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Senior Copywriter (HoC)
Categories Art Direction and Copywriting, Digital and Creative Services, Other
Salary Competitive + benefits
Location Central London
Job Information

SSR is working on a fantastic new opportunity for a Senior Copywriter to join a leading creative health comms agency in central London.



This is a fantastic opportunity set within the agencies dynamic creative department. The ideal candidate will be passionate about turning scientific material into compelling brand narrative. This is a client facing and strategic opportunity, with scope to progress into a Head of Copy position for the right candidate.


Key responsibilities


  • Works with Art Directors and Designers to convey messages and stories in new and engaging ways
  • Turns scientific fact and data into impactful and compelling stories
  • Able to write across a broad variety of materials including detail aids (printed and digital), leave pieces, mailers, websites, training materials etc., thinking about all potential media, and their interconnections, from the start.
  • Comfortable with briefing colleagues on the background science of diseases and therapies, and keeps on top of core claims and references
  • Strong knowledge of common regulations surrounding medical communications (e.g. ABPI code of practice) and the process of medical approval
  • Good conceptual understanding and ability
  • Establish and maintain a role as copy lead and adviser to client
  • Actively participate in the development of strategic brand messaging



Skills & Experience:

  • Life Science graduate with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and broad, robust scientific understanding
  • Experience of managing and mentoring junior writers
  • Significant healthcare agency copywriting experience with excellent basis of writing experience across different therapy areas, projects, customer groups and media
  • Evidence of creative brand leadership and creative ambition – innovative and/or award-winning work an advantage
  • Able to use their scientific knowledge to provide insights into client brand strategy and creative concepting
  • Experience in successful new business pitches



Keywords Senior Copywriter, Head of Copy, Health Comms, Brand Comms, London
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