BMJ is a healthcare knowledge business with a global reach and a proud heritage. We are a values-driven, growth company with products and services used by millions of health professionals on six continents. Our flagship journal, The BMJ is an advocate of evidence-based medicine and publishes highly respected medical news, research, and reviews.
The BMJ Events team run over 15 international and national events a year. These include large-scale international conferences, awards evenings, national events and webinars. We are looking for an enthusiastic junior conference producer help develop new events and ensure our current programmes match the needs of the audiences.
The role will include conducting research through phone and face to face interviews with the target market to understand their needs, making recommendations for new events and audiences to Conference Producer, inviting relevant speakers and ensuring content is pitched correctly at the target audience. The role holder will also be responsible for delivering and administrating programmes on a mixture of established and new events.
12 month contract
The BMJ is seeking a trained journalist to cover clinical news for its busy news desk. The successful candidate will have some experience reporting on the pharmaceutical industry, drug controversies, regulation issues, clinical management and clinical guidelines.
You will be expected to have some relevant contacts in these fields, be able to cultivate your own networks and generate original news stories. We are also looking for someone who is confident in reporting on clinical research papers in an engaging way, who has a strong writing style and who can work to daily deadlines. The role will involve covering clinical topics for the UK and international audiences, including travel to medical conferences.
This is a news desk role, reporting to the News Editor, but with the potential to write features and carry out investigations.
Please submit examples of recent news stories, along with a covering letter, to support your application.
BMJ takes pride in its people and is committed to being an inclusive employer. As a values driven organisation, we support individuality and welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates. We are open to discussing flexible working options.
12 month fixed term contract
The BMJ is seeking an accomplished journalist to join its features team for a 12-month period to cover for maternity leave. Reporting to the Features and Debates Editor, the editor will be responsible for commissioning, editing, and writing features, a crucial part of the journal’s magazine content, through which we can lead the debate on health and provide readers with topical, compelling and informative content. The core focus of the role is developing and commissioning stories for our large international audience, but he or she is also expected to assist in commissioning our popular ‘Head to Head’ debate articles and the occasional essay from leading names in healthcare.
12 month maternity cover
The BMJs Operations department currently has a 12 month contract for a Systems Coordinator. BMJ is the innovative publishing division of the British Medical Association and one of the world leaders in medical publishing with a strong brand recognised internationally. One of the key product areas, BMJ Journals, produces over 70 specialist clinical medical titles, many of which are leaders in their fields.
The Systems Coordinator's main responsibilities will be for maintaining and supporting the use of systems within the Operations Department for the suite of journals within BMJ. Specifically working with end users (mainly editors, vendors and internal staff) to support and maintain existing systems used by the editorial team.