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Editorial Assistant – Online Peer Review

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Role: Editorial Assistant – Online Peer Review

Location: London (Remote for Cov19)

Salary: £22,000

Report to: Online Project Manager


About  our company: Editorial Assistant – Online Peer Review

• We are an independent, leading academic and professional publisher.  We are a growing company, with over 1,500 employees based in London, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Singapore, New Delhi and Melbourne.

• We believe that education is intrinsically valuable to a healthy society and

we're dedicated to producing high quality content in our books, journals and digital products.

• We're  passionate  about  contributing  to  our  local  communities;  we  run  a

diverse mix of  community-based programs each year and we make sure everyone has the chance to get involved.


Job Purpose: Editorial Assistant – Online Peer Review

To support our internal and external personnel in the effective use of a number of online peer-review systems. To support the roll-out of bespoke peer-review sites, arrange for

customisation of journal workflows and provide on-going training to external editors.


The role: Editorial Assistant – Online Peer Review

•          Assist the Online Project Manager in the roll-out of ScholarOne Manuscripts™ and other online peer review platforms to an agreed budgeted number of journals annually.

•          Support Journals Editorial Department and Journals Production Department in queries pertaining to our online peer review systems.

•   Provide help and advice to users of the ScholarOne platform.

•          Attend meetings with external and internal journal editors to demo and advise on proper use of their online peer review platform in person and via web-based training.

•   Support department-wide initiatives and projects, as required.


Skills and Experience: Editorial Assistant – Online Peer Review

•          An  interest  in  academic  publishing  and  a  keen  appreciation  of  challenges  and opportunities faced by the industry.

•   Knowledge    of    journal    peer    review    and    submission    systems;   ScholarOne

Manuscripts™ experience desirable but not essential.

•   Good attention to detail and accuracy.

•   Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.

•   Strong oral and written communication skills.

•   Reasonable level of IT skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office


Deadline: 24th January 2021