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Editorial Team Leader / Associate Editorial Director - SuccinctChoice (London)


You will be a success if you

  • Have previous experience of being the editorial lead on publications and/or medical education programmes
  • Have worked in a senior role in a medical communications agency, publishing house or pharmaceutical company
  • Have the ability to bring data to life through engaging and impactful communications
  • Are great communicator, can motivate a team, spot strengths and help identify and address areas of development to enable the team to excel
  • Thrive in an environment where collaborative work across agencies is valued
  • Are able to critique your work and the work of others to ensure that communications pieces are accurate and delivered to an exceptionally high standard that meets or exceeds client expectations
  • Are self-driven, enthusiastic and are able to spot and convert opportunities to organically grow accounts in which you work
  • Are keen to put your expertise into new business pitches and proposals
  • Can develop and maintain relationships with clients and external experts and aren’t afraid to network

Can juggle and prioritise workload resulting in successful and timely delivery of projects

Company Summary – SuccinctChoice

SuccinctChoice is a world class medical communications agency with offices in the UK and Chicago. Our teams manage and deliver a wide variety of global and regional medical education and publications programmes covering many different therapy areas. 

Our clients include the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies through to smaller start-up biotechs and medical device companies.  We are scientifically driven and passionate about communicating solid and cutting-edge data in a clinically meaningful and commercially sound manner.  We work in partnership with our clients to deliver impactful communications at all stages of the product life cycle from pre-launch through to maturity. Variety is key here at SuccinctChoice with a fantastic balance of accounts including publications, medical education and meetings. 

At SuccinctChoice, we are entirely dependent on our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic and ambitious individuals to join our team. Our team of 30 are a really friendly group of individuals with team-work at the heart of everything we do.  We have an uplifting, supportive working environment with plenty of opportunities for collaboration and personal development. If that sounds like the sort of business environment in which you would thrive, then we would love to hear from you.

SuccinctChoice are part of the Open Health Group

Succinct are the medical communications agency within the Open Health Group of healthcare companies.  We have the feel and culture of a small agency with all the benefits of being part of a larger group.  Our sister companies include:

  • Open Access (Specialists for the development and delivery of value strategies for medicines, devices and diagnostics)
  • LEC (Experts in creative, advertising and brand communications)
  • Reynolds Mackenzie (Public relations specialists for the healthcare industry)
  • The Earthworks (Experts in award winning digital marketing communications)
  • Harvey Walsh (Leading supplier of bespoke IT solutions, healthcare intelligence and consultancy services to the NHS, pharmaceutical and device industries)
  • pH Associates (Strategic real world data consultants)
  • Accretio (Specialists marketers focused on brand optimisation and breathing life back into often mature products).

Being part of the Open Health Group provides us with many opportunities for collaboration with these other specialist teams, enabling us to leverage skills and experience across all aspects of healthcare communications.  Our wide reaching offering is not only of benefit internally in terms of collaboration and training but is also a great benefit to our clients.  They can rely on us to put the best team on their programmes for seamless delivery of projects with integrated multi-modal elements.

Contact Gavin O'Neill, Talent Resourcing Manager for more information