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Senior Medical Copywriter

Location:Sandton, Rivonia
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Reference:#Medical Copywriter

Job description

Senior medical copywriter

  • To gain an understanding of all clients and their brands
  • Research and understanding of each job
  • Obtain clinical trials in order to carry out the requested brief
  • Medical copywriting for various brands within the agency i.e. from unscheduled brands campaigns to S6 brands
  • Medical copywriting for various elements i.e. detail aids, patient leaflets, drop cards, consumer leaflets, websites, CPD’s and cpd questionnaires.
  • Referencing and highlighting and compiling reference packs – annotating/marking every trial clearly, to match copy on the actual artwork
  • Medical copy proofing
  • Liaising with studio on jobs in terms of strategy and copy
  • Brainstorming with studio on campaigns and concepts
  • Client meetings and briefings
  • Strategic and clinical input on brand campaigns
  • Liasing with clients on a clinical level when there are queries

Educational requirements:
  • Medical degree


  • Copywriting skills and experience (at least five years experience in writing medical copy)
  • Able to read, interpret and write good copy from clinical trials
  • Leadership qualities
  • Sound project management skills
  • Sound communication skills
  • Strategic skills (understanding of client category & market trends and clinical knowledge)
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, demanding and challenging environment
  • Strong organisation skills,
  • Good verbal and written communication skills,
  • Good people skills,
  • Good negotiation skills,
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office (Word and Excel),
  • Must be well-organised, methodical, hardworking, proactive and adaptable,
  • Tenacious, hardworking, with excellent follow through ability,
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Company Description

Rivonia-based ad agency specialising in the Pharmaceutical industry.

Posted on 13 May 11:22, Closing date 12 Jul

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