Healthcare Copywriter

Advertising London, UK

You will love this role if you:

  • Have a passion for writing, and the ability to think innovatively about health and wellbeing communication
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the science behind brands and can effortlessly translate clinical data into accurate, engaging, and creative copy
  • Can make complex data seem both simple and exciting
  • Want to be the go-to expert for the brands you work on
  • Like working in a fun environment
  • Want to be a key part of a growing team
  • Enjoy sharing opinions and collaborating to make things as good as they can be
  • Have high standards and relish working with similarly talented people
  • Are curious about the world around you and what makes people tick
  • Have a knack of explaining things in a way that gives people ‘aha’ moments
  • Are not precious about your ideas and your copy, but know when to fight for them
  • Constantly look for ways to improve the output of the team
  • Have a flair for communication
  • Take pride in your work that shows both in your faultless attention to detail
  • Work as a creative team with an art director

As part of the Advertising team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

Collaborating closely with the wider team to:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the science behind allocated brands and disease areas
  • Translate complex clinical data into engaging copy
  • Working closely with the team to provide innovative creative solutions that are on brief and on strategy
  • Ensure that your work is of the highest standards in terms of scientific rigor and accuracy
  • Write with flair for different audiences
  • Deliver copy that’s been properly QC’d for accuracy, grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Deliver on copy time and as per the brief that’s fully referenced (with an accompanying reference pack) and is ABPI compliant (where applicable)
  • Convincingly present your work and ideas, both internally and externally
  • Proactively take responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of assigned writing and referencing tasks and flagging to team members if there are any unforeseen delays or challenges to delivery
  • Drive projects and pitches with minimal supervision
  • Present at pitches and client meetings
  • Liaising with clients (including face-to-face meetings) and developing good working relationships with client medical teams

What you’ll bring:

  • Genuine motivation to work in the pharmaceutical marketing and healthcare environment and make people’s lives healthier
  • Willingness to think innovatively and creatively, and to be adaptable/flexible
  • Familiarity with pharma, savvy with science and pharma guidelines
  • An ability to show a range of creative and digital thinking
  • A science background, e.g. a life sciences degree or masters
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a healthcare copywriter

What we offer:

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in the UK. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.

We have an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at our Christmas shutdown plus your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4 pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes

Reasons to join OPEN Health

People are at the heart of our business. Without our incredibly talented people we couldn’t offer our clients the world-class service they have come to expect. We know how important it is to support, develop, reward and encourage.

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About OPEN Health

OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing.

We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. Our global team of experts — many with PhDs and PharmDs — work strategically alongside our client partners in Medical Affairs, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Market Access and Commercial teams across a wide range of therapy areas.

OPEN Health: Established as many. United as one.

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