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Medical Content Editor

  • Medical Content Editor
  • Auckland
  • $45 - $55 per hour
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
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Role is with:

Anna Bethell Senior Recruitment Consultant

Part-way through a Healthcare/Life Sciences PHD? Or perhaps you’re stepping back into work? We’re looking for a part-time Medical Content Editor to join a dynamic Healthcare/Life Sciences consultancy with a diverse client list.

This niche role sits in the Healthcare/Life Sciences sector – and acts as an assistant to the Agency’s Medical Content team, owning and driving the process needed to ensure quality assurance of Scientific content/data day-to-day.

This 20 hour a week role will assist in developing scientifically sound technical outputs, to offer to develop therapeutic expertise to clients on the communication of their brands. Together, you foster health literacy and medical accuracy in support of the Medical Content team.

This detail-focused role requires someone who has accuracy at the heart of everything they do, they’ll have second to none spelling and grammar skills and know scientific referencing processes inside and out.  A background in Healthcare/Life Sciences is key and experience with life Sciences approval systems such as Veera Promomats is a massive bonus.  

This role would suit someone finishing a PHD, or other life sciences degree needing a role that allows time freedom, or someone stepping back into the industry in a part-time capacity.

The breakdown

We are looking for a Medical Content Executive with:

  • At least 2+ years’ commercial/technical editing experience
  • Experience or tertiary qualification in Healthcare & Life Sciences

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Commercial Medical Writing & Content editing and proofing
  • Medical Content Collation & Flow
  • Technical medical proof prints – research, referencing, anchoring, and verifying material
  • Assisting with medical content submission process – using Veera approval platform
  • Project Manager medical content projects alongside the Medical Writer and Content Lead

Plus, proven results and experience in…

  • Solid knowledge of medical language and concepts in NZ/AU
  • Deliver high-quality, accurate medical communications
  • Experience researching, referencing, anchoring, and verifying scientific material
  • A very high level of written ability, including editing, proofing, spelling, and grammar
  • Assisting in the creation of many types of educational materials and running different projects (e.g. manuscripts, slide decks, websites, training programs, advisory boards, standalone meetings, symposia, adverts, sales aids, product brochures)
  • Experience working with life Sciences approval systems such as Veera Promomats
  • Keeps up-to-date with data, new references, and developments in the disease or drug area of responsibility, and ensures that all account team members maintain an up-to-date understanding 

Are you someone who is… 

  • Focused and has great attention to detail?
  • Technically minded
  • Positive attitude, friendly and motivated

The reward

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Be part of an iconic and growing innovative healthcare agency
  • Flexible work hours – 20 hours per week
  • Central based offices close to public transport

Mandatory requirements

  • Must have a degree in life sciences or similar
  • Right to work in New Zealand

In summary

This is an opportunity for someone seeking a change and wanting to grow their skills and knowledge in healthcare and pharmaceutical advertising. This role offers the opportunity to join a passionate and supportive team paving the way in healthcare and medical advertising in NZ.

Apply today

If this role sounds like you then apply or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. 


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