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Medical Director: Publications – Medical Communications – Global Scientific and Life Science Communications Organisation – remote anywhere in US with a willingness to travel nationally. *** Priority Role *** Salary available from $120,000 - $150,000 + excellent benefits.

The Company

Global communications organisation focused on accelerating scientific advancement and solving global problems with science and technology solutions.

  • Strategic and tactical scientific content solutions for global life science organisations
  • Publishing solutions for journals and researchers
  • Established over 20 years with a global workforce of 3000+ experts and offices in 9 countries.
  • 100% remote role and the company consistently rank amongst the top 20 on a global list of the Top 100 Companies for Telecommute Jobs.
  • Clients are global bio-pharmaceutical companies and the work spans Publications, Medical Information and Medical Communications.

The Role

This priority role is for a Medical Director: Publications will partner with client teams in developing and executing their strategic publication plans.

  • Develop and execute publication plans for both investigational and mature products including gap analyses, needs assessments, scientific platforms, identifying target audiences, and journals and congresses.
  • Develop digital content to supplement traditional publications
  • Provide congress support and conduct advisory board meetings
  • Training, mentoring, upskilling and reviewing the work of the medical writing team
  • Being the scientific lead in client pitches and business development meetings
  • Travel to client locations in the US and beyond


An accomplished Medical Communications professional working at Medical Director level or equivalent in the scientific writing team of a pharmaceutical company or medical communications agency.

  • A background of core medical writing experience
  • Experience across several therapy areas with strong editorial skills
  • An MD / PhD or similar advanced degree
  • An interest and ability to train and inspire the junior writers.

What should you do next?

This is a priority role for this global life science and communications company and is a role not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to lead the development of strategic publication plans by partnering with pharmaceutical client teams. To discuss this Medical Director: Publications role further or to find out about other Medical Communications jobs I’m currently working on, please get in touch or hit apply to submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the UK or European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.
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Job Consultant

Louise Lavelle

Medical Communication and Medical Education

Associate Director

01625 541037

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