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Senior Editorial Assistant

Senior Editorial Assistant
July 4, 2018 Adelphi Communications

Senior Editorial Assistant

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The Position

Senior Editorial Assistant

The Opportunity

We are seeking a skilled, motivated, enthusiastic individual with strong communication, organisational, and mentoring/training/leadership skills to co-ordinate and manage scientific services activities and a small team of Editorial Assistants. This is a full-time position based at our global head office in Cheshire.

Adelphi Communications is a leading global agency providing comprehensive and innovative medical communication solutions to the healthcare industry. Our ethos − TOGETHER WE CAN − speaks to the importance we place on the relationships we build with our valued clients, with other key experts in science and medicine, and within our own staff teams.

Our business efforts focus on five principal disciplines:

through which we channel our passion for simply and effectively commanding and communicating highly complex concepts across an impressive range of therapeutic areas. This gives us a compelling approach to developing creative and inspiring solutions to the complex strategic challenges facing our clients.

With a vibrant and sociable team environment, intensive on-the-job coaching and a program of targeted training, supplemented by an excellent benefits package, Adelphi Communications provides the right setting for professionals who want to make a difference.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide mentoring and on-the-job training to a small team of EAs
  • Continually monitor EA resource; help team prioritise workload; arrange and liaise with freelance cover where appropriate
  • Provide high-quality support to account teams for project delivery, including manuscript styling for journal submission; congress abstract submissions; formatting of PowerPoint congress presentations, scientific figure redraws, etc.
  • Provide information resources support across the business; maintain information resources handbook. Maintain a strong awareness of business requirements and client expectations

Key Competencies:

  • Strong team player but with ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very close attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to motivate, lead by example, train, mentor, share best practice


  • Relevant EA experience in Medical Communications Agency
  • Computer literate in all Microsoft© Office software (particularly experienced in Word and PowerPoint). Experience of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign also an advantage
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality work


GCSE, A level or NVQ (minimum)

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Adelphi Communications UK

Adelphi Mill, Grimshaw Lane,
Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JB, UK
T. +44/0 1625 575 500

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33 Irving Place,
New York, NY 10003, USA
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MA 02210

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