Medical Copywriter 18 views

London / Manchester / Remote (UK)
Global Marketing – Creative Services /
Full-Time /

About Avalere Health
Established in 2001, Avalere Health is a purposefully built commercialization partner for the biopharmaceutical, medical technology, and wellness industries.
Our 1,500+ experts combine their knowledge and expertise across our core disciplines — Consulting; Medical; Policy; Value, Evidence, and Access; Marketing; and Digital Experience Technology — to create the connections that make better health happen.
Avalere Health partners with its clients to navigate the complex and rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem. Together, our experts help clients connect patients with life-changing therapies, realizing the potential of strategies and solutions to accelerate innovation that improves lives.
We live and breathe our five values in everything we do: We are authentic. We act with integrity. We value difference. We play for the team. We enjoy the journey. At Avalere Health, we imagine a healthier world and create the connections to make it happen.

About the role
This role requires wide-reaching scientific, creative, digital and tonal writing expertise across multiple therapy areas. You will be an ambassador for multiple accounts and take on a visible role both within the agency and externally in client meetings. You will use your experience to drive the account forward, actively contributing to the growth of the account.

What you’ll do

Knowledge and skills

    • Be a brand ambassador on key accounts: o Source, manage and maintain complex bodies of evidence for your key brands and own the info within
    • Create appropriately tailored copy across a range of material types (e.g. web copy, visual aids, animations, etc.) and audience types (e.g. patients, adaptions for different customer segmentations, patients, etc.)
    • Adapt technical language into simple, audience-appropriate copy
    • Ensure work is scientifically accurate and substantiated, maintaining up-to-date reference packs for each job
    • Confidently collaborate in creative teams on a wide range of projects and campaign elements, including corporate training, sales aids, patient education, digital applications, etc
    • Have the confidence and knowledge to challenge data/claims/client requests where necessary
    • Be up to date on legislation and regulatory processes


    • Share scientific insights with colleagues and clients
    • Sell in your work to colleagues and clients clearly and convincingly, with passion and confidence


    • Understand the function of the creative department and master the creative and copy operational processes
    • Use tone skilfully to fulfil intent (instructional, persuasive etc)
    • Be passionate about bringing narrative excellence to health comms
    • Work with others to develop your creative ideas
    • Stay close to the evolving edge of print, digital and experiential communication, taking inspiration from industry award winners and the world at large


    •  Observe and act on current trends and research in relevant therapy area/s, share your knowledge widely
    • Anticipate and actively seek out incoming work
    • Prepare yourself for briefings, coming armed with the necessary pre-reading and questions (if possible)
    • Ask questions at briefings and beyond to fully understand the task
    • Take full advantage of training on offer; execute training tasks on time and with flair
    • Offer to assist other members of the writing team when able


    • Write well-constructed sentences in plain English
    • Reliably produce high quality, on-brief work that solves client’s business problems in outstanding and original ways
    • Proofread own work and gain senior approval at established check points
    • Be rigorous about accuracy and attention to detail


    • Flex your time around multiple demanding accounts, prioritising work fairly and effectively
    • Provide clear documentation with correct use of copy templates and appropriate version control
    • Develop orderly core claims and reference packs for your brands
    • Actively manage expectations from colleagues on project outlines, helping to shape deadlines with creative services manager and accounts teams


    • Take critique in a positive spirit: act on it constructively
    • Be a visible member of the team
    • Understand who, how and when to ask for support in various scenarios
    • Maintain a close working relationship with relevant brand teams, including copy reviewers, other creatives and accounts

About you – required

    • 2 years’ experience in a medical writing role
    • Strong academic background in life sciences
    • Excellent written English, with strong attention to detail
    • Passion for science


    • Advanced degree (Master’s or PhD) in life sciences
    • Ambition to progress within a healthcare writing role
    • Experience with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

What we can offer
Avalere Health aims to empower every employee to develop and thrive. We empower our team with the tools, skills, and support needed to think differently and to solve healthcare’s most complex challenges.
At the center of our people-led culture is our Career Experience team, whose mission is to provide every employee with a purpose-driven career. We also pride ourselves on our personalized learning approach to ensure you receive the training you need to help you grow within the company and take advantage of our global scale and scope.
We are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our organization. We encourage diversity of thought, inclusive behavior, and break down barriers to ensure every individual feels valued and encouraged to contribute their unique abilities and potential. As part of our commitment to building a healthier world, every employee is also encouraged to participate in our community engagement efforts, which support a wide range of healthcare programs and wellbeing causes worldwide.
We have city hubs across North America, Europe, and Asia, geared toward collaborating, training, socializing, and coming together as a global organization while maintaining and fully supporting flexible working practices. Our compensation and benefits package is benchmarked across the industry. We offer a generous company pension/retirement plan, private medical insurance, comprehensive employee wellbeing initiatives, compelling time-off policy, plus many other excellent employee benefits.
We encourage all applicants to read our candidate privacy notice before applying to Avalere Health.
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