Managing Editor (maternity cover)

Available upon Request
06 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Editor to join our client, a leading STM Publisher, to help grow an assigned list of journals. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with Journals experience and a thorough knowledge of Open Access to drive strategic journal development and content commissioning. The role is based in their offices in Hertfordshire, a short and easy commute from London. This is a 12 month maternity cover position.

Managing Editor Key duties:

  • Manage the day-to-day responsibility of an assigned number of journals, including building editorial boards, building citations and monitoring performance
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure journals are performing and meeting KPIs in terms of usage, reputation and quality
  • Work with internal stakeholders to ensure the editorial workflow is operating efficiently
  • Maintain up to date and relevant competitor intelligence and statistics
  • Report using the peer review system to drive development and make improvements

Managing Editor Experience / skills required:

  • Experience working within STM Journals in an editorial role
  • Strong understanding of Open Access
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines with excellent management skills
  • A self-motivated attitude and the ability to work minimum supervision
  • Highly literate and numerate and IT proficient

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

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