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Editorial Assistant, Peer Review  

The Editorial Assistant, Peer Review will be responsible for supporting SAGE’s internal and external personnel in the effective use of a number of online peer-review systems. In working towards that objective, the EA will manage the roll-out of bespoke peer-review sites for journals in the peer review portfolio, arranging for customisation of journal workflows and providing on-going training to external editors. It’s a busy role which will bring the EA in to contact with a broad array of individuals across the organisation. It therefore requires a meticulous attention to detail and an aptitude for working both independently and as part of a team.  
 
The role:  

  • Assisting the Online Project Manager in the roll-out of ScholarOne Manuscripts™ and other online peer review platforms to an agreed budgeted number of journals annually.
  • Supporting journals already using ScholarOne Manuscripts™, or other online peer review platform as and when queries arise.
  • Providing help and advice to users of the ScholarOne platform.
  • Supporting department-wide initiatives and projects, as required. 

The candidate:

  • A proactive and self-motivated team player.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • A strong interest in journals publishing and a keen appreciation of challenges and opportunities faced by the industry.
  • Attentive, meticulous and careful about the quality of the work you do.
  • Outgoing and proficient in dealing with individuals over the phone, in person and by email.
  • Able to prioritize your workload depending on the needs of the stakeholders. 

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Editorial Assistant, Peer Review  

SAGE, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Administration, Assistant, Commissioning Editor, Editor, Publishing, Publishing Support, Other Publishing, Project Management, Digital Editorial, Editorial, Admin & PA