Associate Editor

Job ID 2021-2805

Editorial London, London


Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

The Associate Medical Editor is heavily involved in the day-to-day management of accounts, overseeing jobs from initial manuscripts to final HTML builds, and assisting departmental processes. An Associate Medical Editor will manage all aspects of assigned accounts with minimal daily supervision; demonstrate leadership qualities/experience; be detail-oriented, with thorough knowledge of assigned accounts; apply client style, FDA regulations, and AMA requirements to each piece, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of all projects.


  • Copyedit and proofread various Web-based promotional materials (banners, rich media, e-mails, web pages, learning modules, etc) targeting physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure accuracy and consistency of style, copy, graphics, and audio/video best practices
  • Strict attention to detail (checking for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and adherence to pharma brand style/editorial guidelines)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under tight deadlines
  • Collaborate effectively across departments to ensure accurate and on-schedule projects
  • Working independently and prioritizing workload
  • Assist senior staff on accounts as needed



  • 1 to 2 years of editorial experience, preferably in a medical communications agency, pharmaceutical company, or pharmaceutical advertising agency, and preferably Web-based
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Electronic editing (Adobe Acrobat & MS Word) skills are preferred
  • BA in English, Journalism, Communications, or some Medicine/Health-related field is preferred
  • Bilingual English and one other European language (reading and writing in a professional medical communications capacity) is preferred



This is NOT a remote position and you will be required to be in office once Covid-19 restrictions lift.

An editing test will be required.