Freelance resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Highly driven, collaborative, and results-oriented professional with 13+ years of experience in pharmaceutical marketing and advertising. Areas of expertise include content creation, strategy, publications, scientific messaging platforms, and continuing medical education. Therapeutic expertise includes oncology/hematology/immuno-oncology, rheumatology/immunology, neurology/neuroscience, infectious disease, and rare diseases. Adept at coordinating diverse resources to accomplish challenging objectives.

  • Medical writing
  • Translating complex concepts
  • Project management
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Message creation
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Cross-functional communication
  • Regulatory compliance
Work History
Freelance, 04/2016 - Current
Senior Medical Director/Strategist City, STATE,
  • Created content (videos and copy) for YouTube Channel
  • Developed brief, animated journal article summary videos
  • Acted as a medical expert and strategist to develop and present overarching approach, messaging, and case studies as part of new business pitch teams
  • Produced and updated mobile apps for patients, care partners, and their HCPs that capture day-to-day symptoms, QoL, and disease management changes in patients with chronic conditions, and provide disease-specific tools and information for patients and care partners
  • Created Global communication strategy and plan and messaging matrices
  • Delivered draft Global communication strategy and plan to a sizable cross-functional team and moderated the workshop
  • Created capabilities presentations on client's expertise, approach, and experience (case studies) in rare disease
The Lynx Group, 05/2018 - 09/2018
Director, Patient Engagement & Advocacy City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with cancer patients, caregivers, advocates and advocacy groups, and pharmaceutical clients to develop publication plans and write and edit primary and secondary manuscripts and white paper supplements
  • Created strategic and tactical plans for pharmaceutical clients for disease state education and stakeholder engagement
  • Generated 3-year conference plan for competitive intelligence and KOL engagement for an emerging biotechnology company's rare disease pipeline
  • Developed needs assessments and Jessica submissions for pharmaceutical company support for cancer patient-centered initiatives
Evolution Medical Communications, 12/2012 - 03/2016
Sr Medical Director (2012-2015); Medical Strategist (2015-2016) City, STATE,
  • Drove the development of medical content, including pre-launch disease state and branded slide decks and MOA/MOD videos that received accolades from top KOLs across diverse therapeutic areas
  • Supported strategic planning and development of scientific platforms
  • Achieved client growth of >20% through business development activities, including medical communications Agency of Record account for an immuno-oncology product
  • Grew two medical communications Agency of Record accounts by ~300% ($1 million and $2.4 million in revenue to $3 million and $6.4 million, respectively, in planned revenues)
  • Successfully launched six new products and additional indications
  • Built strong relationships with internal stakeholders, key clients, agency partners, and KOLs
  • Managed team of up to 14 people (4 director reports, up to 10 freelancers) within the same time frame
BioScience Communications, 02/2010 - 08/2012
Senior Medical Director City, STATE,
  • Designed and executed gap analysis and messaging workshops, summit meetings, and advisory boards
  • Developed global publication plan and continuing medical education programs that surpassed client and KOL expectations
  • Successfully devised and implemented strategic and tactical plans for branded and non-branded personal and non-personal programs that exceeded client objectives
  • Designed and executed multi-channel publications plans for both commercial and Medical Affairs clients
  • Established strong long-term relationships with internal stakeholders, clients, and KOLs that led to long-term engagement
  • Garnered scientific insights at national medical meetings that drove successful campaigns
  • Acted as a medical expert across departments and teams to develop digital assets and deliver competitive intelligence
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Division of Inflammation and Antimicrobials, Expected in 2006
Schering-Plough - Kenilworth, NJ,
PhD: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Expected in 2003
Dartmouth College/Geisel School of Medicine At Dartmouth - Hanover, NH
  • Thesis Title "Regulation of Constitutive MMP-1 by the ERK Signaling Cascade in Tumor Cells."
  • Graduate student council
BS: Biology , Expected in 1997
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, NY
  • Elected to Director Of Member Development for the Pan-Hellenic Council in 1996
  • Dean's List 1994, 1995, 1996
  • Minored in Management

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School Attended

  • Schering-Plough
  • Dartmouth College/Geisel School of Medicine At Dartmouth
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Freelance
  • The Lynx Group
  • Evolution Medical Communications
  • BioScience Communications


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
  • PhD
  • BS

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