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Managing Editor (Journals)

Do you have experience managing high-quality journals, and are you looking for a new exciting role? We are recruiting for a Managing Editor post for one of our scientific publishing clients. They are a fantastic digitally-focused publisher of medical journals and online content, and this role will focus on the management and development of three open-access journals.

They are based in Buckinghamshire, but are open to remote and hybrid working, with ideally 1 day a week in the office.

The Managing Editor will be responsible for:

  • Managing the publication and overseeing performance of 3 peer-reviewed medical journals
  • Creating a commissioning plan to solicit article contributions
  • Organising the publishing schedule around authors and reviewers
  • Overseeing journals performance to achieve growth, visibility and readership objectives
  • Liaising with the Production team to support content delivery
  • Carrying out occasional first and second edits, and style checks
  • Booking and chairing meetings with editorial board members

This is the perfect next role for someone with solid experience in journal publishing, preferably within the scientific sector (though not essential), and good understanding of manuscript management.

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.

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Managing Editor (Journals)

Inspired Selection, Buckinghamshire
Full-time, Permanent
Editor, Editorial, Journals, Research

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