Associate Medical Director - Warren, NJ
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The Associate Medical Director is responsible for providing strategic insight and medical direction based on thorough knowledge of Client’s product and therapeutic area. The AMD will research, write, develop, and deliver, within budget and on time, strategic and scientifically accurate materials for a variety of healthcare audiences.
What You’ll Accomplish
Write and/or assist in the development of medical communications materials such as slide presentations and accompanying notes, poster presentations, new offerings developed by the company, content for internet sites, videos vignettes, other enduring materials, and meeting agendas-all consistent with AMA, specific journal, and/or client style guidelines
Develop referenced outlines for programs to ensure the completed materials meet clients’ objectives.
Provide accurate citations in text and generate bibliographies
Prepare annotated supporting references for each project
Identify permissions needed for reproducing copyrighted material. In conjunction with account coordinator and/or editor, secure permissions
Maintain Reference Manager database
Assist in the development of scientific platforms, including research and compiling all relevant data for generation of a comprehensive data gap analysis
Cultivate existing relationships with key opinion leaders and initiate new relationships to drive appropriate communication strategies and content
Meet with clients and/or other external parties, as necessary, during the development and review of educational materials
Collaborate with teams to ensure that materials meet clients’ strategic specifications
Serve as a medical expert on internal teams, and with clients
Oversee work of scientific associates as needed, and provide mentoring/training to new or more junior team members
What You Need to Succeed
Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment to develop and execute scientific communications and promotional initiatives for clients.
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
Advanced degree (ie, PhD, PharmD, MD)
2-4 years of experience working in healthcare communications is required
Willingness to travel (up to 25% of time)
What We Offer You
A comprehensive and competitive benefits package
A fun, socially aware group of employees
Access to a wide range of WPP network resources
Opportunity to grow within the organization and across the network
VMLY&R Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by state and/or federal law.