We are seeking a full-time experienced Medical Communications professional to support cross-functional teams develop digital solutions for some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and brands. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a variety of projects in a dynamic digital communications agency operating primarily in the life sciences/pharma/healthcare space.

About the position

The Medical Communication Strategist is an important scientific and medical resource for the whole agency, providing scientific and medical insight to support all our activities, and plays a central role in planning and developing communication materials for our clients across the life science sector.

As well as being responsible for the creation of medical and scientific content, you will also play a key role in developing content strategy to help our clients deliver accurate and impactful messaging to their target audience in the right tone of voice, at the opportune time and across the right channel.

You will thrive in finding creative ways to communicate complex medical/scientific concepts to a variety of different stakeholders, both internal and external, and will work collaboratively with our designers, art directors, strategists, marketing experts, developers, and UX specialists, to develop solutions that will modernise the healthcare environment.

The Medical Communication Strategist is a key client-facing member of project teams and acts as a consultant to our clients. The role requires a high degree of flexibility and creativity, and offers the chance to work on a wide variety of different projects and therapy areas.

As well as a deep understanding of medical science, great attention to detail and knowledge of the pharma industry, you will have the ability to:

  • Understand treatment landscapes
  • Quickly learn the essential information about a disease or treatment area
  • Understand or perform competitor analyses
  • Understand strategy and brand positioning
  • Write accurate scientific and commercial copy
  • Liaise effectively with clients and contribute to or lead workshops and meetings
  • Understand and adapt content for different digital platforms

On Monday and Tuesday you might start your week by developing wireframes for a digital sales aid for a diabetes therapy, writing and structuring statements and key messages while staying true to the science. On Wednesday, we have a walk-through with the Brand manager and Head of Medical to present the proposed structure and take in feedback. In the meantime, another client’s got a need for a series of internal emails, to get their team excited about their new multichannel initiative, we take a brief and start thinking about the topics we would cover and how they connect to the clients other digital channels. On Thursday you’re working with Creative to make content changes to design files, we then have a meeting with Tech and UX about the latest online chatbot for an antithrombotic therapy. On Friday, you’re supporting Strategy develop some slides for a proposal on a rare disease space that is looking for an effective digital awareness campaign.

Skills & experience

  • 5+ years of experience within a fast-paced and busy healthcare communications or advertising agency
  • Knowledge of, or experience working in, the pharma/life-science industry
  • Excellent writing skills in English with great attention to detail, accuracy, spelling and grammar – native English speaking (or equivalent) is an advantage
  • Ability to digest complex information and translate science, strategy and technical insights into impactful/persuasive copy in an appropriate tone of voice for the audience
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical compliance and codes of conduct
  • Knowledge of pharma LMR review and approval processes
  • Experience working closely with account handling teams to deliver in line with project briefs, deadlines and budgets
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and demands is essential
  • Excellent collaborative spirit and communication skills, to work effectively as part of a close-knit team and occasionally leading on projects
  • Confident in providing subject area expertise and guidance to colleagues and clients
  • Higher education qualification in a life sciences subject, or background in science is an advantage
  • Experience of medical or scientific writing and editing is an advantage
  • Knowledge of various media platforms, digital marketing channels and strategies is an advantage

About Anthill

Anthill is on an ambitious growth journey and is an exciting place to work. If you have the right experience and are looking for a dynamic workplace, great colleagues and an international environment, please get in touch.

At our office, centrally located in Copenhagen, you will join a tight-knit team where designers and copywriters work side-by-side with strategists, communication architects, developers and project managers. You will get plenty of opportunity to apply your expertise and experience while further developing your professional skillset. You will be joining an International team with 10+ nationalities, where English is both the official and social language in our office.

We offer a remuneration package which reflects your responsibilities and qualifications. You will be working out of our main office in Copenhagen, though given the international nature of our industry, occasional business travel should be expected.

To apply

Send your CV and application to hiring@anthillagency.com before 1st of April 2020. If you got any questions to the position, please feel free to contact us. We will call in for job interviews as we receive relevant applications.