Production Editor

Added on 29 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? This role will see you take manuscripts through the production process to final print and online publication. You will work across a range of successful titles, and as a key role within the company you will have responsibility for ensuring the quality and consistency of the journals and graphics you work on.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Using scientific knowledge to redraw graphics in Illustrator
  • Liaising with our external service providers
  • Corresponding with authors
  • Raising queries and making any necessary changes to their articles
  • Creating contents and cover pages
  • Validating background coding and posting articles online
  • Approving journals for print
  • Overseeing and implementing editorial processes to ensure all published content is of a high standard

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 Kathryn Berry, Head of Production ([email protected]) by Friday 15th July

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