Journals Editor

Up to £26000 per annum
11 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Journals Editor
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: Westminster
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Holiday: 23 + 2 fishing days per year

The Role:
Working for a not-for-profit society publisher based in central London, you will be editorially responsible for a group of international peer-reviewed journals. They are looking for someone who has either a background in science, previous experience working for an STM publisher, or a strong understanding of the academic community and excellent communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure that journals publish on time and to budget
- Oversee themed journal issues
- Provide Panels and freelance staff with a high level of support
- Work with the author community and contacts to invite new material
- Ensure appropriate quality control procedures are in place
- Promote published articles through social media

What they are looking for:
This role provides excellent career progression for someone with experience of working in a Journal editorial office. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills, as well as an understanding of journal publishing. This is not a writing or public relations role but applicants should be used to working as part of a team and be able to organise their time effectively. A high-level of computer literacy, attention to detail and excellent numeracy skills are also required.

Group benefits include:
- 25 days annual leave
- Up to eight per cent of salary contributed to a personal pension scheme
- 24 hour employee support line
- Death in service benefit equivalent to one year's salary
- Interest free season ticket loan
- Cycle to work scheme
- Big Gym membership savings with the Gymflex scheme

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