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Healthcare Communications Specialist KnowledgePoint360 Announces Opening Of First Scottish Office

Thursday, 08 August 2013

ONE of the world’s leading providers of healthcare information services is acknowledging the wealth of scientific talent in Scotland by opening its first Scottish office.

KnowledgePoint360, recognised as a dynamic and innovative world leader in the industry, employs 700 staff worldwide with more than 350 associates based in the UK and is currently expanding its team of medical writers and project managers with a new office in the heart of Glasgow.

The move is part of a long-term commitment to become a leading player in the Scottish medical communications community. 

Jon Bigelow, CEO said: “We know there is a strong talent pool in Scotland and want to take advantage of this by establishing a permanent Scottish base as part of our continued growth strategy.”

Rachel Forsyth, Director of Scientific Affairs, who will run the Scottish office, said: “At present, a lot of talented individuals who want to work in this field travel to England to get their foot on the ladder, and then end up having to stay there to advance their careers. So it makes sense to create fresh opportunities for all levels while expanding our company’s reach.

“Our people are our most important asset, so we will welcome new colleagues to our Glasgow office with a competitive salary package, family-friendly working and opportunities for career development.”

During its 41 year history KnowledgePoint360 has emerged as an innovative and trusted strategic partner with global pharmaceutical corporations and leading healthcare professionals. The company’s expertise covers a broad spectrum of healthcare information and communication services including digital solutions, benchmark-based advisory services, medical education, publication support, live educational meetings ranging from international congresses to dinner meetings, scientific content development, training, exhibit design, workflow and compliance solutions to support speaker programmes and strategic consulting.

The firm is renowned for employing only the brightest and best candidates and is looking for the right people to join their new Glasgow office, with attractive packages on offer to candidates seeking a career with a company that offers excellent development opportunities.

KnowledgePoint360 is ideally seeking experienced medical writers as well as those with life science degrees or PhDs combined with a passion for science communication and writing.

The group’s businesses include ACUMED, BlueMomentum, CircleScience, Clinical Bridges, CodonMedical, CreativeFusion, eMedFusion, FireKite, Gardiner-Caldwell Communications, GeoMed, InterPhase, Medex-Media, Physicians World, Physicians World Europe, Physicians World Speakers Bureau, Scientific Connexions, Seren Communications, StemScientific, and TGaS Advisors. Headquarters are in Lyndhurst, N.J., with additional offices in Macclesfield, Tytherington, Maidenhead, and London, U.K.; East Norriton, Pa., New York, Chicago, and San Bruno, Calif.; and Mannheim, Germany. For more information, visit www.knowledgepoint360.com.