We have a fabulous new permanent part-time role for a Journal Development Editor to work for a highly respected online medical journal, in the areas of human reproduction and physiology. The role can be worked remotely.
Reporting to the Chief Editor, the role of Journal Development Editor will be to work directly with senior editorial management on the efficient management and strategic development of the journal. This role will also involve regular analysis and reporting of key journal metrics to assess performance and development decisions.
The role will also include progressing initiatives and developments (e.g. novel content strands) as outlined by the Chairman and will identify potential new initiatives or subject areas to strengthen the journal’s position within the market sector. Other areas of responsibility will include working with the Editorial Office as required, to help manage an efficient, rigorous and author-friendly peer-review process that maintains highly professional and scientific standards.
This is a fabulous new and varied role, ideal for someone with relevant medical journals experience who is looking for 3 days a week (flexible days). The ideal candidate will have demonstrable proven experience of driving forward the strategic direction of a journal, and a solid understanding of how scientific journals operate, how they can be developed, how to harness the subject experts to improve the impact factor and what the impact of OA will be. You will be educated to degree/post degree level in a biomedical subject, with relevant experience in medical/health science journal publishing and solid knowledge of the peer review process.
Your interactive, team-working and analytical skills should be second to none and excellent written and verbal English language skills are a must.
This role carries a highly attractive salary and company benefits and will work from home. For further information please send your CV with a short cover letter and salary expectations.