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Senior Editor - Science

We have a fabulous opportunity to work for a progressive publisher of scientific journals, ebooks and other digital products. Based in London, this newly created role offers the successful person the opportunity to grow and develop this role and put their stamp on it.

The Senior Editor will be responsible for one of the company’s flagship journals, and  you will build your knowledge of research advances, subject experts and centres of excellence within journal scope to ensure cutting-edge, high-quality content is commissioned and published to deadline. You will also commission, schedule and manage the content for your journal as well as curate journal social media accounts to engage with the scientific community and promote journal awareness.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Journal and article content development
  • Relationship building and management of Editorial Board and Subject Experts
  • Journal management
  • Assist the Editorial Director with reports and admin as needed
  • Quality control
  • This is a super new role for someone with experience of working on a scientific journal, and who is looking for the next step in their publishing career, with more responsibility and the opportunity to carve out their own niche.  The successful person will be educated to degree level or higher in a life science subject and will have some proven  experience within a journal environment. Ideally, you will have experience of using ScholarOne for managing manuscripts from submission through to acceptance, and an interest in  building knowledge of relevant scientific subjects. Great attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines are essential.

This role offers an attractive salary and company benefits, as well as great career development opportunities. For further information, please send your CV and a short cover note.

Senior Editor - Science

Redwood, London
Full-time, Permanent
Commissioning Editor, Editor, Editorial
Salary description: 
Highly attractive salary and excellent company benefits

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