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Journals Deputy Editor

We are excited to be working on a lovely new role with a scientific membership body in London, who are seeking a Journals Deputy Editor to work on a portfolio of science journals. They publish high quality journals aimed at the veterinarian community, but this role will play a crucial role in the development and delivery of their educational publications.

This role offers a hybrid working model, with 2 days a week in their office in Central London.

Reporting directly into the Editor in Chief, and managing 1 direct report, this role will be responsible for:

  • Leading the management of a flagship educational journal, as well as contributing to other publications and helping with the strategic development for the portfolio
  • Organising editorial board meetings
  • Commissioning engaging and relevant content for the journals, listening to recommendations for the editorial boards
  • Managing the online article submission system
  • Working closely with the other publishers to ensure content is delivered on time and to the highest possible standards of quality and user experience
  • Attending relevant conferences and events

We are looking for a journals development professional, with a successful track record in Academic / STM publishing and good knowledge of commissioning content for a specialised readership.

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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Journals Deputy Editor

Full-time, Permanent
Academic, STM
Editor, Editorial, Journals, Research

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