Senior Medical Writer-US

Porterhouse Medical Group

Porterhouse Medical Group is a global insights and medical communications network with a reputation for excellence. We work with some of the largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the world, helping them to connect with a global audience of healthcare professionals and patients, with a focus on improving people’s lives.

Our growing, expert team is the perfect blend of science and creativity. We have editors, strategists, medical writers, client services managers, and designers, who all work closely together on a variety of projects to ensure they are completed to the highest standard for our clients.

Our core values, which form our Porterhouse PATH (Passion, Ambition, Togetherness, and Humor), are built into our daily working lives and contribute to our culture and strong relationships. Porterhouse Medical US demonstrates our commitment to these values each day, as we work to support our clients.


Job Description

Senior Medical Writer (US-based, fully- remote role)

We are currently looking for a talented Senior Medical Writer to join our growing team at Porterhouse Medical US.

As a Senior Medical Writer, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop content (primarily in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint) according to a brief provided by a client or Project Lead
  • Work across multiple therapy areas and deliverables aimed at a variety of target audiences
  • Learn and understand new therapy areas quickly and comprehensively, inspiring confidence with the client
  • Ensure high levels of accuracy for both language and data in all materials produced
  • Review the work of other members of the writing team
  • Work collaboratively with other members of Porterhouse (Client Services, Creative and Editorial teams) within your project teams and lead Project Teams as required, following established SOPs
  • Provide strategic opinions both internally and to the client on your projects
  • Develop budgets and timelines for small-to-medium sized projects as required
  • Attend meetings locally and internationally as required
  • Lead calls and meetings with clients and KOLs
  • Act as the main point of contact for KOLs and clients on your projects
  • Ensure that all projects meet applicable compliance guidelines and regulations
  • Contribute to and lead pitches and business development projects as required
  • Line manage and mentor junior members of the writing team
  • Coach others and share knowledge to develop skills and optimize performance of team(s)
  • Maintain accurate time sheets for your daily work schedule and ensure the same for your line report(s) 

Desired background and skills

We are looking for the very best life sciences graduates in order to maintain our reputation as a
first-class medical communications agency delivering scientific programs of the highest quality. Specifically, we are looking for individuals with the following skills, attributes, and qualifications:

  • A PhD in a life science (biological sciences, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, or a closely related subject) and a strong academic record; appropriate postgraduate qualifications will add to the strength of the application
  • 2-3 years of experience in a pharmaceutical company or medical communications agency
  • A strong work ethic and a solution-focused ‘can do’ attitude combined with intellectual curiosity and creativity
  • A proven track record in producing written scientific content to a high standard, including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and leading projects to a successful delivery
  • Strong client-facing skills and experience managing multiple projects, including budget and timeline development
  • A solid understanding of environmental factors and scientific/medical information that may impact client accounts negatively or positively, and will be able to make appropriate strategic recommendations
  • A passion for medical communications and education
  • The ability to work effectively in a team in a fast-paced, dynamic, and creative environment








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