Health and Wellness Partners

Medical Writer

Deemed one of the best places to work in the health care marketing industry by MM&M, we are currently looking for a Medical Writer for our newly established San Diego office who has experience in psychiatry and neurology. In collaboration with the medical/scientific staff and broader teams at Health & Wellness Partners, LLC, the medical writer will create a variety of high-quality scientific and medical deliverables and shepherd these deliverables through client and expert review. Projects will consist of a range of written communications including presentations, publications, and digital materials.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Conducting literature searches and background research on assigned scientific/medical/clinical topics, compiling findings in support of individual projects
  • Developing medical-related content for a full range of deliverables, including physician-oriented peer-to-peer educational slide decks, scripts and newsletters, content for advisory boards, scientific abstracts, posters, manuscripts and monographs, training materials for pharmaceutical sales representatives, copy for websites, and other projects as assigned
  • Developing all materials to meet internal standards and client specifications and fully adhering to regulatory and internal guidelines, using AMA writing style in all materials
  • Serving as an in-house scientific resource for understanding and interpreting data in selected therapeutic areas and on assigned accounts
  • Closely collaborating with Editorial and Art teams to provide these team members with relevant direction and context to complete editing, fact checking, and graphic design needs associated with each project
  • Developing an understanding of all steps and requirements in the content development process and collaborating with the Programs team to ensure completion to the highest standard
  • Assisting as required in preparing company capability and new business presentations to potential clients
  • Developing productive relationships with colleagues, clients, and external experts
  • Participating in strategic brainstorming sessions and attending medical-focused client meetings as requested

Candidates will be required to have an advanced degree, PhD, or PharmD with the ability to deliver high-quality writing in a range of styles tailored for different audiences and across a range of deliverables. In addition, we are looking for someone with:

  • Ability to rapidly review complex scientific materials and identify key messages and learning points; an understanding of clinical trial design and data interpretation from these trials a plus
  • Familiarity with the process of drug development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to transform complex scientific information into clear, accurate, organized, and engaging content
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in standard business software, in particular Microsoft® Word and PowerPoint®
  • Ability to rapidly assess, assimilate, and work with clinical information for a range of therapeutic categories
  • Awareness of marketing and ability to incorporate strategy into written materials
  • Project management and presentation skills
  • Comfort working directly from data tables to create slides

Please send cover email and resume to