Experienced medical writer (Richmond, London)

Job description

Seques (www.seques.biz) is the first global healthcare communications agency to specialize in the field of genomics. It combines expertise in genetics and healthcare communications to create scientifically accurate and impactful programmes in partnership with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostic clients.

Seques is the newest AMICULUM (www.amiculum.biz) agency. AMICULUM is a leading independent global healthcare communications and consulting business, with teams based in New Zealand, China, Singapore, UAE, Switzerland, UK and USA. It comprises an integrated cluster of branded agencies and specialisms, encompassing medical communications, healthcare learning, clinical and commercial consultancy, market access, rare diseases, genomic medicine, digital engagement and advocacy.

As a result of exciting business growth, we have a new vacancy for an experienced medical writer to join our UK-based team. The role can be based from any of our six UK office locations (Dundee, Manchester, Bollington, Oxford, Richmond or Brighton). Responsibilities will include:

  • Generating captivating content that is scientifically accurate and aligned with client objectives
  • Building positive relationships with leading clinicians from around the world
  • Providing scientific input and insight to clients and internal account teams
  • Ensuring consistency and quality of output through effective briefing and reviewing
  • Working effectively with colleagues to ensure projects are delivered to the highest standards, within agreed timelines and budgets
  • Mentoring trainee writers and supporting editorial coordination
  • Sharing knowledge, ideas and best practice with colleagues


Candidates for this role should have:

  • Significant experience in a similar role at a medical communications agency
  • An academic background in biomedical science (PhD desirable)
  • A passion for all healthcare-related topics; experience in genomic medicine and/or oncology is preferable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to prioritize, work accurately and to client deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues to generate proactive ideas and creative input
  • Great attention to detail and organizational skills

In return, we are able to offer a great working environment and a competitive salary, dependent on experience and qualifications. Our benefits are excellent and include a personal performance-related bonus, a global profit-related bonus, pension scheme, life and income protection insurances, and 25 days’ annual leave plus public holidays.

If you believe you are suited to this role, we are eager to hear from you. To apply, please send us your CV along with a covering letter.