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Medical Communications Graduate Scheme

Job description

Do you love science but want to move away from the bench? A career in medical communications could be right for you.

We are looking for bright, motivated life sciences graduates to join our graduate scheme for 2020. A career in med comms will allow you to continue growing your scientific knowledge while giving you a range of practical workplace skills that will give you the chance to enjoy a challenging yet rewarding career at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.

Our clients include the largest and most successful pharmaceutical and biotechnological brands, as well as innovative new brands from smaller emerging companies. Our mission is to be an effective and proactive broker of collaborative and sustained engagement for the healthcare community to drive meaningful change and positive outcomes.

We’re energetic, dedicated and passionate about what we do. Yes, we work hard, but we have fun too. As one of the best medical communications agencies in the world, we’re building the best team in the world; we strive to be the leaders in our fields by employing enthusiastic, ambitious people. We regard our people as our most valuable asset and are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

We are currently welcoming applications from graduates to join our introduction to Medical Communications Graduate Scheme. This year-long, tailored, training and mentoring scheme will introduce you to all aspects of a successful world class medical communications agency, and equip you for your permanent role with ApotheCom in either account/project handling, medical writing or a more digital, creative, social media -type route (online and offline) at the end of the programme.

What do our current graduates say about the 2017/2018 programmes
‘ApotheCom’s graduate scheme is truly the best way to get introduced to the growing world of medical communications. You’re constantly kept on your toes and never get bored! I’m lucky to be surrounded by colleagues who are passionate and highly skilled at what they do, and are very supportive as mentors.’

“The graduate programme at ApotheCom is really flexible which is great because it gives you the opportunity to get involved in many different areas of the business”.

‘I’ve really enjoyed the ‘learning by doing’ feel, being given my own project early on and the feeling of responsibility that goes with them.’

"Since joining the graduate scheme at ApotheCom I have been fully supported in my professional development, provided with regular training and the opportunity to take on more responsibility as my ability has developed.”

What we are looking for

  • A passion for science, healthcare and or medicine
  • A bachelor’s (Hons) degree or a master’s degree or PHD
  • Awareness of current health and pharmaceutical industry issues and current health stories in the media
  • An inherently curious nature; we want to work with people who are always hungry to learn more about the world around them.
  • Flexibility, self-motivation, commitment, ability to work both independently and within a team, good written and verbal communication skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Work experience in healthcare, communications or other busy working environments

Accepted degree subjects

  • health sciences
  • medicine
  • biology and life sciences
  • pharmacy and pharmacology
  • psychology

Additional job details

Competitive salary

Paid holidays (plus the office closes every year between Christmas and New Year) Bonus scheme Pension Private healthcare Life assurance Free breakfast Season ticket loan Flexible benefits such as a tech fund and a cycle-to-work scheme

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 29 January 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

Expires3 days

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