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Commissioning Editor

A highly successful, global academic publisher has a super new opening for an ambitious journals professional as a Commissioning Editor. This role can be worked on a fully remote basis if desired, but you will need to be UK based.

As a member of their Medicine & Healthcare team you will commission high-quality content for a set of defined journals and is ideal for someone who has a genuine interest in biomedical or biological science and who enjoys researching relevant scientific literature and commissioning ideas for new articles.

This is a highly varied and interesting role where some of your responsibilities include:

  • Commissioning high-quality, relevant content for a range of titles across the journal portfolio, delivering content within specified time frames.
  • Building strong networks with authors, editorial boards and key opinion leaders
  • Developing a thorough knowledge of Editorial Policies.
  • Continually build your knowledge across subject areas, including key topics of interest and developments in the field
  • Maintaining oversight of peer review and ensure that it is carried out to specific quality standards


  • Experience required:
  • A biomedical background and/or some experience in medical publishing
  • An active interest in open access and open science
  • Strong organisational skills, efficiency and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and to work to (often competing) deadlines
  • A positive and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Able to work cooperatively with local and global colleagues at all levels
  • A high level of computer literacy (including MS Office, Outlook and internet browsers)

Candidates will have demonstrable communication and influencing skills in written and spoken English.

These roles carry an attractive salary and bonus, plus excellent company benefits.

For further details on these fantastic opportunities to build your publishing career, please send your CV and a short cover note, outlining your salary expectations.


Commissioning Editor

Redwood, United Kingdom | London
Full-time, Home Working, Permanent
Academic, STM
Commissioning Editor, Content, Editor, Journals, Editorial
Salary description: 
Very attractive salary plus an excellent bonus and company benefits on offer

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