Editorial Manager (OUTSIDE IR35)

Heat Recruitment
09 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Editorial Manager

•CV Submission Deadline: 12/03/2018 12.00

•Deadline for Questions: No Deadline (Email)

•The Maximum Daily Pay Rate £300.00 Ltd

•Location: Outer London: Apollo House

IR35 Status: EXEMPT

•Contract Length: 6 months

•Minimum Security Clearance Level Required: SC - Security Check


Manage team of writers and editors. Responsible for every word that appears on-line and in print. Conceives and sustains brand voice. Approve projects and publication design. Supervise the development of projects from concepts up to the end product. Develop strategic plans for marketing. Manage the content publishing process, including sourcing, proofing, testing and programming and promotion; Manage editorial transactions. Ensure that standards are met and there is continuous improvement.

Experience Required:

1. At least two years’ experience in an editorial role for report style publications at Government or similar level

2. Proven writing skills, and experience of proofreading and copy/subediting

3.Excellent time management skills and ability to work on own initiative

4. Experience of managing a high performing team

5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a customer focus

6. Ability to collaborate closely with colleagues at all management levels and across disciplines

7. A high degree of literacy and numeracy

8. Experience of using different IT packages within a working environment


1. Review the structure of emerging drafts in collaboration with report’s authors. Provide a third party view of flow, readability and internal logic.

2. Develop and review report style and structure including chapter and section formats, heading hierarchies, and appendices, in collaboration with the report’s authors.

3. Monitor, review, and revise report in compliance with house style. Manage related quality assurance of emerging drafts ensuring that errors in house style, spelling, punctuation, and syntax are corrected.

4. Design report style and layout in accordance with the publisher’s style, editorial, and publishing requirements.

5. Review and approve proofs submitted by the publisher prior to the production of the final report, during the publication phase.

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