Health & Medical Writer

APCO Worldwide LLC in New York, NY

  • Industry: Healthcare - Allied Health - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled


  • Management and development of a range of editorial materials such as publications, meeting materials, slide kits, sharable social content and media resources—also included researching, writing and editing, with limited oversight. 
  • Keeping abreast of new developments within the health, life sciences and medical/scientific community and passing on of knowledge to the internal team and external clients, where appropriate. 
  • Key Candidate Requirements 

  • Life sciences degree, preferably a higher degree 
  • At least 4-7 years of experience
  • Demonstrable competence in scientific and commercial writing with the ability to adapt to different target audiences and styles 
  • Previous experience of working within the pharmaceutical/life sciences industry—in-house, at a medical communications agency, medical or academic institution, media outlet, etc.
  • Knowledge of publications planning and experience of writing manuscripts 
  • A passion for medical/scientific topics and are eager to share your learnings
  • Experience in a wide range of therapeutic and disease state areas
  • Attention to detail and scientific accuracy
  • Excellent time management and project organizational skills 
  • APCO Worldwide is a global communication consultancy. We help the most innovative organizations adapt and thrive in this fast-moving, interconnected and complex world. We do this for all types of organizations, in all industries and in all situations. We partner with clients to guide them through a changing, complex global environment, enabling them to reach their business and societal goals. We bring our clients' work to life creatively and digitally through diverse thinking and a campaign mentality that embraces a variety of integrated tactics to achieve success. Our work impacts bottom lines; creates and protects jobs; defines issues important to society; improves workplaces and communities; gains visibility for and gives voice to those who may not typically be heard; and much more. Simply put, our work is impactful, meaningful, and problem-solving or opportunity-creating. APCO is a majority employee- and women-owned business.

    APCO Worldwide, named "Public Affairs Agency of the Year" 2017 “Best Large Agency to Work For” 2013-2014 and one of the “Top Places to Work in PR” by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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