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Tim Jadwin


Associate Director, Scientific Services


New York

Company Summary:

An international healthcare communications company.


The Associate Director, Scientific Services is engaged to fill 3 fundamental functions:
  • Lead one or more product teams
    • Serve as primary point of contact for members of clients’ internal teams
    • Supervise staff, freelance writers, and editors
  • Take primary responsibility for conceiving communications strategy and recommending tactical programs to meet identified strategic objectives
  • Manage the creation of content for deliverables specified in, or supportive of, communications plans consistent with company and client guidelines, using industry best practices
    • Direct development, editing, and review of content
    • Collaborate closely with client and external authors on projects
    • Confirm medical accuracy and proper referencing
    • Ensure smooth flow of all projects through company and client approval processes
    • Projects may include print, electronic, or digital publications, presentations, or other materials created in support of medical publications or promotional communications plans.
  • Preferred: advanced degree in life sciences (eg, PhD, PharmD, MD)
  • 7+ years of experience in communications planning and execution in oncology. This may include work on publications or MedEd projects, in communications agencies, or in pharma companies
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience directing medical writers is desirable
  • Thorough understanding of industry best practices (eg, GPP2, PhRMA code, etc) and editorial style guides, including AMA Manual of Style, 10th Ed.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat and all MSOffice programs for PCs; type over 30 wpm

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