Company: Wunderman Thompson
Location: New York
Posted on: January 15, 2021
At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious
brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology
company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global
scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer
experience. We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the
world;---our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse
perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical
capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep
expertise across the entire customer journey, including
communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production,
and technology. Wunderman Thompson Health, a division of Wunderman
Thompson, works with companies to build world-class healthcare and
pharmaceutical brands among medical professionals and consumers,
with a transmedia storytelling approach that covers print, digital
and television broadcast media, medical education, sales force
presentations and managed access strategies. Who we are looking
for:-- Wunderman Thompson Health is seeking a Medical Director in
our New York office. The Medical Director ensures that scientific
materials produced are of high quality, supported by current
scientific thinking and are consistent with PHRMA requirements for
promotional with the goal of maintaining and building the
scientific reputation of the company. The Medical Director partners
with clients, opinion leaders, other internal and external
scientific professionals as well as with Account Services team to
ensure ongoing, positive relationships with our clients.-- What
- Create ---Literature search on background of drug and/or
therapeutic category in keeping with strategic direction. Write
abstracts, manuscript outlines, slides and slide notes as well as
fact check for medical accuracy. Provide references & direction,
answer questions, manuscript overview concept sheet and
- Manage - Effectively manage multiple accounts from a scientific
perspective including publication plans, advisory boards and
symposia. Manage scientific research in new business pitches.
Coach, manage, mentor and provide direction to Biomedical Writers
and Associate Medical Directors, where applicable. Manage freelance
writers - assign projects, provide direction, ensure project is on
- Collaborate -Engage in client interaction including running
teleconferences and client meetings, answering questions regarding
content issues on manuscripts, presentations, attend meetings &
demonstrate knowledge of content. Liaise with client and authors to
ensure project timelines are met. Identify and secure business
opportunities on account (e.g. organic growth). Partner with
account services and finance on timelines and resource utilization
as well as review and assess budget. Who you are:
- Leader--- Our team is close-knit and supportive, and we're
working with a lot of unknowns - you must champion team
environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
- Problem solver--- Ensure quality control by reviewing agency
products including: creative work, key client communications, key
schedules, creative strategies, and strategic decks. Assist with
day-to-day problem-solving by providing guidance to freelancers and
raise issues and solutions to senior team. Dig in and figure out
how to work around problems.--
- Ego-less--- We all wear the hats that need wearing, it's a
mentality that makes the team successful. What You'll Need:
- 3+ years of medical communications agency experience,
experience in multiple therapeutic areas.
- Advanced degree (PhD, MD).
- Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative
environment to develop and execute scientific communications and
promotional initiatives for clients.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to and comfort with presenting to large
groups and acting as knowledge expert.
- Ability to successfully manage multiple projects/initiatives in
a deadline-driven environment.
- Ability to interpret data, develop key insights and assess the
impact of recommendations on client business objectives.
- Willingness to learn other therapeutic categories or outside
area of focus and demonstrated ability to read and understand
scientific/medical articles and data. We rely on legitimate
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