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Managing Editor

If you have experience of managing a portfolio of scientific journals, then this opportunity to join a small team of existing managing editors to organise and manage the commissioning, development and publication pipeline of three exciting, digital medical open-access journals could be your next step.

Based in Buckinghamshire, the company are open to remote and hybrid working, with ideally 1 day a week in the office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing commissioning strategies to solicit citable journal contributions
  • Identify appropriate topics for special collections
  • Managing a schedule with authors and reviewers for all published content
  • Working to ensure timely peer review is in place for all submissions
  • Working with production colleagues to support content delivery 
  • Support the editorial coordinator with handling permissions and queries as necessary
  • Carrying out first and second edits of articles
  • Chairing regular meetings (online) with the journals’ editorial board members 

Solid experience of journal publishing workflows and commissioning experience is essential, preferably in STM. You will also have a keen eye for detail and first class organizational and communication skills.

For further details please send your CV with a brief cover note outlining your interest and salary expectations.



Managing Editor

Redwood, Buckinghamshire
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, STM
Editor, Editorial, Journals
Salary description: 
Attractive salary and company benefits

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