Senior Medical Writer


  • Manchester  
  • Company
    The Creative Engagement Group  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    22 December 2021  
    Posted on
    22 October 2021  

Axiom is seeking a Senior Medical Writer with a passion for scientific storytelling to help develop medical/scientific content that will engage and educate diverse audiences.

Axiom is on a significant growth journey and, as a result, we are seeking to expand our talented Scientific Writing team to those who enjoy a highly collaborative environment with a passion for creating impactful content and experiences, with a strong level of excellence in everything they do.


  • Research and write audience-appropriate scientific/medical content for sales representatives, MSLs, clinicians, PAGs and/or patients.
  • Represent the Axiom Scientific team in project teams.
  • Build strong client relationships.
  • Build strong internal relationships, collaborating with internal account team, other Scientific team members and talent from other divisions as appropriate to develop and execute scientific content and strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with Scientific Directors, Editors, and Instructional Designers where appropriate to seek and receive feedback to ensure all content is valuable, well written and accurate.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive onboarding and training with an experienced and enthusiastic team.
  • Exciting range of project types and opportunities to expand your skill set.
  • Opportunities to work with experienced scientific, creative, events and digital teams across the business.
  • Flexible working options for the right person.
  • Benefits package.


  • Educated to degree level (ideally advanced degree: MSc, PharmD, PhD, MD) in life sciences or pharmacology.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Medical Writer/Senior Medical Writer (pharmaceutical, medical device, and/or biotechnology writing experience).
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and organisational skills.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Proficient at conducting literature searches in PubMed.
  • Ability to distil complex scientific information and terminology for all audiences using text, audio and complementary images.
  • Ability to handle multiple and changing projects, tasks, priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to thrive independently and in a team environment.
  • High level of self-motivation; ability to work with tight timelines.

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experienced and confident in liaising directly with clients.
  • Experienced or passionate in writing for creative and/or diverse media (e.g. slides, print, website, app, audio, video, e-learning assets).
  • High attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated can thrive in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to conduct necessary research and to reference materials according to standard referencing formats.
  • Open to new/innovative ideas, proactive and highly collaborative team player, a positive problem solver, customer-service orientated.

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