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Principal Medical Writer

    Cella has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Medical Writer at an award-winning, best-in-class, in-house creative agency at a major pharma company!

    This full-service agency produces digital, video, augmented/virtual reality, and print assets and is consistently rated better than both similar in-house agencies and external competitors overall and with respect to innovation, execution, and client support.

    The ideal candidate should be a medical writer with a terminal scientific degree who has gained experience from a medical communications agency and delivers exceptional content in live, virtual, and digital settings.

    This will be a fully remote opportunity.


    Develop and review different types of deliverables across diverse project types and audiences. Deliverables include slide decks, video scripts, website copy, publications, live and virtual meeting executive summaries, client internal workshops, etc. Regularly interact with strategy lead to discuss client goals, format, and content of project-related work. Partner with Account Services and Scientific Strategy to develop and maintain excellent client relationships and foster organic growth. Proactively identify medical opportunities that contribute to strategic and tactical development within assigned accounts. Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge across relevant therapy areas with emerging expertise in at least one therapy area (e.g. lung cancer). Educate agency teams by providing medical downloads on science and clinical content in your area of expertise within oncology. Review content from a medical/scientific/strategic perspective, contribute to new business pitches. Apply insights and data to support the development of new ideas. Upon hire, your time will account for 25% of project work. As the business grows, 75% of this individual’s time will be devoted to project work.


    Experience level: Experienced Minimum 8 years of experience Education: Bachelors Excellent oral and written communication skills. Deep understanding of standard medical communications workstreams (e.g., ad boards, speakers’ bureaus, scientific platform development, post-congress debriefs). Experienced relationship builder with internal teams, clients, and external stakeholders. Analytical skills and familiarity with oncology data reporting (clinical trial, real-world, and preclinical datasets). Excellent organizational skills. Experience in reading and interpreting prescribing information and clinical studies for a variety of audiences. Ability to handle multiple timelines and work independently with minimal additional training. Experience working with clients and a variety of stakeholders. Excellent medical research skills. Gen Med and Vaccines experience preferred. Read More Jobicy’s Feed