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Managing Editor x2

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Role: Managing Editor x2

Location: London (Remote for Cov19)

Salary: £32,000 - £50,000

Reports To: Executive Managing Editor


About Us: Managing Editor

 • 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.

About our team: Managing Editor

•   We are a highly motivated and hard-working but friendly and welcoming team

• We are a key part of the Open Access journals division, one of the most dynamic and fastest growing parts of the company.

Could  you  be our new Managing Editor?     You will need:

• A biomedical background to at least BSc level and ideally a higher degree (MSc, MPhil or PhD); a firm grasp of the principles of biomedical research, and of correct trial design and reporting standards

•  Ideally, journals publishing experience in an editorial role

•  Excellent    relationship    management    and    communication    skills    and confidence  in  working  with  internal  and  external  stakeholders,  including senior academics. Talent for establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with journal editors

•  A   proactive   approach,   good   commercial   awareness   and   a   strong

understanding   of   the   open   access   journals   publishing   business   and processes

•  Excellent organisation skills and an ability to prioritise effectively

•  The ability to travel to attend conferences, both in the UK and internationally

• A high level of motivation, with the capacity to work independently and as part of a close-knit team


Your new role: Managing Editor

•  Hands-on   journal   development,   including   article-level   commissioning, original research article solicitation, special collection development

•  Building specialised scientific knowledge of allocated subject areas

•  Selecting  and  inviting  peer  reviewers;  working  with  external  editors  and internal Managing Editors to make final accept/reject/revise decisions

•  Managing existing open access titles and developing editorial boards

•  Achieving acceptance by key indexing services; driving impact factor growth

•  Driving   revenue   growth   via   increased   submissions   of   APC-paying manuscripts


Deadline: 24th January 2021