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Publishing Systems Executive

Do you love a good, efficient and smooth running system and process? Are you experienced in peer review? We have the PERFECT job for you!

We are looking for a Publishing Systems Executive to join a highly successful scientific publisher based in Cambridge. The Publishing Systems Executive will be responsible for the efficient and effective running of the peer review systems and workflows.

You will work closely with the editorial and production departments to maintain and develop the journal peer review and content tracking systems.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Working with managers to develop and refine effective workflows for manuscript submission and production
  • Providing technical support and advice to system users, identifying and resolving problems
  • Designing custom reports according to departmental requirements
  • Deliver systems training workshops and presentations
  • Contribute to special projects relating to system support and development

Additional responsibilities may include project management of system migrations, updates and integrations.

Essential skills

  • Detailed understanding of scholarly publishing, including peer review systems
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to problem solve
  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly and effectively
  • Good time management skills - able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well as a team

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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Publishing Systems Executive

Inspired Selection, Cambridge
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Professional, Publisher, STM
Content Manager, Content, Editorial, Project Management, Management, Publishing, Publishing Support, Other Publishing, Support, Production, Operations, Executive