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Production Editor (Fixed Term Contract)

We are looking for a Production Editor for a prestigious scientific publisher in London, to look after a highly regarded portfolio of journals and to carry out day-to-day production responsibilities. This is a fixed term contract to cover parental leave up until 30th December 2022. Our client offers hybrid working, with a minimum of 2 days a week in the office.

As a Production Editor you will be coordinating and managing workflows of print and online scientific / medical journals to agreed deadlines. Responsibilities will include (amongst others):

  • Quality check editorial content ensuring content is approved by all stakeholders
  • Coordinate the workflow of content through to agreed publication deadlines
  • Identify quality issues, take appropriate action and feedback recurring errors to the relevant teams
  • Coordinate publication schedules for press/priority content
  • Maintain journal style and provide advice/information to colleagues and vendors on house style
  • Support the launch of new titles.
  • Related admin duties (file curation, meeting administration, archiving, etc.)

If you have some journals experience in an editorial or production capacity and are looking for a step up, this could be an amazing opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team and take on a more hands-on role as Production Editor. You should have strong proofreading skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload and manage time efficiently. To find out more, get in touch ASAP!

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Production Editor (Fixed Term Contract)

Editor, Production

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