Senior Editorial Assistant/Editorial Assistant Lucid Group London

  • Full Time
  • London

Lucid Group

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Skills

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Mentoring
  • Agile
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Location

London

Benefits

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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount

Full job description

Overview:

Location
Our offices are in London, Macclesfield, Manchester and Marlow. We are open to applications from all over the UK as we have remote and flexible hybrid working policies.

ABOUT LUCID GROUP

Transformation starts here.
In healthcare, innovation doesn’t only change lives—it saves them. We don’t take that lightly. That’s
why we approach each challenge with curiosity—asking the right questions, gaining understanding,
then bringing together the right team of diverse minds across capabilities to deliver transformative
solutions that break through and help realise change for those who need it most.

Purposefully designed for today’s healthcare challenges
Today’s healthcare landscape is more complex and challenging than ever—the “standard” playbook
no longer guarantees success. Lucid is purpose-built to help you make the most of unexpected
opportunities, challenging conventional thinking, and bringing a fresh perspective.

Responsibilities:

About the role
Medical Editors at Lucid work in close partnership with the Medical, Client Services and Project Management teams to understand project and client needs and deliver tailored high-quality outputs. They lead editorial excellence in these specific client account teams. They also work closely with members of the Editorial team aligned to other client accounts to champion quality assurance and compliance across Lucid.
Our Medical Editors are responsible for:
  • Editorial quality and excellence in delivery across a series of client accounts
  • Proactively partnering with Medical, Client Services and Project Management leads in the account team to establish and maintain efficient and collaborative cross-functional working
  • Proactively ensuring good understanding of their accounts (clients, projects, disease areas, therapies) as required to provide excellent editorial support
  • Proactively ensuring good knowledge and understanding the relevant style guide/s and compliance codes
  • Performing editorial reviews of client- and Lucid-related materials (including, but not limited to, congress materials, educational platform content, internal and external company communications, manuscripts, meeting reports, scientific posters, slide decks, video scripts and website copy) in line with Lucid best practice
  • Assuring quality through the use of editorial checklists and adherence to briefs, style guides and compliance codes
  • Peer-reviewing Editorial colleagues’ work to ensure consistent quality, and providing associated constructive feedback to optimise performance and development
  • Fulfilling the role of line manager to support the performance and development of line reports, including ensuring awareness and implementation of associated Lucid processes and milestones
  • Mentoring Editorial team members to drive performance and development and ensure application of Lucid best practice
  • Supporting Editorial leadership to identify Editorial team capability and performance needs
  • Leading editorial excellence in their account team through implementation of editorial training, processes and best practice
  • Supporting Editorial leadership to identify editorial training needs in the account team
  • Supporting the recruitment of new Editorial team members by assessing tests and attending interviews, when required
  • Supporting the efficient and appropriate onboarding to new Editorial team members
  • Contributing to distinct elements of Editorial team initiatives to support the implementation of editorial best practice
  • Demonstrating good application of the Lucid values and leading by example to contribute positively to team and company culture
  • Contributing to operational efficiency and business performance by adhering to Lucid processes around time keeping, expenses, resourcing and cross-functional working
  • Proactively managing their own workload and deadlines
  • Working with Editorial leadership to ensure proactive and efficient short- and medium-term Editorial resource management in their account team

Qualifications:

Essential criteria:
  • A degree in a scientific, medical or life-sciences field or in a language
  • Experience editing content for the healthcare/pharmaceutical sector
  • Experience editing medical/scientific content in different print and digital formats
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe, Word, PowerPoint
  • Experience managing own time in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience in reviewing Editorial colleagues’ work

Desirable 
criteria:
  • Experience working within a healthcare communications agency environment
  • Competent and confident being a therapy area expert
  • Experience in mentoring editors
  • Experience in line-management and development of editors
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience working collaboratively and efficiently in a cross-capability team

If you look at this list and feel you 
don’t meet every single requirement, we still want to hear from you! We encourage you to apply, have a discussion with us about the role or others that we may have at Lucid Group either now or in the future. Together we can build more inclusive workplaces.

Benefits of working with us

Our culture is fundamental to the delivery of transformation. Harnessing the talent and ambitions of those we work with empowers us to deliver our magic. On top of this, our benefits include:

  • Private family healthcare and dental cover
  • Family friendly policies
  • Contributory pension of up to 5% of basic salary Lucid contribution
  • 4 x basic salary life assurance cover
  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, plus 3 Christmas closure days, and a celebration day of your choice
  • Flexible holiday buy and sell scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Flexible working
  • Employee discount platform with offers at 900+ retailers
  • Season ticket loans
People are at the heart of who we are. Our aim is to transform the lives of those we touch without prejudice or discrimination. At Lucid, the magic we create relies on harnessing and celebrating the unique, diverse and individual talents of those we work with. To do this, we must empower each person to bring their whole self to work so we can be fully inclusive and collaborate with a full heart – fulfilling the potential of everything we do and everyone we work with. Equally.
We are Lucid Group – we let your whole self shine.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or disability.

As part of our commitment to recruiting and supporting colleagues with disabilities Lucid Group are a committed member of the UK Government’s Disability Scheme, supporting people with disabilities provides us with access to a wider talent pool and enables us to be a force for good in the world by creating fair and 
equitable access to employment opportunities. Aligned to this scheme we commit to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible by:

1) Offering a guaranteed interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the essential criteria for the role
2) Anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments
3) Support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long-term health condition

If you wish to apply under this 
scheme please indicate so when asked on our DEI page which will appear as part of our job application process.

To apply for this job please visit careers-uk-wearelucidgroup.icims.com.

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Ethan Anderson

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