Scientific Content Lead, Medical Communications

Job Description

Are you a seasoned Medical Affairs professional? Do you enjoy working on all aspects of Medical Communication tools in the biopharmaceutical sector, while working completely remotely?

Who We Are

  • Since 2003, Wesley Enterprise has helped our Medical Affairs clients develop rigorous and visually appealing content in many therapeutic areas, to strategically communicate the science and data to healthcare professionals. Our clients are amazed at what we can do to make them look good.
  • Our efficient and innovative team prioritizes work-life balance as we continuously systematize and automate processes to leverage the best use of our most important resource – our team members.


  • Job Title – Associate Director, Medical Communications (title commensurate with relevant experience)
  • Position Type – Full-time, exempt
  • Location – Anywhere USA
  • Reports To – Senior Director, Medical Communications
  • No direct reports
  • This is an opportunity to:
    • work for a Medical Affairs-focused entrepreneurial agency led by a team with significant previous Medical Affairs work experience.
    • work in a variety of medical communication projects with a focus on innovative and cutting-edge pre-launch and launch products in diverse therapeutic areas.
    • closely partner with influential clients in a variety of accounts who value our input, innovation, and scientific rigor.
    • work in well established boutique agency that offers unparalleled work life balance.
    • be an individual contributor and develop high-impact, innovative medical communication tools.
    • act as project leader and coach other content developers.
    • lead professional relationship development in key Medical Affairs accounts.
    • shape company processes, culture, and truly make your mark.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Development of Client Projects (majority of time) – As a learned professional, routinely use advanced knowledge gained from doctoral-level education, biopharmaceutical industry experience, and professional judgment to be individually responsible for collaborating and consulting with Medical Affairs clients to develop professional-looking and rigorous scientific assets. These include slide presentations, standard response letters, scientific training, etc; see our brief capability overview at Success will depend on ability to align with scientific strategy, develop content flow, select/interpret/evaluate medical literature, maintain content accuracy, work expertly with PowerPoint, design content layout, align to style guide and client preferences, and support MRC review – with resourcefulness and tact.
  • Lead for Client Projects – Lead project development team consisting of content developers, designers, and support personnel, and finalize output to meet client and internal expectations. Success will depend on ability to identify tasks and resources, coach, manage timelines and expectations, and complete various parts of projects.
  • Peer Quality Control and Assistance – As a learned professional and based on professional judgment, efficiently review project drafts from teammates and provide helpful feedback on content and style, as well as assist team members in their projects. Success will depend on quality of timely feedback, time management skills, skill in developing client projects, and willingness to help.
  • Account Management – Develop professional relationships with assigned accounts to ensure client satisfaction across projects, identify opportunities for future projects, and develop project proposals.


  • Receive rigorous training on many aspects of developing Medical Communication tools, particularly in advanced PowerPoint and content visualization
  • See for company benefits

Minimum Requirement

  • Citizen or permanent resident of the United States, legally allowed to work in the United States
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • US PharmD degree
  • Intermediate PowerPoint skills, including professional-looking scientific charts and object alignment
  • Excellent content interpretation and selection skills from medical journals
  • Worked 3 of past 7 years in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company in these capacities – Medical/Scientific Communications and/or MSL, or 3 years in a medical communications agency where the focus was in developing scientific content at the Medical Affairs level
  • Hands-on experience as a primary developer of at least 3 PowerPoint slide decks in typical Medical Communications quality, suitable to be used for HCP presentations
  • Experience in managing scientific projects or a client account in the biopharmaceutical sector

Apply Today!

  • E-mail with subject line “Application-AD-{Your first and last name}”
  • Include the following:
    • A cover letter to include these 4 sections: Why are you interested in this role? Why you want to work with us? Why should we choose you? And your compensation requirement?
    • Your CV with address, e-mail, and phone contact information