May 15, 2023

Principal Medical Writer

£50,000 - £60,000 yearly
  • MedComms People Limited
  • London
Full time Medical Communications Medical Education Medical Writing

Job Description

Our client, an established international brand within medical communications, is seeking a Principal Medical Writer to join their team in London or work remotely within the UK.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with creative solutions for medical affairs, publication planning and delivery, meetings, and provide support for both promotional and non-promotional programmes across a range of therapy areas.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package that includes 25 days holiday (rising with service), life assurance, pension plan, annual bonus, perks an discounts, and much more.


  • Create engaging content for a variety of deliverable
  • Act as the lead on designated projects and provide support for more junior writers
  • Assist with development of concepts for editorial projects and contribute to proposals for new business
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with clients and other stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Life Science Degree
  • Significant experience creating content for a variety of materials within a medical communications agency setting,
  • Multiple therapy area experience preferred, knowledge of Multiple Sclerosis is an advantage
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Great attention to detail

This is a fabulous opportunity to work for a rapidly growing agency that provides tailored training and development for their employees at all stages of their careers, and the benefits that come with being part of a global communications group.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be UK based and fully eligible to work in the UK. They must also have significant medical communications agency experience.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or

MedComms People is a specialist recruiter in medical and healthcare communications. We’ve built many long-term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent. 

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.  

Due to client sensitivities and in some cases timing issues we are unable to advertise all the roles that we are currently working on. If you can't find the perfect role amongst our advertised roles, please call Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 to discuss your requirements in more detail.

Salary description

£50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holiday (rising with service), life assurance, pension plan, annual bonus, perks an discounts, and much more.

Job Reference

MCP 4358

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