14/04 Ritika Pandey
Associate Talent Acquisition at Bayleaf HR Solutions

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Senior Medical Writer - Digital Agency (3-10 yrs)

Anywhere in India/Multiple Locations Job Code: 21583

I am hiring for a leading digital agency who focuses on the pharma and wellness clients for the role of Senior Medical Writer (Medico Marketing)

Work Model - WFH

Work Timings - 1.30 PM to 10.30 PM

- The Senior Medical Writer develops content for pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing and communications materials which may include promotional materials, video scripts, leave behinds, objection handlers, MOA visualization, patient profiles, and other promotion-related materials. The Sr Medical Writer is expected to become an expert of the product, science, and strategic issues for those products on which he/she works.

- The position interacts closely with other medical, copy, creative, strategy and account team members to gain a thorough understanding of the scope and expectations of each project to design and develop content that aligns with the brand's strategic objectives.

- This position may serve to mentor or lead staff medical writers and contract resources. The desired candidate will demonstrate keen attention to editorial, reference and annotation details, and will have the ability to quickly process information in order to accurately translate and deliver to the target audience. Scheduling flexibility and timeline prioritization skills are essential for success in this role.


- Participates in planning and project meetings with internal and client teams as needed.

- Plans, develops, and writes materials as assigned, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives

- Learns product and disease state information necessary for successful fulfillment of each task, including key strategic issues

- Partners with creative services to develop highly visual and engaging materials that maintain a high level of scientific accuracy and achieve our client's strategic objectives

- References and annotates all content at the initial stages of development, updating as appropriate throughout the project life to ensure accurate and clear delivery of materials for internal and client teams

- Secures references as needed through the appropriate channels to provide full support of all claims within a deliverable and provides clean delivery of reference packets for internal and client teams

- Collaborates with internal team members to ensure smooth routing and adherence to timelines

- Collaborates with editorial to resolve grammatical, stylistic errors, or data interpretation concerns

- Properly tracks and retains electronic versions of documentation from draft through final submission to clients.

- Maintains a current knowledge of industry trends and standards and key medical topics and terminology to serve as a creditable resource to internal and client teams.

- Takes a proactive solutions-oriented approach to all tasks


- Advanced medical or scientific degree (MBBS, M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D.) preferred. Post-graduate degree in related discipline with the applicable combination of education and experience may be considered.

- Three plus (3+) years of medical writing experience, preferably in a healthcare marketing or communications agency setting.

- Expert writing and editorial skills with a thorough knowledge of AMA style and medical terminology expertise.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

- Proven organizational and timeline prioritization skills; scheduling flexibility to accommodate work volumes and the ability to manage multiple assignments.

- Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a team, whenever appropriate.

- Should be willing to work from 1:30pm to 10:30pm IST.

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