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Editorial Administrator

A highly successful journals publisher is looking for a pro-active individual to join their journals team as an Editorial Administrator. The Editorial Administrator will be responsible for the administration and smooth running of the journal peer review system and will ensure that the journal processes are carried out efficiently to meet the needs of authors, referees, and editors. This role offers hybrid working with three days a week in their Cambridge office and two days working from home. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with some demonstrable office experience, looking to progress a career within publishing, or who is interested in progressing their administrative career.

Some of the key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Processing manuscripts and progressing them through peer review using a manuscript tracing system
  • Assisting authors, referees and editors and sending out proofs to authors
  • Contribute to the administration of your journal by supporting the journal team, including admin cover, and providing support to the Managing Editor, and other members of the editorial team
  • Generating monthly journal statistics and transcriptions of interviews
  • Project management and some cross-title work on the company’s other journals

The ideal person will have some proven experience of working in an office, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. You will be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills along with great time-management and organisation skills. A pro-active approach and the ability to take initiative is essential in this role as is the ability to multi-task and work as part of a team as well as individually.

This role is a great opportunity for someone with sound admin skills to become part of a successful and friendly publishing team.

For further information, please send your CV and a short cover not to:



Editorial Administrator

Redwood, Cambridge
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, STM
Administration, Journals, Publishing Support
Salary description: 
Very attractive salary and company benefits

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