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Entry Level Medical Writer - PhD Specialism

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I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company is one of the leading companies in the sector ensuring you will be working with a well-established client base of top pharmaceutical co

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£23,000 per annum

Associate Medical Writer - Entry Level

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A leading medical communications agency based in Cheshire, is seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their rapidly growing division. The role will involve writing promotional and educational literature effectively and accurately, so their ideal candi

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Associate Medical Writer - International Agency

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My client, a renowned medical communications agency provide an exciting and dynamic work environment and take pride in producing projects of highest quality across all aspects of medical communications. They are now seeking an enthusiastic Associate Medic

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Entry Level Medical Writer - Choose your Office

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I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company has offices both in the North West & in Europe giving you the flexibility on where to work to best suit your work/life balance and conv

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Associate Medical Writer - Entry Level

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A leading medical communications agency based in Cheshire, is seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their rapidly growing division. The role will involve writing promotional and educational literature effectively and accurately, so their ideal candi

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£25,000 per annum

Social and SEO Copywriter

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Soft Skills, Qualities, and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) learning will be available for you and your team at the touch of a button with this app: your 24/7 mentor in your pocket. We are looking for a Freelance SEO Copywriter to join our progr

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Associate Medical Writer - Entry Level

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A leading medical communications agency based in Cheshire, is seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their rapidly growing division. The role will involve writing promotional and educational literature effectively and accurately, so their ideal candi

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Entry Level Medical Writer - Choose your Office

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I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company has offices both in the North West & in Europe giving you the flexibility on where to work to best suit your work/life balance and conv

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Entry Level Medical Writer - PhD Specialism

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I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company is one of the leading companies in the sector ensuring you will be working with a well-established client base of top pharmaceutical co

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£25,000 per annum

Entry Level Medical Writer - Choose your Office

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I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company has offices in the Amsterdam, the UK & USA giving you the flexibility on where to work to best suit your work/life balance and convenie

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£18,000 per annum

Entry Level Medical Writer - Choose your Office

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I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company has offices both in the North West & in Europe giving you the flexibility on where to work to best suit your work/life balance and conv

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£35,000 per annum

Bid Writer - International Property Consultancy

DDH Talent & Coaching Group

Our client is a market leading international property consultancy with offices across the UK, Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle East. Due to a high level of expansion across the entire business the demand for bid consultancy has increased and therefore the

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Entry Level Medical Writer - PhD Specialism

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I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company is one of the leading companies in the sector ensuring you will be working with a well-established client base of top pharmaceutical co

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£20,000 per annum

Research Copywriter

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Men's wellness application How you can expect to spend your day: The role itself is split between editing, content creation and research within the sexual therapy space (for now). A typical project might be to understand more about porn use and how it imp

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£25,000 per annum

Associate Medical Writer - Entry Level

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A leading medical communications agency based in Cheshire, is seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their rapidly growing division. The role will involve writing promotional and educational literature effectively and accurately, so their ideal candi

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£25,000 - £28,000 per annum

Entry Level Medical Writer - Choose your Office

NonStop Recruitment

I am currently seeking an Entry Level Medical Writer for a well established Medical Communications company. The company has offices in the Amsterdam, the UK & USA giving you the flexibility on where to work to best suit your work/life balance and convenie

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£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
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£25,000 per annum

Associate Medical Writer - Entry Level

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A leading medical communications agency based in Cheshire, is seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their rapidly growing division. The role will involve writing promotional and educational literature effectively and accurately, so their ideal candi

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Salary:
£25,000 per annum
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£35,000 per annum

Bid Writer - International Property Consultancy

DDH Talent & Coaching Group

Our client is a market leading international property consultancy with offices across the UK, Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle East. Due to a high level of expansion across the entire business the demand for bid consultancy has increased and therefore the

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Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Associate Medical Writer - Entry Level

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A leading medical communications agency based in Cheshire, is seeking an Associate Medical Writer to join their rapidly growing division. The role will involve writing promotional and educational literature effectively and accurately, so their ideal candi

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£25,000 per annum
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Helping you find a career in the Publishing industry

Publishing is entering a new era. With technological developments the industry has changed drastically, which has opened up many new opportunities within the field, making it a fantastic time to get involved in publishing.

The general areas that you can work within are editorial, design, production, sales and marketing.

Editorial work is concerned with the text. You would work with writers to improve their work and have responsibilities such as proofreading to ensure that published work meets the high standards that are expected. If you’re passionate about words and writing, editorial will be the department for you.

As a designer in publishing you would be involved with the visual aspects of a publication such as cover art, marketing material or visuals inside a text. For this work it is likely that you will need to be able to use computer-assisted design (CAD) software.

Sales and marketing teams are responsible for planning and implementing the marketing strategy for any publication and making sure that it is reaching the right audiences and delivering the right message. These roles demand a combination of the creative and the analytical.


Skills & interests required for a career in Publishing
Publishing is an incredibly difficult industry to crack and there is a lot of competition. You need to be resilient and determined to carve out a career!

Communication skills are also incredibly important because you will need to work as part of a large team. One publishing project will typically involve multiple people with varying skillsets.

Of course, if you’re going to work in editorial you’ll need to have impeccable writing and grammar.

For some roles you will need to have practical skills such as Photoshop or computer design software. A lot of editorial work will also be done on a computer, which is something to bear in mind!
- Attention to detail
- Commercial Awareness
- Digital Marketing
- Graphic Design
- Organisation
- Photoshop
Publishing apprenticeships & other career progress routes for school leavers
It can be very difficult to get an entry-level job in publishing without a degree. The best areas of publishing to try and get into without one would be sales and marketing. Editorial or writing roles typically ask for a degree, although if you have an exceptional portfolio you may be able to bypass this.

The career paths will be similar within the different areas of publishing. Assistant designers will progress to designers and then senior designers, marketing assistants to executives to senior executives, and so on. With each stage you would take on more responsibility and get a pay rise.

Another progression route within publishing is to project manage. Usually someone must take responsibility for getting a publication onto the shelves and ensure that the whole process runs smoothly.
Tips for getting into the field

  • Set up a blog as a platform to show off your writing work. It will also help you to develop your own voice, hone your editing skills and prove your practical marketing skills.

  • Try learning the proofreading symbols - it’s an easy way to show that you’re interested in the industry.

What do Publishing professionals get paid?
The competition for jobs in this industry means that, unfortunately, starting salaries can be low. Starting salaries for graduates are around £17,000-£20,000 per annum. Without a degree this may be lower. However, with experience the average salary rises to £25,000 and publishing managers typically will be paid £35,000-£45,000.

Salaries will largely depend on your employer, but here are some of the median salaries for jobs within the UK publishing industry:

£19,750 – Publishing Assistant
£33,674 - Publishing Manager
£21,873 – Entry Level Copywriter
£23,407 – Mid-level Copywriter
£38,872 – Senior Copywriter
£18,769 – Editorial Assistant
£27,868 - Editor
What qualifications do I need for a career in Publishing?
Technically there are no formal requirements to secure a role in publishing. However, because the competition is so fierce most employers do ask for a degree. The best subjects to study at A-level for this career would be the humanities (e.g. English Literature, History).

However, if university isn’t for you there are other ways that you can make yourself stand out to an employer. First and foremost it’s important to have experience. You could also pursue a qualification in your relevant field. For example, if you wish to go into marketing you could take a Chartered Institute of Marketing-accredited course.
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