Medical Copywriter

Patient & Brand CommunicationsLondon

OPEN Health PBC is an award winning, international creative agency. We develop some of the biggest brand brands for some of the biggest healthcare companies. Our work extends through strategy and planning, creative campaign development and full tactical implementation. We are privileged to work across a variety of primary care and specialist brands, including life-saving oncology brands. Science is at the heart of everything we do and our job is to communicate the clinical data simply, engagingly, innovatively and creatively.

Great people are fundamental to the success of our business. We work tirelessly to create a positive, open and fun environment in which individuals can flourish and grow. We want people to love their work and love coming to work. Alongside a great working environment, we ensure a competitive salary, fantastic benefits, flexible time and a generous holiday allowance.

We’re on the hunt for a Science Writer, to work with our Team in our London office (based right by Chancery Lane tube station on the Central Line).

You will love this role if you:

  • Love the thought of translating clinical data into engaging, creative copy
  • 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
  • Genuinely give a damn about making people better (or stopping them getting sick in the first place)

You will be a success if you:

  • 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

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the science writers and account managers to:
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the science behind allocated brands and disease areas
  • Translate complex clinical data into engaging copy
  • Deliver on time
  • Present work internally
  • Drive projects and pitches with minimal supervision
  • Present at pitches and client meetings
  • Required experience and qualifications:
  • Be familiar with pharma, savvy with science, pharma guidelines and show a range of strategic and digital thinking
  • Have a science background, e.g. a life sciences degree or masters
  • Have 2 years’ experience as a medical copywriter

Essential skills:

  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills


Holborn is a vibrant borough in central London, only a short walk away from the West End and Covent Garden. There are loads of restaurants and bars in the area, offering something for every taste, and transport links around the capital are excellent.

About Patient & Brand Communications

Patient & Brand Communications (PBC) comprises the OPEN Health disciplines of patient engagement, health technology, market insight, public relations and brand communications.

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