deliverables meet with client expectations and preferences

  • Develop and oversee team SOPs and update them as needed

  • Oversee publication review/approval process and client publication management tool

  • Lead project status meetings with internal team, clients, and external contractors

  • Serve as the project point of contact for clients, authors, and internal support teams

  • Responsible for managing project resourcing

  • Oversee and train Project Coordinator(s)

  • Understand and oversee industry compliance standards (eg, The Sunshine Act, ICMJE and GPP3)

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) 

  • PMP, CAPM, and CMPP are encouraged to apply

  • 4+ years of publication project management experience within a medical communications team environment, supporting biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, or a related field Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Microsoft SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat; DropBox, and WebEx (or similar systems) preferred

  • Working within a team environment 

  • Experience supporting/coordinating publications process flow in a healthcare communications agency or pharmaceutical environment

  • Strong understanding of the medical publications review, approval, and submissions process

  • Strong financial management 

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks to meet tight deadlines 

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and experience with client interface

CHC Group, an ICON plc Company is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Position: Scientific Director
Company: CMC
Location: Hackensack, NJ or San Francisco, CA

Established for 25 years, CMC is a leading healthcare communications company, with offices in Radnor, PA, Hackensack, NJ, San Francisco, CA and the UK. Supporting global clients, our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging and inventive, rooted in scientific integrity, and injected with commercial insight. 

CMC is committed to investing in our people and seek to maximize the potential of all of our team members, providing challenging and interesting careers in medical communications. To learn more about our well established business visit us at http://www.complete-mc.com.

As a Scientific Director, you will be working with a growing office based team in the US and additional colleagues based in the UK. We are truly a global organization, and in joining us you will be challenged to provide strategic insight and direction at a high level for your accounts, in addition to working with a talented and experienced editorial team to ensure high-quality delivery of all multi-channel programs.

This could be a fantastic opportunity for you to build on your experience in planning and delivering scientific communication programs and to provide a fresh, innovative outlook for our clients. 

As a Scientific Director, you will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Leading key accounts, while partnering with some of the top global pharmaceutical companies.

  • Using your excellent relationship-building skills to maintain and grow your accounts.

  • Leading your teams, providing clear briefing, reviewing, and project management with an emphasis on inspiring high performance by bringing out the very best in others.

  • Working on several different therapy areas and across a wide range of services.

  • Helping and supporting CMC as we expand our multi-channel service offering.

We are looking for candidates with breadth as well as depth of experience. You will be able to combine your publication planning and editorial experience with broader skills that will help deliver high-quality work to our clients. 

In return, CMC offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package which includes Health Insurance from a leading U.S. carrier, Dental and Vision coverage, Paid Time Off, 10+ holidays per calendar year, Commuter Savings Plan, Retirement Savings Plan, Flexible Savings Account, Dependent Care Account, and access to Employee & Family Leave and Short-Term Disability after 30 days of employment. 

If you are passionate about excelling at your career and want to make a real impact, then this opportunity could be just right for you.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer
Company: CMC
Location: Hackensack, NJ or San Francisco, CA

Established for 25 years, CMC is a leading healthcare communications company with offices in Radnor, PA, Hackensack, NJ, San Francisco, CA and the UK. Supporting global clients, our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging and inventive, rooted in scientific integrity, and injected with commercial insight.

Our Hackensack, NJ and San Francisco, CA office is searching for a Senior Medical Writer to work on some of the most exciting healthcare products globally. Your writing will be found on publications such as book chapters and editorials, posters, abstracts, presentations, manuscripts, review articles, literature review and more.

To qualify for this opportunity, you will need the right blend of skills to produce high-quality communications, and the ability to liaise directly and effectively with clients and clinical experts. Equally as important, prior medical writing experience within the industry at either a pharmaceutical company or a medical communications agency is required.

Further qualifications we desire are:

  • Life science degree -- preferably a PhD. 

  • A proven track record in medical communications is essential.

  • Ability to coordinate the delivery of editorial projects.

  • Ability to provide scientific excellence across a number of accounts and therapy areas.

The wide variety of clients we work with allows our staff to broaden their experience through multiple and exciting project types. We are exceptionally proud of our company culture; we support and respect our team members, offer great work-life balance solutions and we empower individuals to learn, grow and develop, all in a free-thinking environment of innovation and ideas.

In return, CMC offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package which includes Health Insurance from a leading U.S. carrier, Dental and Vision coverage, Paid Time Off, 10+ holidays per calendar year, Commuter Savings Plan, Retirement Savings Plan, Flexible Savings Account, Dependent Care Account, and access to Employee & Family Leave and Short-Term Disability after 30 days of employment.

If you are passionate about excelling at your career and want to make a real impact, then this opportunity could be just right for you.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer
Company: Madison Black
Location: Remote Based/Work from Home

This is an exciting home based opportunity for a Senior Medical Writer with a background in high science, medical publications! In this role, you will be responsible as the scientific lead on one or more accounts. Deliverables will include abstracts, posters, manuscripts and oral presentations for scientific congresses.

My client offers a collaborative environment with a team committed to excellence. This agency has a friendly and inclusive work culture where you are supported in finding success. This agency recognizes their employees are their best asset and encourage upward mobility by enabling them to realize their potential within a meritocratic culture that is demanding and exciting.

Requirements:

  • Doctorate level degree PharmD, PhD or MD

  • 2-3 years writing and editing experience as a senior medical writer in a medical communications agency and 1-2 years experience focused on publications deliverables

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents (clinical study reports, regulatory submissions, clinical papers). 

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to speak and present effectively before internal and external stakeholders. Strong ability to build relationships and rapport

  • Knowledge of Datavision and EndNote

  • Understanding of ICMJE and GPP guidelines and regulations

  • Ability to write abstracts, posters, manuscripts

Apply Via Email: to Lauren Cooney at L.Cooney@MadisonBlack.com with an updated resume and your availability to connect.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer(s)
Company: CHC Group
Location: Chadds Ford, PA; Yardley, PA or North Wales, PA

CHC Group, LLC (CHC) is a medical communications company focused on medical/scientific content development and consultative services. At CHC Group, our value is our people, who consistently deliver the highest-quality work to our clients. As a Senior Medical Writer you will provide senior level medical/clinical writing support for as part of a dedicated team servicing a particular pharmaceutical client. This includes development of outlines, manuscripts, abstracts, scientific posters, and slide presentations that are generally focused on a specific therapeutic area. The Senior Medical Writer works closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to meet client expectations, budgets and timelines.

CHC, recently acquired by ICON plc, provides strategic consultation and medical communication services to our clients for more than 20 years. We are insightful, inventive, and inspired! Our teams apply a proven approach, creative perspective, and a passion for scientific rigor to help our clients achieve their objectives. Now that we have joined the ICON family, we offer additional career opportunities for our current and future employees. ICON is a fast-growing global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, known for its innovative approach.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and write senior level program-specific content for educational and promotional initiatives, including journal articles, monographs, slide kits, meeting summaries, patient case histories, multimedia program scripts, etc.

  • Represent the business unit to key physician thought leaders and authors or similar.

  • Assist sales and project management teams or similar in expanding their knowledge regarding products and their applicable disease states.

  • Collaborate with production manager and art director or similar to develop content according to lay-out concepts and sound medical thought.

  • Assist and support other MediMedia editorial initiatives with medical expertise as workflow and management allows.

Experience and Skills:

  • You must have an advanced science degree (PharmD, PhD or MD) or Masters level and five (5) years or more corporate/business experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Three (3) or more years relevant pharmaceutical/medical writing experience required.

  • Excellent demonstrable understanding of ICMJE and GPP guidelines and regulations required.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. 

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.

  • Ability to write presentations and articles for peer reviewed publications that conform to prescribed style and format.

  • Must demonstrate a command of the English language (read, write and speak).

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software, Graphics software (eg, PowerPoint or Prism), Biliographic software eg, EndNote) and any other applicable software as may be needed by the job from time to time as it changes.

  • Must demonstrate strong experience in relationship-building and experience in collaborating with large and strategic accounts.

  • Travel to professional meetings, client locations, and other project-related travel may be required.

CHC Group, an ICON plc Company is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Position: Senior Medical Writers
Company: Fishawack Medical Communications
Location: San Francisco

Fishawack Group of Companies – Senior Editorial Roles

Feeling like a big fish in a little pond or a little fish in a big pond? The Fishawack Group of Companies may be able to help! One of the largest independently-owned specialist medical communications agencies – with over 200 employees globally – we value individuals, encourage creative thinking and provide a uniquely rewarding editorial career structure.  

We are currently looking for talented and experienced Senior Medical Writers, Editorial Project Leaders, Principal Writers, Editorial Managers/Team Leaders, Editorial Business Managers & Scientific Advisors/Directors across all of our offices.

In order to apply you will need to have:

  • at least 2 years + of medical writing experience in a medical communications agency environment

  • experience of a broad range of projects, and the ability to apply that experience to new projects

  • project leadership capabilities

  • organisational and process management skills

  • the ability to proactively solve problems on projects

  • commercial awareness 

If you are a motivated individual who wants to work in an industry-leading organisation, and you believe you possess the skills for one of these roles, then please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@fishawack.com.

Apply Via Email: to recruitment@fishawack.com with CV and cover letter. 

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Position: Senior Medical Writer (Publications)
Company: Springer Healthcare

Location: Philadelphia, PA or New York, NY

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

The Senior Medical Writer writes and manages delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines. Heavy focus on publications, posters, and abstracts.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as Lead Writer for one or more major accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs

  • Review scientific content according to client needs, internal quality standards and agreed specifications, budgets and timeframes

  • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation

  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate

  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches

  • Participate fully in briefing and brainstorming meetings

  • Provide scientific expertise to Business Development in the development of new business pitches and proposals 

  • In conjunction with the Scientific Services Director and Assistant Scientific Services Director(s), help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • BSc/BA, preferably in life sciences; PharmD, MD or PhD strongly preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in medical writing within in a medical communications agency or publishing environment

  • An excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process

  • Experience in data handling and analysis

  • Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills

  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages 

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to manage multiple writing projects at one time

  • Strong communicator with the ability to present clearly and confidently to the highest level of customer

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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Position: Scientific Director

Company:
CMC

Location:
Hackensack NJ or San Francisco CA

Ad copy submitted:

Scientific Director - CMC - Hackensack NJ, or San Francisco CA
 
Established for 25 years, CMC is a leading healthcare communications company, with offices in Radnor, PA, Hackensack, NJ, San Francisco, CA and the UK. Supporting global clients, our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging and inventive, rooted in scientific integrity, and injected with commercial insight. 
 
CMC is committed to investing in our people and seek to maximize the potential of all of our team members, providing challenging and interesting careers in medical communications. To learn more about our well established business visit us at http://www.complete-mc.com/. 
 
As a Scientific Director, you will be working with a growing office based team in the US and additional colleagues based in the UK. We are truly a global organization, and in joining us you will be challenged to provide strategic insight and direction at a high level for your accounts, in addition to working with a talented and experienced editorial team to ensure high-quality delivery of all multi-channel programs.
 
This could be a fantastic opportunity for you to build on your experience in planning and delivering scientific communication programs and to provide a fresh, innovative outlook for our clients. 
 
As a Scientific Director, you will be responsible for the following, but not limited to;
•                 Leading key accounts, while partnering with some of the top global pharmaceutical companies.
•                 Using your excellent relationship-building skills to maintain and grow your accounts.
•                 Leading your teams, providing clear briefing, reviewing, and project management with an emphasis on inspiring high performance by bringing out the very best in others.
•                 Working on several different therapy areas and across a wide range of services.
•                 Helping and supporting CMC as we expand our multi-channel service offering.
 
We are looking for candidates with breadth as well as depth of experience. You will be able to combine your publication planning and editorial experience with broader skills that will help deliver high-quality work to our clients. 
In return, CMC offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package which includes Health Insurance from a leading U.S. carrier, Dental and Vision coverage, Paid Time Off, 10+ holidays per calendar year, Commuter Savings Plan, Retirement Savings Plan, Flexible Savings Account, Dependent Care Account, and access to Employee & Family Leave and Short-Term Disability after 30 days of employment. 
 
If you are passionate about excelling at your career and want to make a real impact, then this opportunity could be just right for you please visit our website to apply: http://www.complete-mc.com/.


Website link for applicants:
http://www.complete-mc.com/job-vacancies/