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Commissioning Editor - Life Sciences

Are you a life sciences graduate with a passion for scientific communication and publishing?

We have a new exciting vacancy with a global scientific publisher who are looking to hire a Commissioning Editor for one of their prestigious life science journals. This company is very open to applicants with limited publishing experience, but with an academic background in a relevant subject area.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the managing Editor with the day-to-day running of the journal, overseeing the content pipeline and helping with quality control
  • Liaising with the Editorial Board and managing relationships with stakeholders
  • Contributing to social media promotion with new ideas and content
  • Writing news articles and creating additional digital content
  • Commissioning topical articles on topical new trends and research, keeping abreast of latest scientific advances in the life sciences fields

Although any experience within scientific communications or publishing is desirable, the only must have requirements to apply for this role are a background in life sciences, strong literacy skills and good organisation.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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Commissioning Editor - Life Sciences

Full-time, Permanent
Commissioning Editor, Editor, Digital Editorial, Digital, Editorial, Journals, Research

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