A JOTW “Can’t Wait” job opportunity from United BioSource

A JOTW “Can’t Wait” job opportunity from United BioSource

Manager, Patient Recruitment, Entrepreneurial Medical Communications Group, United BioSource, McLean, Virginia

The communications department of a global scientific and medical affairs organization is seeking Managers for their Patient & Physician Services division. Based in McLean, Virginia, this dynamic, fast-paced group requires talented communication professionals with a Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience. Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, commercial and clinical communications preferred. Project management experience a plus.


o Work on a broad range of clinical trial and post-marketing programs. Project scope may include site recruitment, protocol feasibility, patient recruitment and retention, stakeholder surveys and qualitative research.

 Oversee communications, advertising and materials development for clinical patient recruitment programs. Areas of responsibility to include development of appropriate media materials (i.e., investigator kits, print materials, local outreach tools, advertisements, etc.), ongoing management of media campaigns and coordination of the design/development of study materials.

o Research and write materials for various audiences, including patients, consumers, health care providers/investigators, sales reps and payers.

o Responsible for day-to-day implementation of activities associated with trial recruitment and retention programs, including: working with the creative team for materials and online campaigns, client communication, program plans and metrics reporting.

o Responsible for program deliverables, and management of project timelines and budget.


o 5+ years pharmaceutical/clinical research experience

o Minimum of 3 years project management experience

o Bachelors Degree

o Strong understanding of clinical trial process across Phases II-IV and how patient recruitment fits within the process

o Ability to understand clinical protocols and study specifications and develop effective investigator and patient communications accordingly

o Experience developing effective patient-oriented advertising and public relations programs including patient print, online and multi-media materials, advertising campaigns, client events, and other industry-related activities

o Ability to help build and grow a medical communications business including proposal development, and client presentations and follow-up

o Ability to problem solve and think on your feet

o A team-oriented personality with the initiative to accomplish goals

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills

o Self-starter that can work independently with little supervision

o Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Linda Boyce, PHR

Recruitment Manager

United BioSource Corporation

920 Harvest Drive, Suite 200

Blue Bell, PA 19422

Phone: +1 215-390-2204

Home Office Phone & Fax: +1 267-797-5204

Cell: +1 215-264-4272

Email: linda.boyce@unitedbiosource.com


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