ghg London - Lead Medical CopyWriter
Darwin Health Care
London, GB
4d ago


ghg London Lead Medical CopyWriter Brand, Advertising & Promotions (Healthcare Advertising)

London, England, United Kingdom

About us

ghg is a full service, integrated, global communications agency and has since grown to a globally-recognized network of companies that speak health to every audience and in every medium that matters.

We are dedicated to building world-class healthcare brands among healthcare professionals and consumers, with a transmedia storytelling approach that covers digital and television broadcast media, print, medical education and managed access strategies.

We are a curious lot, by nature, and what we discover, we want to share. Step inside the walls of ghg and discover infectious energy, new ideas, new tech, and new ways of approaching healthcare.

Our London office brings the above to life in an exciting and truly unique environment. We are continuing to pitch and win significant and exciting pieces of new business

We are people who care.

We care about people’s health.

We care about doing a good job, doing our best, in fact, doing better.

And we care about each other whilst we do it.

About the role

We are seeking a Lead Medical CopyWriter to join the team and partner up with the Executive Creative Director to help continue to deliver inspiring, innovative work.

This role will require someone with extensive experience in healthcare advertising and take responsibility for writing copy for a wide variety of audiences and purposes across different therapy areas.

This is a leadership role and you must be able to have the strength of personality to challenge the norm and be prepared to push creative boundaries

The main day to day job responsibilities of this key role include :

  • Provide direction and manage workflow through the writing department, providing leadership and inspiration to writers and working closely with the creative team
  • Write medically and scientifically accurate copy that meets the brief and is delivered on time
  • You will be working across a wide range of therapy areas and materials, including innovative digital campaigns
  • As well as working on high level, complex scientific information, you will also be involved in conceptual work
  • Amend copy to incorporate comments from account-handling teams and / or the client
  • Proof-check and edit other peoples’ work
  • Attend client meetings
  • Develop an understanding of local and international regulations to enable high-quality, compliant management and execution of projects
  • Mentor and inspire the other writers within the team, 1-2-1 meetings, individual development plans, effective measurement through regular reviews
  • Extensive experience in medical writing in an agency environment
  • Experience with training and mentoring other writers
  • Excellent written English and ability to present
  • Requirements

    This role will be ideal for either an experienced senior / lead medical writer who wants to make the most of their medical writing background but working in a leadership role.

  • Strong scientific background science degree / PhD
  • Over 8 years experience in creative writing and experience of working within a creative healthcare agency on global campaigns
  • Solid understanding of the healthcare advertising industry
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Flexible and committed approach
  • Great attention to detail, combined with great organisational skills and a passion for accuracy enabling you to juggle multiple workstreams
  • High level of computer literacy, especially in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Benefits

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