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Editorial Operations Assistant

We are working with a lovely scientific publisher in London as they hire for an Editorial Operations Assistant for their team. Our client is a prestigious not-for-profit publisher of books and journals on environmental subjects, and they operate a hybrid working model with 2 days a week in the office.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting authors and editors with article submission and peer review, answering queries and being the main point of contact
  • Operating the online peer review system (Editorial Manager)
  • Tracking special issues through to production
  • Creating reports using the internal journal dashboard, aiming to identify opportunities for improvement and under-performing areas
  • Liaising with Sales, Marketing and conference organisers to ensure they have information and journal content as needed
  • Collating contracts, OA licenses and translation rights

This is an amazing junior role for a proactive individual looking to get stuck in a publishing job, and learn the ropes of journals publishing and Open Access. While training will be provided on publishing processes and systems, the successful candidate should demonstrate initiative, an interest in journals publishing, team work and the ability to interpret and work with data.

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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Editorial Operations Assistant

Full-time, Permanent
Academic, STM
Administration, Assistant, Editor, Journals, Publishing, Publishing Support, Support, Operations, Editorial

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