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Senior Medical Writer


Training + Communications + Healthcare. 

We have an immediate opening for an experienced, in-house Senior Medical Writer. Equivalent titles at other agencies may include Associate Medical Director, Medical Director, or Associate Medical VP.

We're looking for high-potential people who feel constrained and uninspired in their current role and are ready for an accelerated opportunity not constrained by formal tracks. 


Flywheel ( is a fast-growing creative communications agency that supports top healthcare companies with strategic consulting and innovative marketing and training services. Our clients are pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech ventures that seek more effective engagement with their customers. Flywheel helps make that happen.

We are intelligent, intense, and inspired and are looking for the right people to help take our business to the next level. Flywheel is headquartered in New York with satellite operations in the Boston area. This position is for our NYC office.



  • Develop accurate, effective, and engaging medical content to meet client and audience needs
  • Provide oversight and mentorship to a team of medical writers
  • Ensure accuracy and reference support of medical content
  • Copy edit and proofread a variety of print and digital materials
  • Communicate progress reports to clients, answer content questions, and provide guidance
  • Work within a multi-functional account team to develop innovative training and educational programs


You will collaborate with a team of smart and friendly people. You will take ownership of your work and be constantly challenged. You will learn to manage others. If you rise to the challenges of your position, you will grow personally and professionally, do more, and be rewarded.

Job offers competitive pay with benefits based on experience and qualifications.


We seek highly motivated individuals with a track record of professional achievement who can bring intellectual curiosity, determination, and creativity to our client work.

You must have the following qualifications:

  • At least 3–5 years of pharmaceutical industry medical writing experience
  • Advanced degree in life science, healthcare, or medical/science writing is required
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to quickly develop expertise in new therapeutic areas and create materials of various medical depth tailored to the audience
  • Clear, concise writing style
  • Superior organization skills
  • Exacting attention to detail and factual accuracy
  • Extensive experience with client medical/legal/regulatory reviews, platforms, and processes
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to motivate, mentor, and develop team talent and skills
  • Experience and comfort in communicating with client stakeholders
  • Copy development and proofreading skills
  • High proficiency in Word and PowerPoint; a curiosity for technology
  • Ability to work on a high-performance, fast-paced team in a constantly changing work environment
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