JOB SUMMARY. Our Medical Directors assume responsibility for understanding the scientific and clinical aspects of their assigned businesses in depth, and serve as a key strategic resource for both internal teams and clients. They will leverage science in brand differentiation and communications, collaborate with copywriters/medical writers to represent the scientific perspective throughout strategic/creative development, and ensure scientific and clinical relevance. At all levels, the Medical Directors will continue to develop their strategic skill set in an effort to uncover the most compelling way in which to differentiate a brand or franchise from a medically viable, but compelling perspective. Demonstration of excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong analytical and interpretive skills, is needed.. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. Knowledge/Expertise. Develop depth of understanding for assigned products, related medical areas, and competitors on an ongoing basis. Ensure that projects are technically accurate, audience appropriate, and meet stated objectives. Research and develop outlines and select references appropriate for a project. Identify relevant congresses and provide support. Strategic Skills/Tools. Proactively begin to monitor and identify relevant literature and provide point of view to internal team and clients as needed. Learn to review content not just for accuracy but to determine if it is in line with product strategy. Participate in proprietary workshops. Client Relationships. Develop relationship with client medical if/when appropriate. Participate in medically-relevant client interactions. Onboard new team members, including clients new to brand team, as needed. Business Development. Partner with strategic planner to help with research and development efforts on new business pitches. Develop working drafts of new business medical backgrounders. Contribute to brand planning process with supervision. Communication/Selling Skills. Help to develop communication platform (or scientific platform for medical education) that will serve as an internal content roadmap and foundation for communications. Help develop stimuli for market research and attend market research when feasible. Attend internal and client meetings under supervision to learn skills from supervisor. Teamwork/Collaboration. Demonstrate willingness to work beyond basic responsibilities to assist team. Notify supervisor when you have non-billable time so that you can be assigned to help on other teams. Creativity/Innovation/Engagement. Proactively learn the roles and responsibilities of each team member (eg, strategic planning, digital, creative, etc) to assist with development of out of the box thinking. Contribute to tactical planning efforts. Management/ Leadership. Help guide copywriters (and medical writers for medical education) when developing high science content, determine adequacy of references, participate in team meetings, manage workflow; deliver work that is detailed, accurate and consistently on target. Financial Accountability. Complete timesheets accurately and on time. Develop ability to reasonably estimate hours required to complete specific projects. Complete and submit expense reports on time. Qualifications. REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS. EDUCATION. MS, MPH, MD, PharmD or PhD required. SKILLS & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS (licenses, programs, certifications, etc.). Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and interpretive skills. 0-2 years of industry experience. For U.S. Job Seekers. It is the policy of FCB and any of its affiliates to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. EOE/AA/M/D/V/F. EXPERIENCE Associated topics: ascp, laboratory, medical lab science, medical technologist, microbiology, pathology, sample collection, sterile processing technician, technician i, toxicology
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