Concept Onyx Recruitment

Medical Copywriter

Are you an ambitious and motivated Medical Copywriter looking to make an impact in the healthcare communications industry?

Job Title; Medical Copywriter
Location; Sunderland
Salary; £33 – 38k, negotiable depending on experience

Are you an ambitious and motivated Medical Copywriter looking to make a significant impact in the healthcare communications industry? We are seeking a talented individual to join our client, an independent creative, digital, and design advertising agency based in Sunderland.

Role and responsibilities;

As a Medical Copywriter, you will be part of a dynamic team that offers the perfect balance of autonomy and the opportunity to work on internationally significant projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Copywriting Excellence: Researching, originating, and editing high-quality copy across various clients and delivering to multiple agreed deadlines.
  • Deep Understanding: Developing a thorough understanding of client data, products, and therapy areas to convert and adapt information into key messages and insightful, accurate copy for diverse audiences, including healthcare professionals and consumers.
  • Creative Content Development: Crafting creative and technical content across a wide range of materials, such as adverts, e-detailers, detail aids, brochures, conference materials, direct mail, emailers, websites, apps, and training materials.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensuring the delivery of high-quality work and service to encourage client retention.

Sills and experience:

  • Educational Background: Degree in a medical or life sciences discipline.
  • Relevant Experience: At least two years of writing experience in a healthcare agency, pharmaceutical company, or similar setting.
  • Research Skills: Ability to write confidently and accurately from original research papers and adapt scientific-led content for UK audiences.
  • Organisational Skills: Excellent attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and accurately estimate time requirements.
  • Team Spirit: A positive, proactive attitude and the ability to work well within a growing team.
  • Integration Skills: Ability to blend scientific and technical understanding with commercial objectives.
  • Communication Proficiency: High standard of oral and written English and excellent communication skills.
  • Technical Literacy: Proficiency with main MS Office software.


  • Prime Location: City centre-based office with free parking nearby.
  • Professional Growth: Development, training, and progression opportunities with regular reviews.
  • Learning Opportunities: Unlimited access to Udemy online learning academy courses.
  • Generous Leave: 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing after 5 years’ service.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Automatic enrolment into our contributed Personal Pension, Group Life Assurance, Yulife, and Medicash Schemes after successful completion of the probationary period.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and join a team that values excellence and innovation, please apply and one of our consultants will be in touch.

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