Ignite.

The medical communications graduate scheme

What is Ignite?

Ignite is the Prime Global graduate scheme. It provides you with a first year in industry that is both supportive and intellectually stimulating, You will have the chance to experience working in selected Prime Global agencies, whilst gaining skills working across different accounts in the various aspects of MedComms.

What are the entry requirements?

Most people who join Ignite will be a graduate or postgraduate, however this is not always the case. We look at each applicant as an individual and will look at each candidates merits when deciding whom to offer a place. If you are unsure about this please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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With the support you need to Ignite your career.

The Ignite scheme provides structured support as you navigate your first year working in industry.

First and foremost, you will be working in one of agencies, as an Associate Medical Writer or Associate Account Executive, depending on the route you choose. You’ll then have a structured series of catch-ups, meetings and ‘coffee breaks’ with your mentors and managers, to ensure you remain on the right track.

The Ignite programme ends with promotion, which usually takes around 12 months. At this point you have graduated from Ignite, and will become a Scientific Writer or Account Executive.

Why MedComms?

Six brilliant reasons to Ignite your career in MedComms

Jobs in Medical Communications - reward and recognition

I can use my scientific background and interest

“When I was still in high school, I really wanted to study medicine and become a surgeon. However, I quickly realised I was not comfortable with performing surgery as I could barely handle carrying out dissections in biology class without feeling nauseated!”

Jack Said, Associate Consultant in Market Access at Prime Global. See the full interview here.

Careers in Medical communications

The work is intellectually stimulating and varied

“I’m generally an organised person and love seeing a plan come to fruition. I like the sense of achievement that comes with completing a project.”

Maria Alfaradhi, Scientific Team Lead. Maria’s full interview can be read here.

High profile work in Med Comms

The people are collaborative and encouraging

“Progression would not have been possible without the incredible mentorship, coaching and guidance I received from the leaders and senior members of each agency. The leaders here spell leadership “E-X-A-M-P-L-E” and demonstrate what it takes to move forward. They also openly share their knowledge, experiences and industry expertise to those who seek it. “

Darren Sobers, Account Manager. See what ese Darren has to say here.

Cutting edge science

I can work with the latest scientific data, new breakthroughs, and the top scientific minds

“You see the impact that medical communication has on vaccine education pretty quickly in your day-to-day life. For example, we are currently working on a COVID-19 vaccine and there is so much misinformation out there, even amongst HCPs. We are super pleased to be supporting the development of material to help negate some of those issues.”

Taken from ‘Vaccines in the world of MedComms’. Read the full interview here.

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Work at Prime Global

MedComms makes a difference

“I am really proud of the account I have been working on since I have started, which recently went from phase III to being approved; it’s so exciting! It’s so amazing to watch how this drug can help improve patients’ lives.”

Cindy Cheung, Senior Medical Writer at Prime Global. Find out what else Cindy has to say here.

Global Med-Comms agency jobs

Medcomms is global and growing

“The company was so much smaller when I joined, then even in my first year we grew so much. It was absolutely fantastic to see and be a part of the rapid organic growth that is continuing into 2021 and beyond!”

Parveena Laskar, Editorial Resource Manager. Read more from Parveena here.

Which Ignite route is right for you?.

Choose from Scientific Services or Client Services

Scientific Services

If you take this route, you’ll be involved in a wide range of medical communications projects and should have a real passion for producing content to the highest possible standards of grammatical and scientific accuracy. The right candidate will enjoy adapting content and style according to client objectives for a variety of different target audiences and subject areas. You will liaise with a range of medical experts and you will keep up-to-date with therapeutic areas, as well as good publication practices and other industry guidelines and processes.

Client Services

Following the client services route,  you will play an important role in maintaining and supporting the day-to-day relationships between our business and our clients. Naturally confident and outgoing, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as enthusiasm for getting stuck into a wide variety of projects.

Market Access

Lorem Ipsum  you will play an important role in maintaining and supporting the day-to-day relationships between our business and our clients. Naturally confident and outgoing, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as enthusiasm for getting stuck into a wide variety of projects.

Client Services

Following the client services route,  you will play an important role in maintaining and supporting the day-to-day relationships between our business and our clients. Naturally confident and outgoing, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as enthusiasm for getting stuck into a wide variety of projects.

We can’t wait to meet you.

Prime Global’s recruitment process has been devised to give each candidate every opportunity to showcase their talent and skills, whilst allowing us to effectively select the candidate which best matches the role. This gives everyone the best chance of success.

However, we understand there are times when parts of the process may need to be adapted to suit a person’s individual needs. This is part of the diverse and inclusive nature of our culture.

If you would like to apply for the Ignite scheme, but require adaptations to the recruitment process, we are happy to discuss this with you. Please contact us on recruitment@primeglobalpeople.com

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