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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description

Do you enjoy consuming, consolidating, and communicating medical/scientific information? Do you enjoy finding new and creative ways to look at, think about, simplify, visualize and communicate information and concepts? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, alongside people with a rich variety of skill sets and perspectives? If so, then this could be the perfect career choice for you.

This is an exciting opportunity as it seeks to evolve its capabilities and continue to establish a reputation as a truly differentiated, world-class medical science strategy team.

The Medical Writer is responsible for creation and oversight of scientific documents in an effective manner, in collaboration with or under the guidance of a Medical Editor.

Additional opportunities include original content development, faculty and client support and communications, and collaborating with other content developers. Medical Writer is also responsible for partnering with Associate Medical Directors/Medical Directors to complete editorial projects ensuring their quality, scientific and medical accuracy and integrity.

  • Write content for advertisements, speaker presentations, educational and promotional videos, professional web sites
  • Critically review content developed by others in the agency, including copywriters, medical writers, and AMDs
  • Ensure copy provided by writers is scientifically accurate, fully supported, correctly cited, and sufficiently annotated
  • Ensure teams are optimizing the use of data to tell a viable, differentiating story
  • Review copy written by other writers for accuracy and quality of citations
  • Clearly communicate medical concepts across multiple pieces of business in a condensed, audience-appropriate way to client and internal teams
  • Quickly and efficiently conduct independent research of scientific literature and competitor drug labels to gain mastery of multiple medical topics
  • Collaborate with Creative and Account Services to formulate medically sound marketing content
  • Contribute to medically-related client interactions across multiple pieces of business
  • Support the work of copywriters by finding appropriate literature, references, and annotations
  • Assist in the discovery phase of new projects and organization of medical materials, internal documents, and references
  • Proactively participate in and contribute to discussions at team meetings, kickoffs, statuses, and other job-related meetings as needed
  • Manage workflow and ensure adherence to deadlines
  • Demonstrate willingness to work beyond basic responsibilities to assist project teams


  • Currently enrolled in a MS, MPH, MD, PharmD or PhD advanced degree program
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – it is important that you come with comms writing experience and have written for commercial clients coming from the pharma or health industry
  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills
  • In-depth knowledge of clinical trial design, anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and biostatistics
  • Ability to conduct independent research
  • Ability to analyze and interpret medical/technical/scientific literature
  • Familiar with internet research, PubMed, and other document delivery systems
  • Solid understanding of basic biology, chemistry, and/or clinical study design
  • Capable of working both independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint

Additional Information

At PXP, our most valuable resource is our people – with a diversity of backgrounds, ideas, skills, and life experiences. We hire smart, creative, passionate professionals who are always learning and teaching. That said, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We know how to work hard and play hard and while it is very cool space, we’ve learned to work from wherever we feel most productive – whether its with clients, our creative agencies or our internal teams. As we continue to grow and innovate, we’re always on the lookout for creative, problem-solving, fun individuals to join our growing team!