Medical Communications Jobs

Medical communications – sometimes shortened to Med Comms – is part of Healthcare Communnications that includes Healthcare Advertising, Healthcare PR, Editorial and Market Access & HEOR. Each discipline is focused on the needs of pharmaceutical and healthcare businesses and organisations.

Medical communications jobs can be found either inhouse, working for a pharma or healthcare client, or within specialist communication agencies. In an agency, there are a greater variety of roles, which are split into two categories; account management and communications.

With responsibility for the day-to-day running of an account or project, an account manager for a medical communications agency is the main point of contact for the client and is responsible for delivering their brief on time and to budget. Most account managers have a science degree or similar and they need to have great communication skills as well as being organised and calm under pressure.

Other medical communications careers include medical writers and editors. A medical writer produces high quality copy, which neatly translates complex scientific information and statistical data into engaging, on-message content which can be used for a range of marketing and promotional material. To ensure they have a good grasp on the content they are writing, medical writers tend to have a PhD in a science or relevant experience in a similar role.

Editorial Managers or Directors in medical communications agencies are usually more senior, and have experience in medical writing as well as proofing and editing copy for publication.

Medical Editors work closely with medical writers to ensure the content is clear and precise.

Medical Communications Salaries

Starting salaries in medical communications range from $60,000, Associate Directors would earn $120,000 and higher for senior roles. Each company structures their salary and benefits differently and some of the perks are fantastic!

As a leading recruitment agency in the field, Paramount has contacts with agencies great and small across the USA.

Medical Communications Jobs


Check out our latest Medical Communications jobs, view our recent Healthcare Communications Salary Survey report or send us your resume.


Graduate Art Director

Remote (USA) Competitive Permanent

Paramount Recruitment is currently working with a Top 5 global Life Science Consultancy based in New York, who pride themselves on delivering exceptional solutions to improve customer value and compan...

Art Director

New York City Competitive Permanent

*This role requires a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a healthcare agency advertising agency* *Remote role* Paramount Recruitment is proud to be working with a digital pharmaceutical advertisi...

Senior Strategic Planner

USA Competitive Permanent

*This role requires a minimum of 2 years' pharma advertising experience within an agency or similar*    Paramount Recruitment is currently working with a global Life Science Consultanc...

Strategy Director

New York City Competitive Permanent

*This role requires a minimum of 5 pharma advertising experience within an agency or similar* Paramount Recruitment is currently working with a global Life Science Consultancy who are in the proces...

Remote Account Manager

New York City 90K - 105K Permanent

Account Manager – Medical Communications – Client Services USA – Remote Paramount Recruitment are working alongside a highly recognised, global and full-service Medical Communi...

Senior Art Director

New York City Competitive Permanent

*This role requires a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a healthcare agency advertising agency* *Remote role* Paramount Recruitment is proud to be working with a digital pharmaceutical advertisi...

Remote Account Manager

USA 90K - 105K Permanent

Account Manager – Medical Communications – Client Services USA – Remote Paramount Recruitment are working alongside a highly recognised, global and full-service Medical Communi...

Senior Project Manager $90K - $100K Opportunity - Medical Communications

USA – Remote 90K - 100K Permanent

Senior Project Manager – Medical Communications – Promotional Medical Education USA – Remote **3 years’ experience in Medical Communications** Paramount recruitment...

Remote VP, Client Services $160,000 - $180,000 Opportunity

USA – Remote 160K - 180K Permanent

Vice President, Client Services – Medical Communications – Promotional / Medical Education USA – Remote ** 8 years Medical Communications experience is needed ** I...

Remote Senior VP, Account Services - $180K - $200K + Bonuses?

USA – Remote 180K - 200K Permanent

SVP, Account Services – Medical communications – Promotional Medical Education USA – Remote ** 10 years Medical Communications experience is needed ** Currently wor...

Remote Senior Account Manager $100K - $120K Opportunity!

USA – Remote 100K - 120K Permanent

Senior Account Manager - Promotional Medical Education – Medical Communications – Client Services - Account Services - Healthcare - Pharmaceuticals - Medical Education  - Medical Affairs ...

Remote Senior Account Director $150K - $170K Opportunity

USA – Remote 150K - 170K Permanent

Senior Account Director – Medical Communications – Promotional Medical Education - Medical Affairs - Medical Education - Healthcare - USA - Remote  USA – Remote **6 years’...

Remote Senior Account Executive $70K - $90K Opportunity ?

USA – Remote 70K - 90K Permanent

Senior Account Executive – Medical communications – Promotional Medical Education USA – Remote ** 1 - 2 years Medical Communications experience is needed ** Current...