Copywriter/Creative Writer

New York, NY

About the job

HCG is a global leader in medical communications, comprising of seven interconnected agencies with distinct personalities and complementary skills, and supported by the HCG Engagement Group, a 90+ strong team of creative, digital, and innovation experts focused on one thing: engaging healthcare professionals. Our culture generates a thought arena, driving future thinking, collaboration, and communication excellence. We are passionate about providing the reach and resolve required to deliver programs that move hearts and minds. The Engagement Group’s creative team is a collaborative team of experts, charged with ideating and executing compelling visual stories and experiences that give a voice to science and bring data to life.

Our continued growth has created an opportunity for a creative storyteller with strategic vision. We hope this potential colleague will help us brainstorm fresh ideas and develop concepts that will further infuse emotion into our deliverables. In this position, they will further support integration of scientific storytelling into new business and existing client projects, and support internal initiatives including corporate presentations and positioning.

Responsibilities

  • Craft compelling, resonant stories to elevate our culture and fuel our growth
  • Collaborate with Business Development teams in support of new business initiatives; c ontribute to the business development activities (pitches, proposals, RFPs) to tease out the emotional component of our proposed solution
  • Work closely with agency leadership to develop and evolve marketing copy that articulates the value proposition of the company in a manner that resonates with the external audiences
  • Contribute to client projects in collaboration with medical and account team to enhance the impact of our educational programs
  • Partner with Account teams to drive organic business expansion
  • Build internal copy capabilities across Engagement Group and agency

Skills

  • Ability to think creatively, communicate clearly, and to tell stories passionately
  • Desire to inspire creativity in others; have an open and collaborative mindset
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry and the relevant trends in medical communications and storytelling; have a passion for science
  • Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously

Requirements

  • 7+ years of creative writing experience in healthcare communications, preferably within an
  • agency setting; management experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism, communications or a similarly relevant field
  • Track record as a creative problem solver with a knack for fresh ideas and a new perspective
  • Experience with writing HCP-centric educational content preferred