Commissioning Editor

Added on 14 June 2022

Are you a science graduate who is keen to establish a career in STM publishing? Could you apply your enthusiasm and scientific background in a fast-paced editorial environment? We are now seeking a self-starter with a strong work ethic to play an important role in the running of our journal portfolio, which includes medical and pharmaceutical science titles.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing submissions to the journals in a timely manner, maintaining a high editorial and scientific standard
  • Defining future journal content by commissioning topical articles in response to emerging trends
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest scientific advances across various subject areas
  • Overseeing and implementing editorial processes to ensure all published content (commissioned and unsolicited) is of a high standard
  • Building and leveraging relationships with expert authors, journal communities and opinion leaders
  • Working with the Editors in the Digital team on digital products of relevance to your journals
  • Working with the Sales and Marketing team to ensure effective visibility and promotion within the community

 

Applicants should possess a graduate qualification in biomedical science, chemistry, life sciences, pharmaceutical science or a related field. The ideal candidate would demonstrate a strong attention to detail, excellent organisation and computer literacy skills, and have a proven understanding of the importance of scheduling and the ability to work to strict deadlines.

This is an ideal role to begin a career in STM publishing, with full training given to the successful candidate.

There will be opportunities for the successful candidate to develop quickly and assume responsibility for, and have a real impact on, the content and future direction of our journals.

This position is based in our North London offices, conveniently located close to Finchley Central tube station.

Please submit a CV with cover letter explaining your interest in the role and salary expectations to Sankeetha Nadarajah, by Friday 15th July.

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