Production Editor – Journals

An academic publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking to recruit a Production Editor for their pre-press production department.

Reporting to the Senior Production Editor, the Production Editor will have responsibility for a number of academic journals, from obtaining the copy through to final print.  The main responsibilities include:

  • Managing the publication of journals by the planned issue date and to contracted length
  • Ensuring articles are completed to schedule
  • Contributing to the appraisal of the quality of work carried out by freelancers
  • Ensuring journal specifications are correctly recorded
  • Managing invoicing for open access articles in the production workflow system
  • Advising supplier managers on the services required by particular journals
  • Providing support services to editors, board member and contributors
  • Managing internal and external relationships with authors, academic editors and Societies
  • Liaising with colleagues, keeping them informed of progress and developments.

The successful candidate will have proven academic journal or book production experience, the ability to manage a varied task list and be keen to build their experience within a large international academic press. Excellent administration skills and experience of copywriting and proofreading are essential, as is a solid understanding of typesetting, printing and design and online publication.  Crucially you will need to be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and as such, exceptional written and verbal communication skills will be required.

 

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and strong benefits.

 

To apply for this position click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 254. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.

 

Early applications are preferred.

 

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Reference: 
TP 254
Company: 
Location (free text): 
London
Location (from list): 
London
Type: 
Editorial
Job sector: 
Academic, STM
Employment type: 
Contract
Application email: 
Required skills: 
Academic journal or book production, copywriting, proofreading, Typesetting, printing and design, Online Publication
Salary description: 
Competitive + Benefits