Communication Associate / Editorial assistant (60/80%)

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Medical Communications
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 27 Jun 2024

Proclinical is seeking a Communications Assistant with a knack for organisation, production, writing, translating and editing across various media formats. The ideal candidate will have a background in editorial work, journalism or writing, and will be open to a variety of projects.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Desired Languages:

  • Fluency in English and German both speaking and writing is a necessity
  • French and other languages are an advantage

Desired skills:

  • Organizational and producing skills
  • Writing, translating and editing for text, audio and film

Matching profile would have:

  • University degree in a relevant field.
  • Editorial/Writer/journalist background & knowledge.
  • Internship and/or proven working experience in editorial/writing/journalist
  • Very hands-on, organisational & communicative profile.
  • Versatile, curious and open to projects.
  • Proven working experience in an agency or media company

Online Spell and sense Checks:

  • Checking live online for typos (English Version) - order and tech issues.
  • Align with Japanese/Chinese/German colleagues for checks of stories and to keep site clean
  • Clean website and social media assets


  • Check publications on Campus (weekly round)
  • Contact for reprints and distribution
  • Managing websites and various in-boxes under live magazin department

  • Teams calendar (vacation, meetings (etc.)
  • Business Trips organizations & coordination.


  • Biweekly meetings
  • Production and pre-edit
  • Transcripts and translations
  • Photography for various project


  • Newsletters (global, subscribers)
  • Improving opening and click-through rate from 1% to 3% to 5%
  • Seamless communication data team


  • Weekly 15 minutes meeting
  • Publication on live
  • Calendar must be shared with the Media Monitoring team regularly for email distribution
  • Social media assets (to be developed once
  • Seamless communication with Monitoring team

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Joshua Bye on

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Proclinical is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Proclinical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.