Editorial Project Manager

About Cambridge Medical Communication

Cambridge Medical Communication is a well-respected, expanding agency that provides imaginative communication materials to the healthcare industry for diverse target audiences. Our scientific expertise, commitment, and teamwork give our global clients confidence that we will deliver excellence. We believe that scientific integrity and astute attention to detail are vital for accurate and effective communication. These two principal factors form the basis of our company’s ethos, and are essential to the continued quality of our work.

At Cambridge Medical Communication, we combine experience in communicating science with expertise in analytical research, writing, editing, and artwork production, to provide accurate and compelling materials.

About the job

The Editorial Project Manager role is responsible for checking the quality and accuracy of the scientific content produced by our writing team, ensuring adherence to client brief and in-house style. With experience, Editorial Project Managers also undertake a level of content generation. The role is office-based, and involves a variety of tasks to progress projects from draft format to the final high-quality deliverable. These tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • copy-editing draft text
  • performing quality control checks from study reports and scientific literature
  • proofreading final deliverables
  • creating and/or briefing artwork
  • implementing client feedback
  • developing evidence-based text for communication materials such as slide kits and abstracts
  • working in close collaboration with a team of writers, editors, and project managers.

The role may also require occasional client contact and communication with key opinion leaders.

About you

You will have a strong scientific background, with a degree in a relevant life science or medical subject (2:1 or above). A postgraduate qualification and/or previous experience within a medical communications agency, pharmaceutical company, or publishing environment is advantageous, but not essential.

Applicants must have a passion for accurate and effective scientific communication, with a keen eye for detail, and an exceptional command of written English. You must be IT literate and have excellent organisational and communication skills. A willingness to travel is also required. Candidates should work well within a team, and also be individually committed to excellence.

Applications for this role have now closed; the next wave of recruitment will take place in spring 2019.