The Medical Writer is responsible for writing and editing scientifically and medically-related content for internal and external audiences of the American Brain Tumor Association. With the ability to write accurate, concise and compelling content reflective of the audience, this position will write content for medical and scientific communities, patients, volunteers and donors. Collaborating with the Marketing and Communications and Mission teams, this position will draft website content, patient education materials, research program summaries and newsletter articles, among other various stakeholder communications.
The Medical Writer will be responsible to:
Collaborate with the Mission team to identify, synthesize and translate clinical studies and medical news into patient-friendly language to be disseminated through the marketing funnel, including articles, video scripts, website content, newsletter articles, social media content and presentations.
Review, evaluate and edit patient materials, including brochures and pamphlets, to ensure medical accuracy and readability by a lay audience.
Create and/or edit website content to reflect current scientific evidence and clinical practice.
Collaborate with Mission and Marketing and Communications teams to facilitate internal review and approval of internal and external content.
Integrate ABTA research program data as well as patient services metrics and outcomes into summaries, analyses, trends, and other relevant materials for the website as well as interdepartmental and stakeholder communications.
Participate in ABTA organization meetings, as needed.
Stay current on medical, scientific and research information in the neuro-oncology field including advances in diagnosis, treatment, and care of brain tumor patients and provide brief summaries of the most impactful pieces to designated team members on a regular basis.
Other duties and responsibilities, as needed.
What we are looking for in a Medical Writer:
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field required (i.e., biology, general science, earth sciences). PhD preferred.
Minimum of three years of medical writing experience in oncology, neurology, neuro-oncology, or a related field. Must be able to provide examples of medical writing upon request.
Stellar written and oral communications skills with the ability to make complex information relatable to a variety of audiences, particularly translating scientific research abstracts and manuscripts. Excellent editing and proofreading skills are a must; familiarity with AP and Chicago Style preferred.
Strong project management skills with the ability to independently manage multiple projects with competing priorities and deadlines.
Must be detail-oriented, and have excellent written communication and organizational skills.
Must demonstrate a positive outlook, enthusiasm, and be self-motivated.
Strong capability to work collaboratively with all departments in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to represent ABTA in a professional capacity with healthcare professionals and the scientific community.
Ability to communicate and interact well with socially, culturally, and professionally diverse groups and individuals.
This is a contract position offering a blend of in-office and remote flexibility.
Qualified candidates apply by sending your resume and cover letter including your salary requirements by clicking the continue to appication button.
Equal Opportunity Employer
ABTA, inconformity with applicable laws, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, or disability.
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About American Brain Tumor Association
Founded in 1973, the ABTA was the first national advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing information and education on all tumor types and all age groups. For more than 40 years, we have been providing comprehensive resources that support the complex needs of brain tumor patients and caregivers, as well as the critical funding of research in the pursuit of breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care.