Writing skills for medical writers: what MedComms agencies expect

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Venue: The Windsor Centre, 15-29 Windsor Street, London, N1 8QG
Date: 31 October 2018

This one-day workshop is designed for those who intend applying to work as a medical writer for a MedComms (medical communications) agency. Led by John Dixon, Trainer in scientific writing and presentation skills, this is a FirstMedCommsJob.com initiative.

The programme is split into 10 topics, encouraging you to be: prepared, clear, readable, coherent, concise, relevant, accurate, visually aware, correct and consistent. We will use examples and short exercises to illustrate important points. Over lunch, a recruitment consultant from Media Contacts will join the group to pass on tips about writing your CV.


Open MedComms Careers Event – Manchester, September 2018

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Venue: University of Manchester Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street, M1 3NJ
Date: 13 September 2018

This will be the eighth time we have run this event in Manchester. Once again we are expecting an enthusiastic audience of post-docs and DPhil/PhD students students and others from the biomedical sciences departments within and around Manchester and from other universities and organisations further afield. They will meet with a number of medical communications professionals for a highly engaging session which presented medical writing and account management in MedComms as attractive career options. Everyone welcome!