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ETHOS Health Communications is a rapidly growing, high-energy, team-focused company committed to improving patient health through comprehensive science-centered research and education. If you feel strongly about medical education and contributing to the improvement of patients’ lives, please contact us.

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Editor

At ETHOS, the Editor’s primary responsibility is to ensure that all evidence-based content developed is of the highest editorial quality, is in accordance with ETHOS’ and our clients’ policies, and meets our clients’ expectations.


Editors report to the Managing Editor who reports to the Director of Strategic Scientific Communications.


Summary of Responsibilities:
Editorial responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Editing, formatting, fact-checking, and proofreading scientific content in a variety of therapeutic areas (eg, neurology, immunology, oncology)
  • Ensuring that content aligns with the client’s medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes
  • Interfacing with internal ETHOS team members as required to:
    • Obtain direction on the specific deliverables and scope of the work to be performed
    • Coordinate timelines and workflow
    • Resolve content-related queries generated during the fact-checking process and throughout the production process with the Medical Writer and/or Scientific Director
  • Interfacing with the Managing Editor to manage assigned workload and set priorities
  • Creating and maintaining style guides and developing other educational tools for each assigned team
  • Retaining accurate files (electronic and/or hard copy) for all assigned jobs
  • Supporting the Program Management Department by tagging and linking documents in a proprietary electronic system
  • Supporting the Information Specialist by obtaining permissions and ordering references

Required Experience and Skills:
  • 5-7 years of experience in medical communications, preferably in promotional work
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaboratively with each assigned team
  • Ability to manage projects and their associated timelines effectively
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and reference-management software (eg, Reference Manager)
  • Proficiency in conducting Internet searches (particularly of PubMed)
  • Knowledge of standard proofreaders’ symbols
  • Intimate knowledge of the latest edition of the AMA Manual of Style
  • Ability to adhere to various client-specific style guides
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to interface profitably with Program Managers and Strategic Consultants to set and rearrange priorities as necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with the process of publishing scientific/clinical manuscripts

Additional Qualifications Considered:
  • Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS) certification
  • Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) credential

About ETHOS:

ETHOS Health Communications’ focus is to deliver superior scientific and strategic thinking. We are committed to creating the highest quality content and programming that informs, inspires, and activates.


Our company has distinguished itself through our team of highly credentialed science and strategy professionals with the training and experience to work in true partnership with pharmaceutical and biotech professionals "to translate the science of medicine into clinical benefits."


Our mission is to improve the care and outcomes of people by becoming the leading source of credible, authoritative health information, resources, and activities.


ETHOS Health Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Medical Writer - Sales Training

The Medical Writer works under the direct supervision of the Scientific Director(s) to develop evidence-based content that meets the strategic objectives of the client, and adheres to all standard operating procedures for ETHOS and the client.

Required Experience and Skill:

  • Advanced degree, PhD, PharmD or MD
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word®, PowerPoint®, Excel®, Adobe Acrobat®, and reference-management software (eg, EndNote®)
  • Proficiency in conducting Internet searches (particularly of PubMed)
  • Working knowledge of the AMA Manual of Style
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and time management skills
  • Ability to make defensible judgment calls that will meet with the approval of the team
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills; this includes the ability to formulate queries that will elicit appropriate feedback from reviewers

Specific Responsibilities:

Content Development consists of, but is not limited to, the following tasks:
  • Conducting literature searches
  • Developing content outlines that contain a clearly highlighted story arc and a complete reference list
  • Developing client-ready drafts of content in various forms (including, but not limited to slide decks, executive and comprehensive summaries, and other meeting materials). This includes
    • Writing to the standards, format and requirements of our clients
    • Supporting the ETHOS team in the medical/legal/regulatory (MLR) review process, answering all queries from the MLR review committee, and understanding and implementing the required changes
  • Organizing and annotating references
    • This must be done in accordance with the client's directives or house style
  • Interfacing with internal ETHOS team members as required
    • Editorial staff to resolve content-related queries generated during the fact-checking process and throughout the production process
    • Strategic Account Directors and/or Scientific Directors who are leading the programs to obtain direction on the specific deliverables and scope of the work to be performed
    • Scientific Directors and Program Managers who coordinate timelines and workflow
  • Interacting with clients in various formats, such as live meetings, teleconferences, and webinars
  • Translating science into clinical benefit to improve practice patterns and patient care

The team's Strategic Account Directors and Scientific Directors will issue the majority of the directives regarding the development and refinement of content. The Scientific Director will provide training, development, and work assignments to establish writing and editorial protocol to be followed, assign miscellaneous tasks, and provide feedback on the medical writer's performance.

Additional Desired Skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interpret clinical and preclinical data from complex tables and graphs
  • Solid science or clinical background enabling new subject areas to be learned quickly
  • Ability to keep up-to-date with scientific, clinical, and business developments in relevant therapeutic areas

Miscellaneous Responsibilities as may be required:

  • Attend internal meetings (eg, kickoff and creative) and external (eg, client planning sessions or live events) as assigned
  • Suggest new business opportunities as they arise
  • Provide scientific support for Program Managers and Strategic Account Managers for new business activities as well as active jobs

About ETHOS:

ETHOS Health Communications is an award-winning medical communications agency that partners with leading pharmaceutical and biotech marketing and medical teams to build and communicate the science of medicine. We provide value-added strategic and tactical services that transform the potential of a brand into commercial success across its lifecycle, from early clinical and commercial development and launch through end of exclusivity optimization. ETHOS was founded in 2002 by two entrepreneurs with an understanding that translating the science of a therapy into clinical benefit for the stakeholders of care should be its "prime directive." Our growing staff consists of professionals with advanced degrees in science as well as those with extensive strategic brand marketing and consulting credentials. Together we've created a culture that is passionate and creative, flexible and efficient, and attentive and accountable to the individualized needs of our clients.


ETHOS is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Contact Information:
Patricia D. Kelly
Vice President - Human Resources
ETHOS Health Communications, Inc.
777 Township Line Road
Suite 300
Yardley, PA 19067
215-867-1900 (phone)
215-867-1906 (fax)
www.ethoshc.com
Strategic Account Manager

An ETHOS Strategic Account Manager (SAM) is the first line of support to the Strategic Account Director. In this position, the SAMs will manage projects under the direction of the Strategic Account Director, and having mastered the responsibilities outlined below, eventually assume their own book of business as a Strategic Account Director StrAcctDir).


The SAM will work hand-in-hand with the StrAcctDirs to meet and exceed their goals through support and execution of their core responsibilities:

  • Big Picture for Clients
    • Understand the business challenges your client is facing and what strategic questions they are or should be asking
    • Help clients define and achieve their business goals
    • Prepare annual strategic/tactical plans for each client and individual campaign/project plans as needed throughout the year
    • Manage and strengthen client relationships
    • Propose, sell to clients, and oversee ideas and projects that are tied to clients' objectives
    • Continuously offer unsolicited ideas to increase the effective of clients brand and company activities
  • Big Picture for ETHOS
    • Understand revenue generation and recognition, and contribute to ETHOS' profitability through good management
    • Serve as an advocate and strong representative for ETHOS
    • Identify and cultivate new business opportunities (even if it means just passing them along internally)
  • Day-to-Day for Clients
    • Initiate and oversee ETHOS activities on behalf of and in support of clients
    • Manage day-to-day client-ETHOS communication on strategy (ideas, recommendations, approaches to consider) and planning
    • Become a partner to each client, functioning as an extension of the client's team by taking ownership and accountability for their business
  • Day-to-Day for ETHOS
    • Closely manage clients' budget and team efficiency to maximize return for clients and ETHOS
    • Work with the internal team to exceed clients' expectations
    • Mentor, train, and coach team members to facilitate growth and development
  • Additional Responsibilities
    • Stay abreast of developments (eg, science, competitors, regulations) in clients' industries
    • Keep honing marketing and strategy expertise to better serve clients and ETHOS
    • Network and connect to grow your influence and add value

Support of the StrAcctDir may include tasks, such as: assisting in the preparation of annual strategic/tactical plans for clients and ETHOS, addressing ad hoc client requests and needs, reviewing and finalizing materials for distribution to the client or other external parties, participating in and/or leading calls with clients or healthcare practitioners, preparing content as necessary to fulfill client requirements, traveling to and attending and supporting live meetings with clients and/or healthcare practitioners, and more. The day-to-day activities of a SAM will vary greatly depending on client needs, account size, product status, and ETHOS needs and may include assuming an independent lead role on individual projects as well as responsibility for a modest revenue goal.


Desired Skills

We seek highly motivated people with outstanding professional credentials, business accomplishment, and leadership. In addition, we place high value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, tenacity, independence, energy, and self-confidence.


Professional Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years account management (client and internal team) experience within the medical communications or related industry
  • Strong strategic and analytical background
  • Strong desire to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong time management skills to work effectively within demanding timelines
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with clients and thought leaders in a variety of therapeutic areas
  • Ability to understand and interpret market dynamics, scientific information, and clinical and preclinical data
  • Ability to interpret business metrics and financial information

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree (PhD, MD, or PharmD) in life sciences, pharmacy, medicine, and/or advanced degree in management, marketing, or business.

We will consider individuals for the SAM position who do not have direct pharmaceutical/biotech experience if they possess a strong strategic and analytical background and a strong desire to learn in a fast-paced environment.


About ETHOS:

ETHOS Health Communications is an award-winning medical communications agency that partners with leading pharmaceutical and biotech marketing and medical teams to build and communicate the science of medicine. We provide value-added strategic and tactical services that transform the potential of a brand into commercial success across its lifecycle, from early clinical and commercial development and launch through end of exclusivity optimization. ETHOS was founded in 2002 by two entrepreneurs with an understanding that translating the science of a therapy into clinical benefit for the stakeholders of care should be its "prime directive." Our growing staff consists of professionals with advanced degrees in science as well as those with extensive strategic brand marketing and consulting credentials. Together we've created a culture that is passionate and creative, flexible and efficient, and attentive and accountable to the individualized needs of our clients.


ETHOS is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Contact Information:

Patricia D. Kelly
Vice President - Human Resources
ETHOS Health Communications, Inc.
777 Township Line Road
Suite 300
Yardley, PA 19067
215-867-1900 (phone)
215-867-1906 (fax)
www.ethoshc.com
Strategic Account Associate, Strategy and Insights

The Account Associate, Strategy and Insights works under the direct supervision of the Director- Strategy and Insights to provide leadership, insights, and strategies that guide tactical execution - both at the client and team level.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Positive, team-oriented self-starter
    • Ability to manage heavy workloads and competing responsibilities related to being staffed on multiple projects at the same time
    • Collaborate with and support existing internal account teams and build relationships with strategic client leads
    • Deliver on-time and communicate proactively when timing is at risk
    • Professional, positive, respectful, and mature interactions internally & externally
    • Proactively seek opportunities to expand knowledge of the biopharmaceutical industry, service offerings, and client products and markets
    • Drive a positive team culture through action and attitude
  • Reliable contributor leveraging technical skill to create value on projects
    • Create high-quality deliverables autonomously
    • Manage deliverables efficiently from start-to-finish including presentation building and storyboarding
    • Research and analyze data
    • Think critically
    • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Internal knowledge and process building
    • Be a trusted strategic internal resource for account teams
    • Execute high level project processes and frameworks to achieve project goals and objectives
    • Understand and synthesize commercial and medical insights from both internal and external data sources to support account objectives
  • Support and implement marketing and medical affairs strategies from commercialization through life-cycle management
    • Support marketing and medical strategy development and ensure alignment cross-functionally
    • Collaborate internally and externally to ensure tactical plans incorporate broader strategic considerations and commercial insights
  • Participate in new business as a natural extension of existing account responsibilities
    • Leverage client and/or market understanding to identify key business questions
    • Translate existing knowledge and insights into a revenue generating opportunity
  • Participate in client meetings and workshops
  • Participate in RFPs and other new business initiatives, as needed
  • Contribute to internal business strategic planning and execution
  • Contribute to reviews of process efficiency to ensure and increase the health of the business

Required Experience and Skill:

  • Bachelors' degree
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly proficient in PowerPoint with proven storyboarding skills
  • Well versed in pharmaceutical marketing and medical strategies and tactics
  • Business focused individual (consulting background preferred)
  • Minimum 2-4 years in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experienced in various types of research
  • Proven problem solver
  • Proficiency in Excel®
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and time management skills
  • Ability to make judgment calls that will meet with the approval of the team
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

About ETHOS:

ETHOS Health Communications is an award-winning medical communications agency that partners with leading pharmaceutical and biotech marketing and medical teams to build and communicate the science of medicine. We provide value-added strategic and tactical services that transform the potential of a brand into commercial success across its lifecycle, from early clinical and commercial development and launch through end of exclusivity optimization. ETHOS was founded in 2002 by two entrepreneurs with an understanding that translating the science of a therapy into clinical benefit for the stakeholders of care should be its "prime directive." Our growing staff consists of professionals with advanced degrees in science as well as those with extensive strategic brand marketing and consulting credentials. Together we've created a culture that is passionate and creative, flexible and efficient, and attentive and accountable to the individualized needs of our clients.


ETHOS is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Contact Information:

Patricia D. Kelly
Vice President - Human Resources
ETHOS Health Communications, Inc.
777 Township Line Road
Suite 300
Yardley, PA 19067
215-867-1900 (phone)
215-867-1906 (fax)
www.ethoshc.com
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