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Associate Medical Director/Medical Director - Promotional Medical Education, Yonkers, NY

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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 1/13/2018

FCB Tarrytown, NY

Tarrytown, NY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Doctoral Degree


Hudson Global, a promotional medical education division of FCB Health, is seeking a talented and energetic Medical Director to join the scientific team. To be based in bustling Yonkers, NY, the candidate will have the opportunity to partner with top clients and professionals in the medical education industry.

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.

Develop depth of understanding for assigned products, related medical areas, and competitors on an ongoing basis
Critically review content developed by others in the agency, including copywriters, medical writers, and AMDs
Strategic Skills/Tools
Begin to interact with internal teams, clients, and HCPs on programs to meet strategic objectives through advocacy development, use of medical marketing rationale, and identification/selection of appropriate HCPs
Participate in proprietary workshops
Monitor and identify relevant literature and craft marketing implications for brand
Client Relationships
Establish rapport with client and manage medically-related client interactions unsupervised once training is complete and supervisor has adequately modeled appropriate client interactions
Business Development
Develop working drafts of new business medical backgrounders
Partner with strategic planner to help with research and development efforts on new business pitches
Assist in identifying potential medical hook
Contribute to the development of pitch materials
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
Develop presentation skills, begin to clearly communicate medical concepts in a condensed, audience-appropriate way to client and agency
Demonstrate willingness to work beyond basic responsibilities to assist team
Proactively and appropriately participate in and contribute to discussions at all team meetings you attend
Self-educate on innovation in the industry and begin to conceptualize programs for teams
Management/ Leadership
Able to supervise copywriters (and medical writers for medical education) to develop 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

Doctorate degree required: MD, PharmD or PhD

Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical and interpretive skills

For Medical Directors: 3 to 6 years of industry experience, For Associate Medical Directors: 2 to 3 years of industry experience