Managing Editor (Biomedical)

12 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Journal development via article commissioning, review articles and editorials, the aim of providing each journal within the ME’s area of responsibility with a consistent stream of high quality manuscripts. Commissioning of review article manuscripts. Working on pharmaceutical and medical device company info. Liaison with the Commercial Sales department and visits to pharma/medical communications companies. Peer review management. Providing recommendations for destination titles, and advising the Transfer Desk staff as required. Conference attendance (including internationally) with the aim of maintaining a solid awareness of the disciplines relevant to the ME’s commissioning remit. Launching new titles and rebranding open access titles. General journal management tasks. Promotion of journals via social media.

  • Interest in and knowledge of biomedical subjects
  • PC skills and experience with Microsoft Office software
  • ScholarOne manuscript submission system
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Confidence to approach senior individuals at conferences
  • Qualification in a biomedical
  • Previous journals publishing experience in an editorial role
  • Previous experience of peer review
  • Experience in biomedical research
  • Ideally: familiarity with the pharmaceutical and medical communications industries