Overview

Our client, a well respected publishing operation, is looking for a Publishing Editor on an interim basis to cover maternity leave until February 2019. Reporting to the Senior Publishing Editor, the main responsibility is for the publishing performance of a journal. This includes delivering the very best content, ensuring the highest academic standards and contributing towards strategies designed to increase profitability.

The day-to-day accountabilities of the Publishing Editor include but are not restricted to:
• Taking a lead on all aspects of a prestigious title and becoming the face of the publication
• Managing the peer review process and post acceptance procedures to ensure that high quality material is available to production
• Ensuring high impact and visibility for the journal to achieve a market leading position
• Working closely with marketing colleagues to ensure that the correct campaigns are instigated to achieve full market coverage

Applicants must be educated to degree level, in a scientific subject and ideally have some solid experience working in an STM publishing environment. You will need to demonstrate commercial awareness, a thorough knowledge of the publishing process and a good understanding of the publishing needs and expectations. Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills are essential as is the ability to influence. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, confident and outgoing with the talent to work across all levels.
The role is to cover maternity leave for a period of one year and ideally the successful candidate will be available to start in February 2018.
If you feel that your skills meet the requirements of this Publishing Editor role, please send in an application today.

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We always receive a high volume of applicants, and are unfortunately unable to give individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within one week of your application, unfortunately on this occasion we have been unable to progress your interest. We’d love to keep your CV on file however, for future opportunities that may arise.

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