Content Process Manager

London
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-13230
Category
Editorial

Overview

 

Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.  

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

Responsibilities

  • Manage and supervise a team of Medical Writers, copyeditors and freelancers
  • Write and supervise development of effective branded and unbranded medical copy targeted to a physician/healthcare professional (HCP) audience across various therapeutic categories
  • Adapt copy to suit various content formats, including but not limited to: websites, interactive slide presentations, speaker videos, online graphic banner and text ads (multiple sizes), emails (including newsletters, and/or safety alert-type communications)
  • Develop, cultivate and manage freelance resources
  • Responsible for resource management responsibilities for writers and copyeditors
  • Collaborating in creative brainstorms and internal reviews with graphic designers, account and marketing managers, copywriters, editors, and more
  • Providing vital support (including annotation work) to a client services team that helps brand managers and their medical/legal/regulatory (MLR) teams steer all promotional pieces through the review and approval process
  • Troubleshooting strategic content- and process-related issues with other departments, e.g., Editing, Creative Services, Marketing, as necessary
  • Mentoring junior writers on process/writing/client interaction best practic

 

Based in London

Qualifications

  • BA/BS, preferably in a scientific/medical discipline or equivalent years of experience.
  • Proven ability to write clinically sound, balanced copy with marketing finesse a must, even if you possess an advanced degree (MA/MS or PhD)  
  • 3+ years’ relevant experience, working in a high-volume, process-oriented pharmaceutical advertising agency with focus on online promotional content development.  Applicants with medical education or other healthcare communications writing experience will also be considered