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Senior Editor – Global Healthcare Communications – Up to £40K + Bonus + Benefits

Join a global healthcare communications team as Senior Editor and use your advanced copy-editing and proofreading skills to ensure the production of high-quality medical communication programs and materials for global pharmaceutical clients, patients and HCP’s.

The Company

Award winning company with a proven track record of developing or commercialising best-selling products.

  • Great opportunities for a career in innovative clinical research
  • Industry leading clients across healthcare and biopharma companies
  • Highly collaborative multidisciplinary teams
  • Accounts are pam-European, US and UK
  • Specialise in engaging and communicating with patients and healthcare professionals on a range of healthcare topics, ranging from clinical trial awareness to medical education and support
  • Exceptional training and development
  • Global company with multiple UK offices.

The Role

Senior Medical Editor on the global healthcare communications team of this forward thinking and innovative Clinical Research Organisation in Berkshire.

  • Edit and proofread copy to agreed style and specification, checking content, clarity, accuracy, consistency, syntax and grammar. Collaborating with creative designers on design options.
  • Mark up approved copy and draw up page plans for typesetting.
  • Check all proof stages from initial layouts to printers’ proofs.
  • Assist in the development of production schedules and with estimating editorial hours for budgeting.
  • Therapy areas include rare diseases, immunology, nephrology and osteoporosis.
  • Apply your Medical Editor expertise to a wide range of materials including exhibitions, stage-sets, congress materials, pitch presentations and digital media.


Experienced in medical editing from a medical communication or publishing environment, you will have a passion for scientific accuracy and editorial excellence.

  • Excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills to QC checking standard.
  • Degree qualified
  • Knowledge of standard copy-editing and proof correction marks, along with scientific copy preparation and styling guidelines.
  • Able to critically review copy, questioning client and author correction and providing constructive feedback to colleagues.
  • Good knowledge of print and production procedures.
  • Ability to mentor.
  • Familiarity with publication planning databases (desirable).
  • Strong computer skills, including MS office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and reference.

What should you do next?

This Senior Medical Editor role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to join a world class organisation in their production of educational and promotional materials for patients and HCP’s. To discuss further, please 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. Otherwise, your application will not be progressed.

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

Zoe Pindar-Ark

Editorial and Medical Writing  

Senior Associate Consultant

01625 361 073

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