Senior Medical Writer

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Real Chemistry is a global health innovation company with offices across the United States and Europe. We believe that the way to real, transformative change is through the uncommon combination of disciplines, technologies, and our greatest asset – our people. We are currently looking to add to our alchemic mix of more than 1,800 talented professionals. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing global company committed to making the world a healthier place for all.

Job Summary

As a Senior/Principal Medical Writer at Real Chemistry you will be working across several therapy areas to create a range of material, ensuring the language and content is appropriate for the target audience. Naturally your work will be of the highest quality, scientifically accurate and aligned to the relevant brand.

Responsibilities

  • Able to step confidently into therapeutic areas outside those already assigned

  • Confident in leading discussions on therapy area, drivers influencing treatment decision-making and patient pathways with clients and external experts

  • Undertakes content delivery for more complex projects with minimal supervision from senior team and delegating to AMW/MWs as needed to ensure timely execution to a high standard

  • Clear, persuasive writing style, able to develop a compelling narrative from complex information. Able to:

    • Structure and write novel projects that may not have been executed previously

    • Take responsibility for overall quality of deliverables with minimal oversight

    • Apply critical thinking skills towards applying a project brief to achieve deliverables in a timely and efficient manner, challenging and evolving client briefs as appropriate to ensure a high-quality result aligned with a client’s goals

    • Understands how to balance telling a coherent and compelling story within the regulatory framework

  • Able to review junior writers’ work for adherence to brief, client objectives and quality of writing, providing constructive feedback to support professional development

  • Able to challenge client / account teams on the most effective approach in addressing client / brand needs

  • Has a point of view on client strategy and ensures messaging is meeting the strategic intent

  • Leads scientific discussion with clients and external experts as appropriate to capture briefs, resolve queries, and progress scientific content development in timely and efficient manner

  • Can ‘sell’ (i.e., present) work to clients and has the ability to articulate the story

  • Provides input and recommendations to enhance service offering and support organic growth of designated accounts

  • Can articulate the scientific story to non-scientific colleagues in a clear and concise manner

  • Able to flex to changing pressures from client timelines and needs while protecting QC steps to maintain output even if this means ‘pushing back’

  • Proactively identifies new business opportunities with new and existing clients

  • Supports the development of scientific strategy for other therapeutic areas for new business and can present this as part of a pitch presentation

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience in a Medical Writing role within an agency environment

  • Educated to at least Master’s degree level in life sciences, medicine, pharmacy or a related discipline. A PhD would be an advantage, but is not essential

  • Proven ability to work under pressure as business needs arise

  • Excellent written English (vocabulary and grammar), with good attention to detail

  • Good interpersonal and awareness skills

  • Excellent IT skills, particularly using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Understands and has experience of Veeva (this wouldn’t be a daily task!)

Real Chemistry offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including a primary office location outside Spitalfields Market, 25 days holiday, private medical insurance, dental insurance, pension contributions and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include health and wellness reimbursements, a subsidised Real Chemistry amazon shop, Friday afternoon happy hours, and free healthy snacks to keep you running all day long. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: http://www.realchemistry.com/.

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Location

We're located in East Austin, an area flourishing with new, unique businesses. We're neighbors with dozens of restaurants, food trucks and bars.

An Insider's view of Real Chemistry

What’s the vibe like in the office?

With Covid 19, Real Chemistry has fully embraced the work from home culture. We connect with each other daily, but most importantly we are treated as professionals, and we are all given the freedom to do our best work. Empowered is not just a buzz word here at Real Chemistry, it's how we are all treated and it's who we are!

John

Director

How does the company support your career growth?

One of our core values at Real Chemistry is "Make it Happen." This has been true to our culture since Day 1. Real Chemistry has a wonderfully entrepreneurial spirit . As employees, we are always encouraged to chart our own path to better the business and ourselves. There's no template for career growth here. Just passion, grit and a good attitude

Alexandra

Senior Account Director

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The technology team at Real Chemistry drives digital transformation for our customers, as our business evolves from a traditional professional services firm into a technology provider. This puts the team in the enviable position of being able to strongly guide the direction of the organization toward a new frontier in our industry.

Manoj

Chief Technology Officer

What are Real Chemistry Perks + Benefits

Real Chemistry Benefits Overview

Real Chemistry offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents including Your 4th Trimester ® , a program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: http://www.realchemistry.com/

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Real Chemistry encourages giving back and supports employees in all our offices.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Real Chemistry offers pre-tax flexible spending accounts to help offset eligible Healthcare (including Limited Purpose) expenses.
Disability Insurance
Real Chemistry offers Short Term and Long Term Disability.
Dental Benefits
Base & Buy Up options available.
Vision Benefits
Base & Buy Up options available.
Health Insurance Benefits
Real Chemistry offers 2 High Deductible plans (HDHP), 1 PPO plan and a CA specific HMO plan for employees and their dependents (legal spouse, domestic partner (regardless of gender) and/or children).
Life Insurance
Real Chemistry offers Basic & Voluntary Life and AD&D.
Pet Insurance
Real Chemistry offers pet insurance through Nationwide to cover out- of-pocket expenses associated with veterinary costs. Rates may vary by state and plan.
Wellness Programs
$500 annual benefit to use for wellness related expenses such as gym memberships, health wearables, diet programs, fitness classes, etc.
Mental Health Benefits
Real Chemistry offers a confidential EAP, tele-counseling services, weekly mindful and guided meditation, and a partnership with a wellness app.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Real Chemistry employees may enroll into a pre-tax or Roth 401(k). Company match is $.50 on the dollar of the first 6% salary contribution with a 3-year vesting schedule.
Performance Bonus
There is an Annual Performance Bonus, paid out in March.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Real Chemistry offers a 4th Trimester program facilitated by a professional coach that curates a personalized experience for new parents preparing for leave through returning to work post leave.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
$500 per year provided for Staff Employees to spend on a Healthy product or activity.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Real Chemistry offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Real Chemistry hosts lunch and learn meetings.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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