Sr. Medical Writer to VP, Medical Director - PhD, PharmD, or MD

Location: New York, NY
This agency is committed to creating a work environment that encourages its employees to achieve excellence in everything they do, to challenge the status quo and be creative in how they think and how they implement and show respect for each person and their contributions.  Teamwork, integrity, empowerment and leadership at every level are valued.  They are also passionate about their clients’ business, and are dedicated to delivering value-added counsel to clients by providing smart solutions to their challenges.

This agency is a best-in-class organization dedicated to the design and execution of creative and compelling medical communications initiatives. Guided by unique strategic insight, medical acumen, innovation, and client service, they specialize in a broad range of health care marketing and communication services.

 
Position Description
This agency is looking for a Sr. Medical Writer,  Associate Medical Director, Medical Director, Sr. Medical Director, or a VP, Medical Director. The primary purpose is to engineer a full range of comprehensive, integrated, strategic promotional medical education programs. He/she will be expected to consistently develop highly credible scientific content for the relevant therapeutic category for a wide range of promotional medical education programs. This individual will work closely with all levels of staff in Medical & Scientific Affairs to ensure the scientific quality and message integrity of all content. This position will help lead and actively participate in discussions with clients, KOLs and internal team members regarding scientific content development and demonstrate a high level of comfort articulating tactical recommendations.
 
To be considered for the role, one must hold an advanced degree in the life sciences (PhD, MD or PharmD) and have at least five years of medical education experience. He/she must also have significant project management experience and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the medical education program life cycle from conception through implementation. Successful candidates for the role will have experience in promotional medical education (advisory boards, KOL advocacy development and influence mapping, and speaker training) and/or other related healthcare communications experience.

Qualifications
  • Must have a PhD, MD, or PharmD
  • Multiple therapeutic categories a PLUS
  • Experience in a medical communications and/or pharmaceutical advertising agency.
  • Significant project and people management experience.
  • Demonstrate a firm understanding of the medical education program life cycle from conception through implementation, specifically as it relates to clinical and therapeutic content.
  • Experience in promotional medical education (advisory boards, KOL advocacy development and influence mapping, speaker training, publication planning, and field force medical education) is desired.
  • Play well with others
  • Ability to enjoy drinks with the clients'
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