Editorial Assistant

Success Recruit Ltd
20000.00 GBP Annual
09 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Success Recruit are currently working with a forward-thinking and growing organisation who are looking to recruit an Editorial Assistant to join their busy office located in Central Essex.

The successful Editorial Assistant will be expected to have a Medical Science degree - or equivalent qualification.

The successful Editorial Assistant will be expected to:

  • Be able to prioritise their own workload whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Have a desire to progress and develop

The successful Editorial Assistant will be rewarded with:

  • A hardworking and driven team
  • A corporate and professional working environment
  • Future development opportunities

Job Specification

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of the Editorial Assistant is to provide support with the co-ordination of workflow for journals whilst being a strong team player supporting other internal departments and external stakeholders.

Duties to include but not limited to;

  • Research specific skills and knowledge to assist with commissioning journal content and authors
  • Commission articles, abstracts and features
  • Conduct your own independent reading about the latest topics, source experts in the field and make sound decisions about papers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Editorial Board members and hold forewords, interviews and peer review suggestions
  • Proof and edit all content, ensuring content remains within set guidelines


Monday to Friday - 8:30AM to 5:00PM


Circa GBP20,000 DOE

After 1 year of service salary increases to GBP25,000, after 2 years of service salary increases to GBP30,000.

Dear Job seeker! We value your application however we are unable to respond to everyone directly due to high volumes we receive. Please be assured though that we will review your CV and should we believe you meet the experience needed for this vacancy one of the team at Success Recruit will be in touch very shortly!

In the meantime, we wish you all the best in your new job search and finding a position you will be happy long term within.