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Head of Editorial and Production

We are working on an incredible new Head of Editorial and Production role for the publishing branch of a reputable organisation working to promote and celebrate excellence in science.


Salary: £60,000 - £75,000

Location: Central London, offices in a beautiful historical building

Working hours: 35 hours per week

other perks include subsidised meals, medical insurance and great pension, full details on application

More about the role:

This is a newly created position that will see you leading and mentouring a team of editorial and production colleagues responsible for the publication process of a portfolio of prestigious journals. You'll be in contact with editors, authors and reviewers and act as escalation point for publication queries. Another important aspect of this role will be the review and continuous improvement of workflows across all editorial and production processes.

Skills required:

This role will be tasked with leading important improvement projects therefore solid knowledge of editorial and production systems and processes is key, including best practice and latest technologies. You will be skilled with managing budgets and finding cost effective solutions, and have extensive knowledge of Open Access journals across both editorial and production stages.

You will be managing a lovely team and we are on the lookout for someone with excellent people management and development skills, to ensure the ongoing growth and success of the team in their respective roles.

The company:

Our client is a long-standing society publisher committed to dissemination of high quality research worldwide. Their portfolio of journals spans across many life science disciplines and the continue to pursue and promote Open Access sustainable models. As mentioned, they are based in a gorgeous grade listed building in the heart of London, which boats a staff canteen offering subsidised lunches every day.

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.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

Head of Editorial and Production

Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Publisher
Digital Editorial, Digital Production, Digital, Editorial, Journals, Management, Publishing, Production, Operations

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