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Head of Copy
Categories Advertising, Art Direction and Copywriting, Medical Writing and Editorial
Salary Competitive + benefits
Location Central London
Job Information

SSR is working on a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Copy to join a full-service health comms agency in central London.



As HoC you will be an expert at writing captivating copy with a passion for science, able to deliver inspiring and innovative work that pushes creative boundaries. You will be able to expertly work across a wide range of therapy areas and materials, including innovative digital campaigns whilst effectively managing and developing teams.



Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the professional development and readiness of the copy team to meet the demands of the business moving forward
  • Ensure accuracy, attention to detail and process are adhered to in the life-cycle of a project – conceptualising, copy generation, and storytelling
  • Work collaboratively across creative, client service and clients in the execution of briefs to produce outstanding solutions on time and within financial restraints
  • Mentor and inspire the other writers within the team, 1-2-1 meetings, individual development plans, effective measurement through regular reviews
  • Contribute to the strategic and creative development of the agency’s marketing and branding to generate new business
  • Up-to-date on legislation and regulatory processes
  • Continually learning, evaluating and implementing new technologies within the agency and for client campaigns


Key Experience:

  • Over 10 years’ experience in creative writing and experience of working within a creative healthcare agency on global campaigns
  • Experience of working across a range of Rx, and OTC accounts
  • Leadership skills that help you develop and nurture members of your team and experience with training other writers
  • Experience with global multi-channel, multi-market communications within pharma sectors
  • Award-winning credentials, and a passion for guiding other copywriters to creative success


Keywords Head of Copy, Senior Level, Medical Writing, Copywriting, Health comms, London
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