Freelance Medical Writer/Copy Lead

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly capable and innovative Freelance Medical Writer and Copy Lead to join our dynamic team. This role blends deep scientific understanding and excellent writing skills with an emphasis on medical communications across a diverse range of projects. The candidate will contribute significantly to our team by bringing a blend of creativity, scientific acumen, and strategic client interactions.

Please submit your resume in English

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop high-quality scientific and medical content that not only meets but exceeds client expectations across a variety of platforms and therapeutic areas.
  • Efficiently manage multiple medical communications projects, ensuring adherence to deadlines, budgets, and client briefs.
  • Conduct thorough research and literature reviews, synthesize scientific data, and craft compelling scientific narratives and messaging that align with client business goals.
  • Interface confidently and independently with clients via email, audio/video-conferences, and in-person meetings; actively contribute to and present at client meetings.
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking in collaboration with medical strategy teams during internal meetings and proposal development workshops.
  • Act as a mentor to associate medical writers, providing guidance and support on projects while fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.
  • Utilize a comprehensive understanding of the therapeutic area, product strategy, and market trends to enhance communication effectiveness.
  • Proactively address and solve creative and strategic problems, and suggest ideas for new projects that could advance client business goals.


  • Extensive experience in medical communications, ideally within an agency environment, with a proven track record of creativity and innovation in digital healthcare communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize and present complex information clearly and persuasively.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, with the ability to foster strong client and team relationships.
  • Advanced degree in Life Sciences is preferred
  • Proficiency in scientific databases, approval software, referencing software, and, preferably, AI tools.

Who You Are:

  • A proactive, strategic thinker with a passion for science and storytelling.
  • Adept at managing multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • A team player who is eager to support colleagues and contribute to a collaborative team culture.
  • Capable of adapting writing style to suit different audiences, including primary and secondary care physicians, specialists, nurses, patients, and other stakeholders.

Equal Opportunity

Klick embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We’re committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or family status. If you require disability-related accommodation during the application or interview process, simply let us know and we’ll work with you to ensure you have a positive experience.