Senior Medical Writer

Company Description

PLEASE NOTE: Though this position will be remote flexible, the candidate needs to reside in the United Kingdom

About the Company: 

M3 is the global leader in digital solutions in healthcare. We work with a range of sectors including healthcare, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and charities; services provided to these sectors include market research, medical education programs, promotional programs, clinical development, job recruitment and clinic appointment services. M3 has grown by more than 20% year-on-year for the past 15 years, achieving over 1 billion dollars in revenue annually.

Founded in 2000, with start-up investment capital from Sony, M3’s mission is to make use of the internet to increase, as much as possible, the number of people who can live longer and healthier lives, and to reduce, as much as possible, the amount of unnecessary medical costs. Key achievements of M3 Inc. include:

  • Named in Fortune’s 2020 ‘Future 50’ list, ahead of Facebook and Amazon
  • Ranked in Forbes’ 2020 Global 2000 list of the world’s largest public companies
  • M3 is the only company incorporated after the year 2000 to be included in the Nikkei 225 Index
  • Listed in Forbes’ ‘Asia’s 200 Best Over a Billion’ in 2019
  • In 2020 M3 founded the ‘M3: Stop COVID-19 Fund’ and pledged one billion yen to support COVID-19 related initiatives

M3’s legacy lies in the power of trusted physician platforms. Around the world, M3 organizations leverage these highly engaged digital communities to deliver medical education, job placement, and market research, to improve global patient outcomes.

About the Business Division:

This role sits within, a subsidiary of M3 Inc. is the UK's largest professional network of doctors; a closed community used by over 50,000 doctors daily and with a total membership of over 245,000. Products range from a trusted email communications platform to robust news and educational web pages along with our world-class sponsored pharmaceutical content and doctors’ own user-generated content. Our mission is to continually improve these offerings as well as identifying new ways to support our community of doctors throughout their careers.

Job Description

We are looking for a creative, resourceful and enthusiastic Senior Medical Writer to join our team at The Medical Writing team at M3 (EU) is responsible for producing a wide variety of content for and beyond, including promotional material, conference highlights, videos, case studies and more, for a range of clients spanning the pharmaceutical, medical devices, charities and wider healthcare sector.

Full-time preferred; part-time or flexible working hours considered.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Writing, editing, proofreading and quality checking content
  • Ensuring content produced is of the highest quality and is compliant to regulatory codes
  • Planning campaigns with the wider team
  • Establishing and maintaining processes to constantly improve efficiency and quality
  • Ability to provide strategic and/or tactical input for client campaigns where required
  • Attending client meetings to plan, scope and discuss campaigns (NB. day-to-day client relationships are managed by the Account Management team)
  • Working closely with Business Directors on proposals and pitches
  • Liaison with KOLs in relation to content development
  • Working closely with the Design, Account Management and Programme Management teams
  • Potential for travel for international and national medical conferences


Ideal Candidate

  • A life sciences degree (preferably a PhD), or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience of commercial and/or digital writing (Med Comms, creative agency, education agency, pharma)
  • Experience of working across a wide range of therapy areas
  • Experience of working on promotional post-launch drug campaigns would be preferable
  • Ability to understand concepts quickly
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A firm understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory codes of practice
  • Confident in dealing with healthcare professionals and clients
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and surpassing expectations
  • Optional:  An interest (and preferably experience) in line management


  • Able to develop and maintain strong professional relationships
  • A clear concise communicator at all levels who develops trust easily both internally and externally to the organisation
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to get involved and show initiative to improve and make internal processes more efficient


  • Strong written and listening skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills will be needed to build the strong relationships that will be critical to the success of this role
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely throughout the organisation

Additional Information


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Participation in a company bonus scheme linked to personal and company performance
  • Pension 4%/4% employee/employer contributions of qualifying earnings
  • Vitality after probation
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle scheme